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Nortek’s AVC Sales, Operating Loss Up In Q3 [TWICE]
Loss attributed to technology shifts, inefficiencies in combining businesses.
Sonos Files Patent Suit over Denon’s Heos System [TWICE]
Sonos filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against D+M Group over the Heos wireless multiroom-audio system launched earlier this year by Denon. Sonos also complained about...
Google Unveils Lollipop Devices, TV Streamer [TWICE]
The first devices with Android 5.0 Lollipop OS include the Motorola-made Nexus 6 6-inch phablet, HTC-made Nexus 9 8.9-inch tablet, and Nexus Player streaming-media...
Harman, NBA In Marketing, Merchandising Partnership
Harman becomes NBA’s official headphone, speaker, and audio partner.
Joseph Brown, Home Entertainment Founder, Passes Away At 87
He expanded the AV specialty chain to 10 locations in Houston and Dallas before it was acquired by Tweeter.
Crestron Pyng Promises Big Drop in Home-Automation Install Time
A new home automation app and hub developed by Crestron will reduce installation time and boost margins for installers. Crestron's Pyng app for iPads...
URC Expands Distribution of Home Automation System
URC has expanded its regional distributor base to 18 companies to sell its ccGEN2 IP-based whole-house home automation system, launched early this year.
Nest, Yale, Samsung Promote Thread Home-Automation Standard
A seven-member technology group that includes Nest Labs, Yale Security and Samsung’s CE group has defined a wireless mesh-network technology said to offer more...
Control4 Optimistic About its Role in the Connected Home
Control4 executives went to an investors’ conference in New York City this week to deliver an optimistic forecast of their company’s potential in the...
Nortek to Realign Home-Tech Brands into Three Groups
The new Nortek group that consolidates the company's AVC Group brands with the previously independent SpeakerCraft/Proficient and Panamax/Furman brands will realign all nine...