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ADT Settles Lawsuit With NorthStar for $3M

ADT Settles Lawsuit With NorthStar for $3M

ADT has settled its lawsuit against NorthStar after providing evidence from at least 500 customers who said they were victims of deceptive sales…

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5 Dolby Atmos Scenes and Music Videos to Demo for Clients

Specific scenes from Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver and Bohemian Rhapsody, along with videos from Imagine Dragons and…

People & Places: CEDIA Names Burkhardt Fellow; Torus adds Collins; AVB

People & Places: CEDIA Names Burkhardt Fellow; Torus adds Collins; AVB

July 22, 2019 The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news.

Jobs of the Week: Technician and Programmer, Project Manager, More

Jobs of the Week: Technician and Programmer, Project Manager, More

July 19, 2019 Looking for a new job in the integration biz? Check out these openings for a/v techs, sales reps, project managers and more for the week of July 15, 2019.

ADT Settles Lawsuit With NorthStar for $3M

ADT Settles Lawsuit With NorthStar for $3M

July 17, 2019 ADT has settled its lawsuit against NorthStar after providing evidence from at least 500 customers who said they were victims of deceptive sales tactics from NorthStar employees.

Mehrganpour and Blair Named Lutron Co-Presidents

Mehrganpour and Blair Named Lutron Co-Presidents

July 17, 2019 Executive vice-presidents Ramin Mehrganpour and Ed Blair have been named Lutron co-presidents. Mike Pessina will continue to serve as Lutron's co-chief executive officer, along with chairperson and co-chief executive officer Susan Hakkarainen.

iPoint Boosts Employee Confidence; Turns Around Jobs Quicker for  Salem, Ore. Integrator

iPoint Boosts Employee Confidence; Turns Around Jobs Quicker for Salem, Ore. Integrator

Advertorial · July 17, 2019 Precision documentation of projects, scheduling and invoicing brings greater workforce efficiency—and more jobs—to Hear No Evil, Salem, Ore.

5 Dolby Atmos Scenes and Music Videos to Demo for Clients

5 Dolby Atmos Scenes and Music Videos to Demo for Clients

July 12, 2019 Specific scenes from Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver and Bohemian Rhapsody, along with videos from Imagine Dragons and Hans Zimmer are great new demo scenes to show clients.

Nominations for 2020-2021 CEDIA Board of Directors Are Now Open

Nominations for 2020-2021 CEDIA Board of Directors Are Now Open

July 08, 2019 Seven board positions are open for the 2020-2021 CEDIA Board of Directors, with those slots being filled by both elected directors and appointed directors.

Guitar Center Continues to Expand Its Custom Installation Footprint

Guitar Center Continues to Expand Its Custom Installation Footprint

July 08, 2019 Guitar Center’s acquisition of CE Pro 100 Tunnel Vision Technology Inc. (TVTI) expands its Business Solutions Group to Illinois and beyond.

Jobs of the Week: Technician and Designer, Sales Rep, More

Jobs of the Week: Technician and Designer, Sales Rep, More

July 02, 2019 Looking for work in A/V? Check out the latest listings for audio visual jobs for the week of July 1: Experienced Systems Integration Technician, Installer, and more.


5 Effective Steps to Sell More Home Theater

July 01, 2019 Using the QDEOC (Question, Demo, Educate, Options and Close) technique can help boost your two-piece projection home theater sales.

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ProjX360 Launches New Inventory Management Solution

June 27, 2019 ProjX360's Inventory Management Solution is now available and features product tracking by serial number, unlimited warehouse creation, and several new product ordering options.

iPoint Adds 149 Features to its Business Management Platform

iPoint Adds 149 Features to its Business Management Platform

June 03, 2019 Business managers can set up, assign and track sales staff commissions. The system also calculates and tracks commission payments.

Alloy Software Brings Inventory Management Into Modern Age

Alloy Software Brings Inventory Management Into Modern Age

May 10, 2019 Through its proprietary automation features, Alloy's inventory management software help manufacturers track their product numbers.

2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide Entry Deadline Extended

2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide Entry Deadline Extended

May 07, 2019 Get your product in front of over 140,000 buyers. Enter by May 10 to secure your listing in the 2019 CE Pro distribution guide.

One Day Left to Get Listed in 2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide

One Day Left to Get Listed in 2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide

May 02, 2019 Get your product in front of over 140,000 buyers. Enter now to secure your listing in the 2019 CE Pro distribution guide.

ProjX360 to Launch New Inventory Management Solution in June

ProjX360 to Launch New Inventory Management Solution in June

April 22, 2019 ProjX360's Inventory Management Solution features support for barcode scanning, product tracking by serial number, and several new product ordering options.


simPRO Enters US Market with End-to-End Cloud Software Solution

April 15, 2019 Software as a Service (SaaS) provider simPRO brings 17 years of success in verticals such as electrical, security and HVAC to the custom integration market.

2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide - Get Listed

2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide - Get Listed

March 26, 2019 Get your product in front of over 140,000 buyers. Enter now to secure your listing in the 2019 CE Pro distribution guide.

ProjX360 Releases QuickBooks Integration, Previews Inventory Management Software

ProjX360 Releases QuickBooks Integration, Previews Inventory Management Software

November 15, 2018 With the release of QuickBooks Desktop Integration, users can now see clients, products, proposals, and more all in one place.

Crestron and Microsoft Develop New Business Collaboration and Communication Solution

Crestron and Microsoft Develop New Business Collaboration and Communication Solution

October 12, 2018 Crestron’s new Flex products are designed to keep business conversations flowing, and includes products such as VoIP desk phones, soundbars, and a tabletop video-conferencing phone.

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CEPro 2019 Brand Analysis Special Report

CEPro 2019 Brand Analysis Special Report

May 30, 2019 The 2019 CEPro Brand Analysis Special Report reflects the current market, including the influx of smart-home aware products such as voice-control platforms, smart speakers, smart locks and other common devices. While some of our annual standards continue to top the list, we also have some interesting new contenders.

2019 CE Pro 100: Download the Full Report

2019 CE Pro 100: Download the Full Report

April 29, 2019 2019 mark’s the 20th anniversary of our CE Pro 100 list of top revenue-generating home-technology installation firms. Download the complete report here for the list of firms and statistical breakdowns of performance.

2019 Business Outlook for Integrators by Company Size

2019 Business Outlook for Integrators by Company Size

March 06, 2019 Integration firms come in many shapes and sizes. They don’t all offer the same services or have the same growth expectations. This is why, we took a second look at our 2019 State of the Industry report to add a layer of analysis based on company size.

2019 State of the Industry Report

2019 State of the Industry Report

January 15, 2019 The custom electronics industry saw a healthy 8 percent growth rate in 2018, down slightly from the blazing 11 percent growth in 2017 but still admiringly strong. Our 2019 State of the Industry indicates that readers expect to see even more growth in 2019.

2018 CE Pro Wage & Salary Study: How Do Your Wages & Benefits Compare?

2018 CE Pro Wage & Salary Study: How Do Your Wages & Benefits Compare?

2018 CE Pro Wage & Salary Study reveals average annual wages by region and size of company for installation and service technicians, sales managers, administrative personnel, project managers and more.

Distributors Guide 2018: How A/V and Home-Automation Wholesalers Serve Home-Technology Dealers

Distributors Guide 2018: How A/V and Home-Automation Wholesalers Serve Home-Technology Dealers

August 15, 2018 Improved web portals, regular training events, self-pick warehouses with information kiosks, and broader product lines are among the abundant initiatives from distributors of audio, video, home automation and other home-tech products.

6 New (And Successful) CE Business Models to Reach Millennials

6 New (And Successful) CE Business Models to Reach Millennials

It's not so much that Millennials and other modern-day consumers want cheap; it's more that they want simple, convenient and immediate.

Multiroom Audio Installations Special Report: Exclusive Research

Multiroom Audio Installations Special Report: Exclusive Research

July 12, 2018 First-ever CE Pro Multiroom Audio Deep Dive Study reveals benchmarks for margins, man-hours, wireless vs. hardwired and more key data.

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

The first-ever in-depth CE Pro research reveals profit, pricing, scale and popular elements in lighting control installations.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2018: Most Popular Brands Among Smart-Home Pros

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2018: Most Popular Brands Among Smart-Home Pros

June 04, 2018 CE Pro 100 dealers, the largest smart-home pros in North America, reveal their top brands in home-tech categories such as audio, video, networking, home automation, HDMI cables and lighting controls.

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Bedrock Learning, Inc.

Bedrock Learning, Inc.
Understanding the industry and having technical skills increases sales, improves productivity, lowers costs and builds the bottom line. That’s why companies rely on Bedrock Learning for training and materials that produce...
www.bedrocklearning.com
Christie

Christie
Christie Digital is a global visual, audio and collaboration solutions company offering diverse solutions for business, entertainment and industry.Going to CEDIA? Reserve a seat in the Christie Digital theater presentation or...
www.christiedigital.com
Coleman Cable Inc.

Coleman Cable
CCI is a leading manufacturer and innovator of wire and cable and other electrical products, serving a multitude of channels and industries. With extensive design and production capabilities and a long-standing dedication...
www.colemancable.com
ConnectWise

ConnectWise
ConnectWise transforms how technology solution providers successfully build, manage, and grow their businesses. Our award-winning set of software solutions provide a fully integrated, seamless experience to companies in more...
www.connectwise.com
Cooper Lighting

Eaton
Eaton’s Lighting Division delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting and controls solutions, specifically designed to maximize performance, energy efficiency and cost savings.  The...
www.cooperlighting.com
Custom Display Solutions (CDS), Inc.

Custom Display Solutions (CDS), Inc.
Established in 2000, Custom Display Solutions, Inc. (CDS) has flourished into a premier custom design manufacturer for the AV industry.  Our foundation is our commitment to quality, integrity and responsiveness to our...
www.cds4av.com
D-Tools

D-Tools
Leader in system design softwareD-Tools has forged relationships with key Custom Electronics manufacturers such as Crestron, Middle Atlantic, Sony, GE Security, Lutron, Runco, SpeakerCraft and many others to provide product...
www.d-tools.com
Dorrance Supply Company

Dorrance Supply Company
Located in Youngstown, Ohio, Dorrance Supply Company is a third generation family owned and operated business. Founded in 1947, Dorrance Supply has grown from a small localized distribution center to a leading provider of...
www.dorrancesupply.com
iBridge

iBridge
iBridge Connected Home by Napco, professional HAaas suite affordably delivers smart home and security, controls alarm, video, climate, lighting, locking and small appliances with iBridge App on any smart device or with...
www.connectedhome.net/sign-up
Ihiji

ihiji
Ihiji is the foundation of your service operations center. Your technicians can remotely monitor the status of all of your clients’ networks and IP devices.  The customized dashboard shows all Ihiji connected...
www.ihiji.com
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