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Epson Introduces Bright PowerLite 1930 for Meeting Rooms and Small Venues
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 01:00 PM
Projector Delivers Full Suite of Connectivity and Features for Under $1000

ViewSonic Wins Best New Solution and Most Innovative Solution Awards at ChannelPro Reseller Forum
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:56 PM
The PJD8653ws Interactive, Short-Throw Projector and VSD241 Smart Display Voted by Attendees as Most Innovative and Best Solution, Respectively

ViewSonic Shipping New 70-inch Interactive Display
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:55 PM
CDE7051-TL Targets Smart Classrooms, Corporate Boardrooms and Way-Finding Applications with Six-Point Touch Smart Display Board

NEC Display Solutions Introduces New PA Series Projector for Installation Applications
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:53 PM
Professional Advanced Model with New Chassis Brings Upgraded Connectivity and 6,200 Lumens of Brightness

OCHO Inc. Enters Final Week of Pre-order Campaign Inches from Final Goal
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:50 PM
Backers have until Friday, April 25 to pre-order the OCHO Pad, OCHO Mini or Software Development Kit.

TouchSystems Adds New Sharp Displays to Its Touch-Integrated Sharp Line
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:49 PM
TouchSystems grows its product offerings with the addition of two, multi-touch Sharp large-screen displays.

Matrox at InfoComm 2014 - Product Preview
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:47 PM
Video Wall Controller Boards, H.264 Encoders/Decoders, Fiber-Optic KVM Extenders, Video Streaming and Recording Appliance and Quad HD Capture Card to Be Showcased

ESA Offers Three Reasons for Updating Your Home With Technology This Spring
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:45 PM
The Electronic Security Association (ESA) reveals top benefits of smart home technology.

New Tripp Lite Low-Profile Surge Protector Makes Home and Business Theater Installations Easier
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:43 PM
Compact Surge Protector Features a Low-profile Design Perfect for Flat-panel Displays

Bitcasa Announces Chromecast Support for Android
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:41 PM
Latest Android Update Enables Chromecast Users to Stream Any of their Digital Content

Denon's New Envaya Bluetooth® Speaker - for Sensational Sound On-the-go
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:40 PM
Sensational sound on-the-go is now a reality as Denon® Electronics, a leading manufacturer of premium home and personal audio products, introduces the Denon Envaya DSB200 Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Designed and engineered for consumers looking for exceptional musical performance from a portable speaker, the Denon Envaya delivers the goods for those who want to enjoy better and bigger sound.

ONYX HD3™ Delivers Biometric Touchless Fingerprint Security to Enterprise iOS and Android Applications
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:16 PM
60-day free trial now available; Auto-capture capability added

VIVITEK INTRODUCES NEW LARGE VENUE DUAL LAMP PROJECTOR RANGE
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 12:00 PM
The D6000 series provides a presentation solution for the most demanding of video applications

L-com to Exhibit at the Del Mar Electronics & Design Show (DMEDS)
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 11:49 AM
April 30th and May 1st at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego, California

Christie Takes Simulation Display Solutions on the Road to Orlando April 30 and May 1
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 08:44 AM
Christie Introduces World's First DLP® Simulation Projection System with LED Illumination

Young viewers are key segment to target for the OTT video market
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 07:36 AM
New Industry Report Examines Current Trends in Video Content Licensing Ecosystem

Kramer's Newest Scaler/Switchers Have Built-In Mass Notification & Emergency Communication System
Submitted on: 04/23/14, 06:53 AM
Educational and/or Corporate Campus-Wide Emergency Alert Capability

Home Technology Specialists of America Invites Invenshare Creator to Host Personalized Member Training
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 08:16 PM
Invenshare creator, Josh Willits to host second training for HTSA Members, highlighting best practices for utilizing the unique member tool

Bluetooth® Innovation Series is 'Can't Miss' Training on Wireless Connectivity for the Internet of Things
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 08:10 PM
Bluetooth SIG brings together industry experts and developers for hands-on training to tap the potential of wireless for wearables, beacons, applications and accessories

Home Automation Tops Residential Tech Trends
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 08:05 PM
From smartphones to smart watches to smart cars, technology is transforming nearly every aspect of our lives, streamlining daily routines and providing quick, easy access to the capabilities and content we want most. Not only are new technologies providing convenience on-the-go, but they are becoming accessible and affordable in homes under $400k.

Consumer Sentiment Toward Overall Economy, Tech Spending Slide in April, According to CEA's Monthly Indexes
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 08:02 PM
The CEA Indexes comprise the ICE and ICTE, both of which are updated on a monthly basis through consumer surveys.

Christie Takes Simulation Display Solutions on the Road to Orlando April 30 and May 1
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 08:00 PM
Attendees will see demonstrations of solutions that optimize dynamic image quality, maximize uptime and work efficiently within a narrow budget.

PS Audio's DirectStream DAC Debuts at Axpona/Chicago
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 07:58 PM
Revolutionary all-DSD DAC can be auditioned in Room 434 of the Westin O'Hare, Friday 4/25-Sunday 4/27/2014

Hillcrest Labs Selected by Lenovo to Bring Motion, Gesture and Cursor Control to Smart TVs
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 07:56 PM
- Hillcrest's Freespace(R) MotionEngine(TM) to Power Lenovo's Android(TM) Smart TVs -

LynTec to Highlight Industry-Leading Power Control & Distribution Systems at PLASA Focus: Baltimore
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 04:27 PM
LynTec, a leading manufacturer of customized electrical power control for professional audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems, will highlight its award-winning Remote Power Control Mobile (RPCM) power distribution panel at PLASA Focus: Baltimore 2014, taking place May 8-9.

Kanex Pro Joins HDBaseT™ Alliance
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 10:33 AM
KanexPro has joined the HDBaseT Alliance as an adopter member to promote HDBaseT matrix and Extender line of products.

TP-LINK N600 Entertainment Adapter Connects Wired Ethernet Devices to Your Wireless Home Network
Submitted on: 04/22/14, 08:54 AM
TP-LINK's N600 Universal Wireless Dual Band Entertainment Adapter (TL-WA890EA)connects any Ethernet-enabled device to your wireless home network. With N600 dual band wireless speeds and four LAN ports you get ample bandwidth for smooth HD video and music streaming and online gaming.

iBridge™ Connected Home Providing The House Of Tomorrow - Today
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 06:28 PM
The concept behind the technology is known as "The Internet of Things" (IoT) in which everyday objects are outfitted with sensors and connected to the web.

Pulse by Sengled Intelligent Bulb Reinvents Ambiance with LED Lighting Plus Wireless Speaker
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 06:25 PM
Pulse by Sengled is the first product in the new sengLED+ intelligent lighting family, which represents the company's vision of transforming lighting from utility to lifestyle with the integration of consumer electronics into LED lamps and luminaires.

SANYO Unveils Expansive 2014 Full-HD TV Lineup With Crisp Images And Excellent Sound Quality
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 06:23 PM
Introduction of 24" to 65" Models with Screen Sizes That Offer Larger Viewing Area - Up to 20% more in some models

Mocana Calls Heartbleed a "Wake-up Call" for Makers of Smart Connected Devices
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 06:19 PM
Properly Protecting the Internet of Things Will Require Changes from Business as Usual

HomeSeer Launches New Cloud-Based Remote Service for Home Automation
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 06:04 PM
HomeSeer's new cloud-based "myHomeSeer" service greatly simplifies remote setup for users of the company's popular home automation systems. The free standard service will support a single HomeSeer system (perfect for most users) and a paid premium service is available for users with up to 5 systems.

CEA Stands Behind Aereo on Eve of Supreme Court Case
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 05:55 PM
"This is a case of an entrepreneur with a bright idea being sued by an industry trying to preserve the status quo."

CE Industry Recycles 620 Million Pounds of Electronics in 2013
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 05:43 PM
CEA, eCycling Leadership Initiative have doubled annual recycling since 2010

ARTHUR HOLM PRESENTS DYNAMIC1H
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 05:41 PM
ELEGANT, COMPACT, ROBUST AND FUNCTIONAL

Bay Audio Introduces the PTM+ Home Theater Solution
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 05:38 PM
Custom engineered home theater systems deliver the ultimate resources to integrators

FSR's Jon Melchin to Reprise Popular BIM Presentation at 2014 BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 05:25 PM
BICSI Canada will take place from April 27-30 in Vancouver, British Columbia at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Blonder Tongue Wins Appeal in Ktech Patent Litigation
Submitted on: 04/21/14, 01:52 PM
Earlier District Court Ruling Upheld, Holding Three Ktech Patents Invalid

ESP/SurgeX Continues to Grow by Acquiring SurgeX International
Submitted on: 04/18/14, 11:27 AM
ESP/SurgeX announces the acquisition of SurgeX International

Moxivo ueses phone lines for multi-room audio system
Submitted on: 04/18/14, 06:07 AM
Intellegg recently launched Moxivo, a multi-room audio system that uses your existing phone lines to connect an audio source to all of your stereos or self-powered speakers.

Belkin Upgrades WeMo App with New Features for the WeMo Light Switch
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 02:41 PM
Available for both Android and iOS

LG Electronics Expands 'Second Screen' TV Ecosystem With Open-Source, Multi-Platform 'Connect SDK'
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 02:39 PM
Enables Mobile Application Developers to Integrate With LG Smart TVs and Other Popular Television Devices

ecobee Becomes First Thermostat Company to Receive OpenADR 2.0b Certification
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 02:36 PM
New certification provides homeowners and businesses with improved energy savings.

NorthStar Announces New Monitored Smoke Detector Hardware
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 02:35 PM
NorthStar now offers the Encore Products "Firefighter" hardware that turns any existing smoke detector into a monitored smoke detector.

Onkyo Premieres "Emotion Delivered" Audio Concept in 2014 Mid-Range A/V Receivers
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 02:33 PM
Onkyo introduces two new THX Certified Network A/V receivers supporting the latest HDMI specification for 4k/60Hz and HDCP 2.2. Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies provide ultimate wireless connectivity.

NuForce's Primo 8 In-Ear Headphones Deliver Unsurpassed Vocal Sound Quality Using a Breakthrough Quad Balanced Armature Speaker Design
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 02:30 PM
NuForce releases Primo 8, new flagship in-ear headphones that provide stellar bass, captivating mids and delicate highs to envelop the listener in musical textures almost real enough to touch. The Primo 8 excels in its ability to reproduce vocals unlike any other in-ear headphones on the market, today.

Extron Updates Popular Hideaway Series Enclosures with Digital Connectivity and USB Power
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 02:28 PM
The compact HSA 300 provides inconspicuous access to AV connectivity, AC power, and USB power.

Honeywell's new Basic Compensated Unamplified Board Mount Pressure Sensors Provide High Durability, Sensitivity and Flexibility
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 02:03 PM
Allows OEMS to Manage Amplification to Maximize Resolution --- Widest Pressure Range Enables OEMs to Maximize Sensitivity --- Small Size and Package Options Simplify Installation --- Low Current Consumption Allows for use in Battery-powered Applications --- Global Supply Chain Expertise Provides Fast Delivery

Biamp Systems' Five-Year Warranty Honored by 2014 SCN Stellar Service Award
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 01:48 PM
Biamp Systems, a leading provider of innovative, networked media systems, today announced that the company has been awarded with a 2014 Systems Contractor News (SCN) Stellar Service Award in the category of "The Ultimate Reputation Saver (Best Warranty Program)."

L-com Offers Keystone Panel Mount Option for HDMI Applications
Submitted on: 04/17/14, 01:43 PM
Applications where the keystone HDMI couplers would be commonly used are: home theatre, OEM HDMI designs, professional A/V and digital signage applications.

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