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Darryl Wilkinson  |  Sep 09, 2017  |  0 comments
I’ve written about NuBryte before because of the company’s unique and beautiful TouchPoint color touch-screen consoles that fit in single- or double-gang junction boxes, replacing existing light switches—and the company continues to be noteworthy...
Al Griffin  |  Sep 09, 2017  |  0 comments
Now in its 70th year, Stewart Filmscreen filled its CEDIA booth with eye-catching new screen options, including the Balόn Borderless and Gemini Dual-Roller ElectriScreen.
Darryl Wilkinson  |  Sep 09, 2017  |  0 comments
Although not associated with Stephen King and his his horror novel of the same name, smart firewall maker, CUJO, says that there are over 20 billion internet connected devices worldwide as of 2017. These devices include internet-connected TVs, refrigerators, thermostats, security cameras, home automation systems, and even baby monitors. Surprisingly, most of these devices have little, if any, security measures built-in, a situation which is essentially equivalent to leaving all the doors and windows in your home wide open with a sign on the lawn saying, “Take what you want.” If you have children in your home, there’s the additional worry of dangerous, devious, and/or deviant web sites that are waiting to be discovered by the youngsters who have access to the internet through your home network.

CUJO is a friendly looking, tabletop device with LED status “eyelids” embedded on the front. CUJO uses artificial...

Joe Palenchar  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  0 comments
Five home-AV companies from five NATO member countries entered into an ad hoc multinational alliance at CEDIA 2007 to demonstrate a 10,000-watt 7.4.6-channel $106,000+ home theater featuring premier products from each company.
Al Griffin  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  1 comments
Sure, many high-speed HDMI cables can handle 4K/60 content. But can they hack it at that resolution for distances greater than 15 feet?
Al Griffin  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  0 comments
Vivitek had lots of new stuff to show off at CEDIA, including an ultra short-throw projector and an Ultra HD model that also happens to be ultra-inexpensive.
Darryl Wilkinson  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  0 comments
Aura from Cognitive Systems is a dead simple home monitoring system that can be installed in minutes without tools. The system uses a small, rectangular Hub and from one to four identical-looking Beacons that plug into the AC outlets in a home or apartment. The Hub uses Wi-Fi to connect to the network’s router for internet access and creates a mesh network to communicate with the Beacons in the system.

Aura is an extremely unusual home monitoring system in that it...

Darryl Wilkinson  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  0 comments
Triad Speakers (a division of home automation and entertainment company, Control4) announced today the speaker company’s first foray into the amplifier market with the introduction of the Triad One Streaming Amplifier. The new Triad One is a single-zone, high-resolution, wired and wireless streaming amplifier with two channels of amplification of 100-watts each. Designed to function as a component within Control4 whole-house automation and entertainment system, offers a simple way to add an additional zone without having to pay for amplifier channels that won’t be used in a multichannel amp.

The company says that the Triad One is...

Joe Palenchar  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  0 comments
Watching the big game on a big screen is just the ticket for most sports fanatics, but what if you took it a step farther and brought, say, a 155-inch display outdoors to watch the game by the pool — in surround sound — while you’re hosting a barbecue?
Mark Fleischmann  |  Sep 08, 2017  |  0 comments
dARTS celebrated its recent renaming by flaunting 50 grand worth of holistically integrated surround gear in one of the show's best-sounding demos.

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