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Sony Shows 4K Ultra HD TV Line
By RS Staff,   January 26, 2015
Sony Electronics showcased its new line of BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD televisions, designed to enhance image quality and provide expanded access to content. More..

Apple Loosens Up, Opens HomeKit To Outsiders
By Joseph Palenchar, TWICE,   January 26, 2015
Apple created a tightly controlled ecosystem for its smartphones and tablets, but it has loosened up a bit in launching its HomeKit home-automation initiative. More..

URC Ships Screw-In LED Wireless Lighting
By RS Staff,   January 26, 2015
With the new URC LED Lighting, professional integrators can add lighting control to every Total Control or ccGEN2 installation. More..

Tripp Lite Side-Mount Rack Enclosure Cabinets
By RS Staff,   January 26, 2015
Tripp Lite has introduced two new heavy-duty SmartRack wall-mount rack enclosure cabinets. More..

DTS:X Positioned As Alternative To Atmos
By Joseph Palenchar, TWICE,   January 26, 2015
DTS is positioning its DTS:X object- based surround technology as a flexible alternative to Dolby Atmos. More..

Dish Continues CI Plan
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   January 21, 2015
During CES last month, Dish Network made headlines with its first 4K Ultra HD programming plans and an “over-the-top” (OTT) streaming service targeting so-called cord cutters. But somewhat under the radar, former custom integrator Frank DeFilippis continued his mission of guiding the satellite TV provider toward a more streamlined and profitable future. More..

Luxury Community Debuts with Home Automation by ELAN g!
By RS Staff,   January 21, 2015
If there was a more perfect alignment in philosophies between a developer and a solutions provider Jack Rainey of Chesapeake Systems Services (CSS), had never seen it before. More..

Autonomic Adds Director of Sales, Western Region
By RS Staff,   January 21, 2015
Bergman-Haughey's experience in the consumer and commercial electronics markets spans twenty years. More..

Icontrol Adds Second Home-Automation Camera/Hub
By Joseph Palenchar, TWICE,   January 21, 2015
Piper-brand device at $269 adds night vision, higher resolution. More..

URC to Combine Total Control and ccGEN2; Sonos Update Coming Soon
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   January 21, 2015
The Harrison, NY, manufacturer is combining its two control systems lines, Total Control and ccGEN2, converging the software in the next two weeks. The move is intended to “make things easier on products, purchasing, training, programming, and marketing." More..


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