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ihiji Secures Funding for Internet of Things Expansion
By RS Staff,   April 23, 2015
Austin-based ihiji has raised $1.8M in capital to fund its next stages of growth and new product development to help manage the “Internet of Things” (IoT). More..

SI Recruited by NASA for Space Station Project
By RS Staff,   April 23, 2015
Many high-end home theater owners over the years have requested Star Wars and Star Trek themed rooms. This is the first time, actual astronauts have installed a theater system. More..

HTSA Launches New Member Mentor Program
By RS Staff,   April 23, 2015
HTSA leverages existing members’ knowledge and experience to create a mentor program that will strive to ensure success for its vendors and membership. More..

AVAD Kicks Off Opportunity Tour Today
By RS Staff,   April 23, 2015
North American custom residential and commercial AV distributor AVAD is launching its fifth annual Opportunity Tour today, featuring new products and solutions, food for attendees, and other business-enhancing opportunities. The series of one-night-only events will run from April 23 to June 30, 2015. More..

HTSA Forms Strategic Alliance with Nationwide Marketing Group
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   April 22, 2015
In an attempt to better prepare for a more connected consumer electronics and home appliance market, the CE buying groups Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) and Nationwide Marketing Group (NMG) have formed a strategic alliance, effective immediately. More..

Crestron Welcomes More Than 500 Industry Professionals 

to ‘Masters’ Classes
By RS Staff,   April 22, 2015
Crestron’s annual professional development classes and seminars are designed to help Crestron Service Providers (CSPs) sharpen their skills together. More..

SupplyStream Offers Affiliate Program to Manufacturer Reps
By RS Staff,   April 22, 2015
SupplyStream, the web-based platform that aggregates industry products and suppliers into a single website for dealers, has launched an “affiliate program” that offers manufacturer reps a tool to streamline their business along with a recurring commission when they sign up dealers for a SupplyStream account. More..

Origin Acoustics is Now Shipping its Seasons Outdoor Collection
By RS Staff,   April 22, 2015
Origin Acoustics, the architectural loudspeaker brand led by Jeremy Burkhardt, has begun shipping its Seasons outdoor audio collection. Origin completely rethought the category and has developed speakers that offer greater output and deeper bass. More..

Azione Unlimited Elects Three New Board Members
By RS Staff,   April 22, 2015
Azione Unlimited (AU), the education/buying group for integrators and custom retailers, has elected three new board members. The two dealers elected to the board are: Jason Voorhees, of Cantara Designs; and Dennis Jaques, of Maverick Integration. The new vendor member is Ryan Donaher of Meridian. More..

Beale Street Audio Expands Internationally with Distributor Acquisition
By Jeremy J. Glowacki,   April 22, 2015
Beale Street Audio has acquired Netherlands-based distribution company BMB Electronics B.V., as part of an international growth strategy that will also integrate the company's new China warehouse and build on a new international distribution partnership with URC. More..


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