Bob Archer’s ‘Best of CEDIA’ Product Picks for 2017
Senior editor Bob Archer highlights 12 products from companies like Sony, Origin Acoustics, Triad, Dish and Just Add Power that stood out on the CEDIA 2017 show floor.
Elite PrimeVision DarkStar UST eFinity Screen
The DarkStar UST eFinity employs a multilayer optical microstructure to filter approximately 95 percent of overhead light. The screen’s .5-gain and 180-degree viewing angle provides homeowners with a sharp image that maintains a high amount of contrast in rooms with lots of ambient light. Elite trims the screen out with a 9mm bezel. The DarkStar pairs just about perfectly with short-throw projectors from companies like Sony and Epson to make a killer large-screen solution at sizes starting at 120 inches (16:9).Back to article
LG’s ‘Innovation Rampage’ and More Best Displays from ISE 2019: Integrator Report
Commercial Integrator Brock McGinnis shares insights and images on the biggest, baddest, brightest, flattest, narrowest pixel-pitched displays at ISE 2019.
8 New Control4 Home Automation Apps, Drivers Debut at ISE 2019
Third-party home-automation developer Chowmain to showcase new Control4 IP drivers and T3 touchscreen applications at ISE 2019 for channel browsing, HVAC control and consumer-friendly personalization tools.
Hands On: $5,750 BluOS-based DALI CALLISTO System Redefines Wireless
Backboned by the latest wireless audio technologies, as well as Lenbrook’s BluOS whole-house audio operating system, the DALI CALLISTO ups the ante for consumer audio.
Bob Archer’s 2018 Home-Technology Products of the Year
CE Pro senior editor Bob Archer chooses his favorite products Sony, Bowers & Wilkins, Araknis, Bose and Inneos as highlights from this past year as the top solutions in the residential technology market
Crestron Pyng OS2 Takes Center Stage at Resi Summit
Crestron Residential Summit unveils several new products, including Pyng OS2 smart home automation control, outlets, DIN rail thermostat, high-power dimmer, and line of cabinets.
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Home of the Year: This Massive Villa Features a Fully-Automated Observatory and Much More
This 16,000-square-foot mansion is studded with over 200 Ketra architectural lights and 13 Crestron control panels to help the homeowner enjoy their favorite hobby with ease.
Elan Controlled, Alexa Voice-Activated Game Room Helps Homeowner Enjoy Retirement
Elan automation plus Amazon Alexa voice control gives this English homeowner the ability to set up specific commands for his game room such as 'Alexa, turn on darts' to set a special lighting scene for playing darts.
15-Zone Wireless Audio System Too Much for DIY
'Wireless' does not mean easy. Chicago-area retirees turn to integrator Orbis Solutions for 30-speaker Beale Street Audio wireless audio solution driven by Sonos amps.
27 Speakers, 0 Subwoofers Resolve Home’s Outdoor Audio Challenges
NYC integrator ATTYWON designs outdoor audio system for massive Long Island property using 27 120-degree dispersion Episode speakers with no subwoofers. Did it work?
Smart Home Shines With Only Low-Voltage Lighting
Audio Intersection nixes the high-voltage cable in this Elan smart home, running low-voltage cabling to power and control 77 LED fixtures from LumaStream.
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