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CEDIA 2014 - Tradeshow Report
09/11/14, Brandon Hetherington for, HomeToys.com
CEDIA 2014, this years show used the slogan "Hyper-Change" to signify the ongoing evolution of the residential AV market and promises to showcase "New Products, New Innovations and New Demands." As usual HomeToys.com was on hand to see what was what at this years show. Below is a list of some of the new products featured at CEDIA 2014.

CEDIA 2014 - Special News Report
09/08/14, Prepared by, HomeToys
Here are all the press releases that we have published for the show --- and you can still submit your show news if you haven't done that already.

CEDIA Will Be Here Before You Know It
09/08/14, Len Calderone for, HomeToys
CEDIA EXPO 2014 where you can see change. You will be able to touch, and be transformed by the products and trends driving the residential market. There will be a wealth of new ideas and products, and you should be there.

Why do I Need a Subwoofer? Part Three
09/02/14, Contributed by, Aperion Audio
How Subwoofers Work

What are the Latest Home Theater Seating Trends?
09/02/14, Contributed by, VIA International
As time goes on and the entertainment room is being used for more than just a movie viewing area, the furnishings and layouts have become more diversified to accommodate a more casual and interactive environment.

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CEDIA 2014 - Underway in Denver Colorado

Submitted on: 09/10/14, 05:14 AM

CEDIA 2014 is underway in Denver, Colorado with training sessions beginning on September 10th and the Show room floor opening up on the 11th.  This years show used the slogan "Hyper-Change" to signify the ongoing evolution of the residential AV market and promises to showcase "New Products, New Innovations and New Demands."  

Showcasing a full spectrum of the Home Technology trends that are relevant today and tomorrow CEDIA 2014 hosted thousands of visitors browsing the booths of nearly 500 exhibitors.  As well over 100 courses will be offered that cover home automation, home theater, audio video, systems integration and networking.
 
As usual HomeToys.com is on hand to see what was what at this years show.  Stay tuned for our Special CEDIA Tradeshow Report.  
 
For all the News and announcements from this years show make sure to check out our SPECIAL CEDIA NEWSPAGE.

Apple, Inc. Just Gained Another Competitor in the Smart Home Space
Submitted on: 09/08/14, 05:35 AM
Companies are starting to pick sides in the home automation race, and Sony just made its choice. The company announced at the IFA conference in Berlin this week that it is joining Qualcomm 's AllSeen Alliance, a coalition of tech and consumer co

Savant gets $90M from KKR
Submitted on: 09/04/14, 05:26 AM
Want proof that the smart home is big? Check out the whopper private equity investment that KKR has made in Savant. Savant said it has raised $90 million from its founder Robert Madonna and affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR). The round will he

Elgato to launch HomeKit with full iOS 8 integration
Submitted on: 09/02/14, 05:34 AM
Elgato will be an exhibitor at IFA Berlin this year, but the company has already announced the introduction of its new HomeKit to the market, with supposed full iOS 8 integration. The HomeKit will be fully compatible with Apple’s HomeKit home automation platform

Icontrol Networks Powers SmartHome Ventures' PEQ Home Automation System
Submitted on: 08/29/14, 05:33 AM
Icontrol Networks, a leader in connected home technology and innovation, today announced that SmartHome Ventures has chosen Icontrol to power the newly-launched PEQ (pronounced "peek") home automation system, available now at www.mypeq.com, and at select Best

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Smart Home Guru smanos Steals the IFA Berlin Show with New Products
Submitted on: 09/13/14, 07:07 AM
Chuango Security Technology Corporation, an innovative developer of wireless home automation and DIY security systems, launched and added two exciting products to its already comprehensive smart home range, smanos, at IFA Berlin 2014.

Riedel's STX-200 Brings Skype Capabilities to Live Broadcast and Production Workflows
Submitted on: 09/12/14, 02:57 PM
Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, today announced the release of the STX-200 broadcast-grade professional interface, which brings any Skype(R) user worldwide into the professional broadcast environment.

Riedel's RSP-2318 Smartpanel Provides Powerful Multifunctional Interface for Broadcast Deployments
Submitted on: 09/12/14, 02:32 PM
Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, today announced the release of the new RSP-2318 Smartpanel. RSP-2318 offers features and capabilities that will enrich the user experience and change the way AV professionals communicate.

Riedel Announces New Tango Networked and Expandable Platform With Its Own Intercom Application
Submitted on: 09/12/14, 02:09 PM
Riedel Communications, provider of pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, today announced the release of Tango TNG-200, the company's first fully networked platform based on the AES67 and AVB standards.

iStabilizer Announces The Perfect Selfie Creator - Monopod & Shutter Remote Bundle for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & Action Photos
Submitted on: 09/12/14, 08:26 AM
Patent-Pending Lightweight 1 Foot Monopod Extends Over 3 Feet with Bluetooth Shutter Remote to Take Selfie Photos & Videos without Reaching

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Linear Corp. Encore - Whole-House Music in an Affordable System

Linear Corp. Encore - Whole-House Music in an Affordable System

The Encoreā„¢ Digital Audio Distribution System offers better than CD quality sound for customized music throughout the home. Less costly and more flexible than installing individual room systems, the Encore Kit permits sharing of up to 4-audio sources across 4-zones/rooms (expandable to 32 zones). With 24-bit digital technology, 50-watts/channel, and adjustable sound control, hi-definition whole home audio has never been easier to install from scratch or as an upgrade.

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MuxLab Inc.

MuxLab Inc.

(Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

MuxLab designs and manufactures hardware that allow single-use coax cable to be replaced by Cat5e/6 twisted pair cable in the audio-video and CCTV environments.

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