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Kramer US President Dave Bright Appointed to AQAV Board of Directors
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 09:15 AM
Kramer's Successful Support of Quality in AV Continues

En Pointe Teams With Symantec, Veeam, and Other Data Management Leaders to Optimize Data Usage for C
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 07:01 AM
Dedicated Data Management Team Delivers Support Services in a Growing Market

Parks Associates: Nearly 40% of U.S. broadband households have looked up health information online
Submitted on: 07/22/14, 06:37 AM
Jennifer Kent of Parks Associates presents consumer engagement research at mHealth + Telehealth World

Vaddio GroupSTATION Enhances Client Experience and Delivers More Revenue to its Operations
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 03:27 PM
Leading co-working space uses Vaddio GroupSTATION to enhance the client experience and deliver more revenue to its operations

Raspberry Pi Brings IoT (Internet of Things) to a Home Theater Soundbar; Enables Remote Control from Phones/Tablets, Joins Wi-Fi Network, Streams Music and Internet Radio
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 03:04 PM
Right-Ear/Left-Ear Technologies releases more details on One Bar, its debut home theater soundbar that actually "talks" differently to each ear for dramatic 3D virtual sound performance.

Marantz Completes This Year's Classic Stereo Line-Up With Versatile PM7005 Integrated Amplifier With USB-DAC
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 03:02 PM
Marantz®, a world leader in advanced audio technologies, is proud to introduce a new stereo star: the PM7005, a versatile Integrated Stereo Amplifier packed with superior-quality components, best-in-class materials, and the very latest in circuit design.

RFaxis Ramps Up Production of RFX1010 Broadband Sub-GHz CMOS RFeIC to Support IEEE 802.11ah and ZigBee Alliance 920IP Initiatives
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:59 PM
Company Now Offers Complete Portfolio of Ultra-Low-Cost RF Front-End Solutions Ranging from 600MHz to 6GHz for the Internet of Things

Klipsch Introduces First Soundbar Under the Legendary Reference Name
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:43 PM
The Reference Unity strategy is a global initiative that will align the majority of its product offerings under the legendary Klipsch Reference series.

LATEST RESOURCE FROM CEDIA HELPS DESIGNERS CONNECT WITH HOME TECHNOLOGY AND THEIR CLIENTS
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:38 PM
CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) has released a 'Home Technology Client Questionnaire' designed to be used by interior designers and architects to help them bring greater clarity and definition to a client's home technology brief.

Third Annual HTSA Marketing Summit Delivers the Ultimate Playbook for Blended Traditional and Digital Marketing Campaigns
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:30 PM
Home technology specialists gathered in Chicago to discuss everything from SEO, SEM, and content creation to email marketing, social media strategies and traditional advertising, all aimed at increasing the reach and authority of specialty integrators and retailers.

2015 Storage Visions Conference Call for Presentations Opens
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:28 PM
14th Anniversary Conference Theme: Storage With Intense Network Growth (SWING)

Audiopro Appointed As Exclusive Distributor of CommandFusion Hardware in Czech Republic & Slovakia
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:25 PM
CommandFusion appoint Audiopro as exclusive distributor of their automation and control hardware range covering the regions of The Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Pasternack Introduces New Series of Low PIM Cable Jumpers
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 02:19 PM
Low PIM Cable Assemblies Utilizing a Formable Semi-Rigid Coax Debuted by Pasternack Enterprises

Platinum Tools® Launches Next Generation Ergo Crimp Tool
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 01:50 PM
The Versatile and Reliable New 9-Inch Ergo Crimp Tool Makes Crimping Even Easier and More Comfortable; the "Straight Plate" Lower Jaw Assembly Eliminates Critical Structural Stress Points, so it Won't Break Under Heavy Stress and Will Last for Years to Come

Smart Home Guru smanos on an Award-Winning Journey
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 12:25 AM
smanos, a trendsetting innovator and dynamic developer of wireless smart home and DIY security systems, is pleased to announce the recognition by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and Gated Publications - Luxury Beyond the Gates for its product design and innovation.

Chuango Brand smanos Showcasing Smart Home Smarts at IFA Berlin
Submitted on: 07/21/14, 12:13 AM
Chuango Security Technology Corp., an innovative developer of wireless home automation and DIY security systems, is pleased to announce the participation in IFA Berlin from Sept. 5th to 10th by the name of its own brand, smanos, on Booth 214 in Hall 15.1 at Messe Berlin.

Hello USA! TrueConf Attends InfoComm 2014 In Las Vegas
Submitted on: 07/19/14, 06:39 AM
TrueConf, a leading developer of video conferencing systems in Eastern Europe, recently demonstrated its solutions at North America's largest AV exhibition, InfoComm 2014, where they were the only CIS video conferencing vendor and one of the two Russian companies present.

Christie Realigns Global Sales with Appointments: Executive VPs and Vice Presidents Named
Submitted on: 07/18/14, 12:16 PM
Dale Miller to head Global Sales, aided by Zoran Veselic, Jeff Klaas, Simon Smith and Lin Yu; Craig Sholder heads Business Development

Sound Solutions Opens New Las Vegas Warehouse and Distribution Center
Submitted on: 07/18/14, 04:05 AM
Sound Solutions Opens New Las Vegas Warehouse and Distribution Center

Sandbox: a Disruptive, Super-Smart, Complete Security System That Sets a New Standard of Affordability
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 05:17 PM
Comprehensive security and surveillance system packs sensors, alerting & notification, video and audio analytics, high def cameras, all-wireless and powerful computing capabilities. Has the ability to notify first responders quickly while also coordinating their efforts.

Kickstarter - PS Audio 'Sprout' Kickstarter Campaign Ends At $414,693
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 05:05 PM
Campaign exceeds 1151% of $36,000 goal

CEA Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Wi-Fi Innovation Act
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 04:55 PM
"Unlicensed spectrum is the fuel that powers innovation."

Pakedge Announces Kickoff of 31-City BakPak Across America Tour
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 04:52 PM
This tour makes 31 stops across the entire continental United States during the three-month span.

BenQ's Ultra-Short Throw Projectors Bring Setup Simplicity and Interactive Tools to Classrooms
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 04:46 PM
New MX852UST and Award-Winning MW853UST Combine Flexible Installation, Interactive Software, and Colorific™ Image Quality

AGCO CORPORATION CHOOSES CHRISTIE 4K HIGH FRAME RATE PROJECTORS FOR 3D VIRTUAL REALITY POWERWALL
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 04:45 PM
Christie Powered Solution Helps AGCO Improve Quality, Reduce Costs, and Encourage Collaboration

New Linksys Wireless Range Extenders Boost Wi-Fi Signal And Help Eliminate Dead Spots
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 04:30 PM
New Linksys RE6500 Range Extender features Wi-Fi Bridge, Gigabit Ports and an Audio Jack for streaming music wirelessly from a stereo system or speaker

CEA Announces International CES Asia to Serve as Premier Asian Event
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 04:23 PM
New tradeshow launches in Shanghai in May 2015 to showcase innovation

L-com Expands Right Angled USB Cable Line
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 04:10 PM
L-com will now be offering black 90 degree angled USB cable assemblies as an additional color option to their popular gray angled cables.

RAND LUXURY'S BEVERLY HILLS LUXURY TECHNOLOGY SHOW TO PREMIERE OCTOBER 15, 2014
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 04:04 PM
-The NY Luxury Technology Show to premiere in Beverly Hills with best-in-class showcases. -Presenting media sponsors Variety and Wall Street Journal partner with Rand Luxury to promote to a select audience.

Pro Audio Technology Subwoofer Offers Deep Bass from Shallow Cabinet
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 12:28 PM
The LFC-12v is the most affordable PRO subwoofer and an ideal performer in rooms where multiple subwoofers are desired or where space is at a premium.

Kramer Electronics Becomes Audinate's 150th Dante Adopter
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 12:20 PM
Kramer Electronics and Audinate proudly announce that Kramer has become the 150th Dante manufacturer to license Audinate's Dante networking solution.

Parks Associates: 60% of U.S. broadband households own a personal health and wellness device
Submitted on: 07/17/14, 08:09 AM
ADT Health, iHealth Labs, Lowe's, Aetna, and Qualcomm Life address consumer engagement for digital health solutions

INSTEON Windows 8.1 Phone App Employs Cortana to Enhance Life in the Connected Home
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 05:05 PM
"Cortana was designed with a simple purpose in mind"

QNAP Now Shipping the First Intel Bay Trail Powered NAS with Media Transcoding Engine for Home/SoHo Market
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 05:03 PM
Both HS-251 and TS-x51 series pack a powerful storage backup with swift streaming capability including both on-the-fly and offline transcoding.

Monoprice Showcases its New Pro Audio Series Products at Summer NAMM
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 05:00 PM
Summer NAMM will be held July 17-19 at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee

Sound Solutions Opens New Las Vegas Warehouse and Distribution Center
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 04:27 PM
Distributor of Wharfedale and other top consumer electronics brands opens new distribution facility to expedite shipping to meet increased market demand while better serving its dealers and customers

RTI to Join Lutron® for Caseta™ Wireless Launch Tour
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 04:24 PM
"Through integration with Lutron's latest product offerings, we are able to provide integrators with an intuitive solution for simple, reliable, and energy-saving connected-home control within a powerful RTI user interface."

Torus Power's Ultra-Compact, Entry-Level TOT Toroidal Isolation Power Conditioners Provide Electronic Systems Integrators Affordable, High-Performance Options for Small to Mid-Sized Audio Video Systems
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 04:22 PM
Compact power conditioners featuring venerable Plitron toroidal isolation transformers are available worldwide

KWIKSET SMARTCODE LOCKS WITH HOME CONNECT JOIN STAPLES CONNECT LINE-UP
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 04:15 PM
Staples Connect™ Customers Now Have Access to Premier Residential Lock For Security, Safety, and Convenience

D-Tools Announces 2014 Design Awards Contest Call for Entries
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 04:12 PM
Worldwide users of D-Tools System Integrator software platform are invited to enter projects for consideration; winners to be announced at CEDIA Expo 2014

R. L. Drake THE INDEPENDENT SHOW 2014 EXHIBITOR PREVIEW -- Booth 427
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 10:07 AM
At The Independent Show, one of the industry's premiere trade shows for independent cable operators, R.L. Drake, a leading global provider of digital and analog cable, digital signage, and MPEG encoding systems, will introduce the PEG-NE24-IP, an HD MPEG digital video encoder.

Over 1.8 million households headed by consumers 25-34 own at least one smart energy product
Submitted on: 07/16/14, 08:25 AM
Parks Associates research finds more U.S. households adopting smart thermostats, smart lighting, smart outlets/plugs and power strips, and smart kitchen appliances

Introducing Thread: A New Wireless Networking Protocol for the Home
Submitted on: 07/15/14, 12:37 PM
Industry-leading companies form Thread Group to create simple, secure and low-power network for the home and its connected products

Almo Professional A/V Announces E4 Philadelphia Expo Scheduled For August 15
Submitted on: 07/15/14, 12:21 PM
"Bonus" Expo Set to Host 35 Exhibitors; Registration Open; Chief & Da-Lite Roadshow to Co-Locate with Event

Auris, Innovative Audio Technology Company, Releases skye, a WiFi Receiver Compatible With Any Music Dock
Submitted on: 07/15/14, 12:18 PM
skye is the second product in Auris' line of novel wireless technology

DVDO INTRODUCES ROKU READY CERTIFIED QUICK6R ULTRA HD 4K HDMI SWITCHER
Submitted on: 07/15/14, 12:12 PM
Customers can now easily access over 1500 streaming channels

Consumer Electronics Industry Revenues to Reach All-Time High in 2014, Projects CEA's Semi-Annual Sales and Forecasts Report
Submitted on: 07/15/14, 12:08 PM
Emerging innovations, such as wearable tech and Ultra HD TV, to grow almost 250 percent

MartinLogan Introduces Dominant Motion XT Speakers
Submitted on: 07/15/14, 11:47 AM
Larger cabinets, bigger drivers, increased power handling capabilities, and higher efficiency push Motion Series to the extreme

On Controls Adds Resources, New Website, Positioning Brand as Ultimate Connected Home Solutions Provider for the Custom Integrator
Submitted on: 07/15/14, 11:45 AM
Enhanced online presence and emphasis on dealer training initiatives highlight On Controls commitment to the CEDIA channel

Severtson Announces Acclaimed Spirit Series In-Ceiling Motorized Projection Screen Now 4K Ready
Submitted on: 07/15/14, 11:23 AM
Made in the USA and Shipping, the High-Quality Spirit Series is Designed for On-Wall, In-Ceiling, and Suspended Installations in Commercial Multi-Purpose as well as Residential Environments;the Screen Disappears from Sight When Not in Use; Standard and Custom Sizes Available

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