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Dec 12, 2016

SnapAV Acquires Autonomic Controls

SnapAV recently announced the acquisition of Autonomic Controls, a company known for high-end multi-room music servers and related products. SnapAV... Continue Reading
SnapAV Acquires Autonomic Controls

Dec 03, 2016

Tessera Completes Its Acquisition of DTS

Tessera Holding Corporation has announced that it has completed its acquistion of DTS, which was first announced back in September.... Continue Reading
Tessera Completes Its Acquisition of DTS

Nov 14, 2016

Samsung Will Acquire HARMAN International

Huge news on this Monday morning, as Samsung announced that it will acquire HARMAN International for $8 billion. For Samsung,... Continue Reading
Samsung Will Acquire HARMAN International

Nov 10, 2016

My Invitation to a Hollywood Celeb's Home Theater

So, I was talking to Tom Hanks one day, and the topic of conversation came around to my work as... Continue Reading
My Invitation to a Hollywood Celeb's Home Theater

Nov 09, 2016

LeEco Enters U.S. TV Market

The name LeEco may not be familiar to U.S. consumers, but the China-based electronics company has a strong global presence.... Continue Reading
LeEco Enters U.S. TV Market

Nov 08, 2016

Home Entertainment Spending Continues to Rise, the DEG Finds

The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) has released its third-quarter report, which reveals that consumer spending on home entertainment products rose... Continue Reading
Home Entertainment Spending Continues to Rise, the DEG Finds

Oct 25, 2016

AT&T to Acquire Time Warner

FierceCable is reporting that AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion. The acquisition would make AT&T, which already owns... Continue Reading
AT&T to Acquire Time Warner

Oct 19, 2016

THX Acquired by Razer

THX has been acquired by Razer, a company that currently specializes in gaming-oriented products and services. According to the press... Continue Reading
THX Acquired by Razer

Oct 17, 2016

What Is Hybrid Log-Gamma and Why Should You Care?

Adrienne Maxwell explains what Hybrid Log-Gamma is and how it will affect future 4K and 1080p television broadcasts. Continue Reading
What Is Hybrid Log-Gamma and Why Should You Care?

Oct 10, 2016

The Golden Rule of Home Automation

After a trip to CEDIA Expo 2016, Jerry Del Colliano has home automation on the brain. What is his Golden Rule of Home Automation? Read on to find out. Continue Reading
The Golden Rule of Home Automation

Sep 26, 2016

CEDIA Expo 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

What were the hottest new products and emerging trends at this year's CEDIA Expo? Check out our show report and photo slideshow for all the details. Continue Reading
CEDIA Expo 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

Sep 19, 2016

What's the Skinny on Skinny TV Bundles?

Tired of paying too much money for too many TV channels that you don't watch? Adrienne Maxwell discusses the new trend of offering "skinny" TV bundles and lets you know what's available in that category. Continue Reading
What's the Skinny on Skinny TV Bundles?

Aug 22, 2016

The Demographics of AV Enthusiasts Are Changing Faster Than the AV Business

The demographics of AV shoppers are changing. Baby Boomers are spending less, and Millennials are reluctant to spend more. Jerry Del Colliano suggests ways for the AV industry to adapt to this sea change. Continue Reading
The Demographics of AV Enthusiasts Are Changing Faster Than the AV Business

Aug 22, 2016

Kaleidescape to Close Its Doors

Over the weekend, CEPro's Julie Jacobson reported that Kaleidescape, maker of high-end media servers and streamers, will close its doors.... Continue Reading
Kaleidescape to Close Its Doors

Aug 19, 2016

Meridian Partners with Barco Residential

Meridian Audio has announced a new partnership with Barco Residential that will add Barco displays to the Meridian distribution channels... Continue Reading
Meridian Partners with Barco Residential

Aug 15, 2016

Why the "Store Within a Store" Approach Makes Sense for CE Manufacturers

Apple has had a good amount of success with its dedicated retail stores, but other manufacturers haven't fared as well. Jeff Berman discusses why the "store within a store" approach might be the safer way to go. Continue Reading
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Aug 10, 2016

Legrand Introduces HDMI Cable Line

Legrand has introduced its first certified High Speed HDMI cables with Ethernet. The line includes eight options, all of which... Continue Reading
Legrand Introduces HDMI Cable Line

Jul 27, 2016

VIZIO Acquired by China-Based LeEco for $2 Billion

Major news came out of Southern California yesterday, as VIZIO announced it is being acquired by LeEco for $2 billion.... Continue Reading
VIZIO Acquired by China-Based LeEco for $2 Billion

Jul 25, 2016

How to Become a Millionaire in the Audio/Video Business

The old adage in Napa Valley is that, if you want to become a millionaire in the wine business, start... Continue Reading
How to Become a Millionaire in the Audio/Video Business

Jun 27, 2016

Are Active HDMI Cables Right for You?

What is an active HDMI cable, and when should you consider buying one? Adrienne Maxwell explains in this week's featured news story. Continue Reading
Are Active HDMI Cables Right for You?

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