CEDIA Expo 2017

AVNation is headed to San Diego to bring you CEDIA Expo 2017. We will bring you all the latest news from the residential and custom installation market. Our team of integrators and residential veterans brings their unique insight and asks the questions you would ask if you were at the show. Whether you are a residential dealer or a commercial integrator, you can learn about the latest in audio, video, lighting, voice control, and more. Our coverage of CEDIA Expo 2017 is made possible thanks to the support from Control4 and our great underwriters.

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An Echo Dot integrated into multi-room audio, soundbars, and LCR from Origin Acoustics.

Real-time quoting, cloud-based project management, and an updated interface from D-Tools at CEDIA 2017.

OneVision’s Jason Griffing talks about ways they are helping integrators support their clients.

The only product still in production to be inducted into the CEDIA Hall of Fame, ihiji’s Stuart Rench discusses remote management and more.

Jeff Zemanek of Rayva talks with us about how they help the residential dealer create great experiences for their client.

From networked audio, simple interfaces, to new graphical remotes, we get the latest from Jason Evans from Nuvo.

Talking home networking for the CI channel with Josh Thurman of Luxul.

Reid Cram from Vantage talks with us about human-centric lighting

Ken Eagle from Atlona talks about a residential version of their streaming system and transmitting HDR and 4K.

Install and mount various types of equipment at the displays. Josh Mills’ from Hide it Mount shows us how their system works.

A new sort of in-wall speaker systems from Nakymatone.

Configuring outdoor speaker systems with Terra Speakers and Will Hallet.

Clean power and power management solutions from Torus Power at CEDIA 2017.

Celebrating 70 years with Stewart Filmscreen, multi-material electric screens, and ambient light rejecting technology with Robert Keeler.

Brian Azzano of Stealth Acoustics talks about hidden speakers and outdoor LED systems.

Audio processing to make any source sound great. Meridian Audio’s Ryan Donaher discusses the next generation of Meridian.

Hand crafted, American made speakers with Leon Speakers at CEDIA 2017.

Fortress Seating’s Gabi Wolper talks about high-end seating, hidden buttons, and controllable seating at CEDIA 2017.

High-end home audio, processing, and more from Datasat’s Robert McKinley at CEDIA 2017.

One of the coolest interviews we did at CEDIA 2017. A chair, or loveseat, that moves along with the movie you are watching.

We talked with Speakercraft about their new line of outdoor speakers. Adjustable, outdoor rated, and 300 watts.

Elan is bringing back hard buttons on their remotes to cut through the six-button push to access certain menus.

BlueBolt integration, dashboard, and modular cards on some new Furman products.

Video monitoring, storage of videos, and more from Logitech at CEDIA 2017.

The winner of a CEDIA 2017 award, find out how to protect your home, IoT, and devices from external threats and those within your network.

From “the Rolex” of shades to updated panels and controllers; we get the latest from Lutron.

Sending HD and above video over a typical home network.

Starting with the biggest news of When / Then. We talk lighting, audio, networking and more.

What is a system controller for audio and why do you need one in your home?

RTI is integrating their Pro Control line more. We get a look at how to expand a Pro Control system into a full RTI control platform. Their 25th anniversary remote control.  

We talk with Just Add Power about their ability to down-convert HDMI, support multiple display requirements with one source, and their philosophy on pushing feature upgrades with firmware updates.  

Wallpaper OLED, HDR, LCD, and a Dolby Atmos soundbar.  

A modular LCR (left, center, right) speaker system that doesn’t require you to cut into the wall studs.  

What are some of the products you have access to as a member of AVAD? Super thin TVs, training, and more.  

An update on the Logitech Harmony remote. Multiple IR emitters, connection with lighting, and more.  

Vanco has a new line of HD video transport for the network. They also recently purchased Beal Street audio. We discuss how these two products will help their customer base.

Sending 4K and HDR over the network, matrix switching, and HDBaseT POE.  

Josh.AI has new hardware and a new way to interface with their voice control solution.  

Getting to the root of dirty power in an audiovisual system with SurgeX.

Creating a unique experience in home theaters is a challenge. Screen Innovations has introduced a new line of projection screen that is dynamically adjustable. In addition, they are announcing their first step into the shade segment.

When dealers look for ways to differentiate themselves and make their proposals less likely to be Amazoned (the act of looking up products for cheaper prices) they often look for products that cannot be found online or in a big box store. That was the thinking, according to Powerhouse’s Dennis Holzer, behind the new Powerhouse … Read more

Interoperability, new members, and playing whack-a-mole with fake products. It’s all in a day’s work for Z-Wave’s Mitch Klein.

We talk with Da-Lite’s Malissa Rone about why adding the ambient light rejecting material to an electric screen was a big deal and how to retrofit existing screens.

Our #GAFA friend, Bruno Napoli, has a new endeavor; giving your customers better service. Watch as he explains their new 24-hour help desk service at CEDIA 2017.

We talk with ProAudio Technologies about why they use commercial-grade components in their equipment designed for home audio theaters.

We get a look at one of the newest battery technologies to hit the U.S. residential market in the last two years. Reduce your carbon footprint or just get off the grid during “peak hours”.

Fibaro shows us how to use ZWave technology for energy monitoring and micro controllers for your automation system from the show floor of CEDIA 2017.

Peerless-AV expands their line of audiovisual outdoor systems to include 4K and soundbars.

Draper talks about their rechargeable shades, ambient light rejecting screens, and more from the show floor of CEDIA 2017.

Mounting equipment behind the display, power management, and the full power of Legrand behind you. Plus, a brand new website. We get the latest from Middle Atlantic from the show floor of CEDIA 2017.

From the show floor of CEDIA 2017 we get the latest from Access Networks and Bryce Nordstrand. Access Networks has announced Access Networks branded wireless routers. We get a behind the scenes look at Core 2 and Core 3 and the differences. How you can update a 2-layer switch to a 3-layer switch in the … Read more

Z-Wave Alliance Hosts Member Pavilion, Smart Home Installer Trainings at CEDIA EXPO 2017

The If, Then ability allows audiovisual dealers to give their clients conditional command sequences. It lets customers dynamically customize their existing systems.

I have written and spoken about how voice control will be one of the new steps forward within the commercial AV space. At CEDIA 2017’s press day yesterday, we got a glimpse of just how soon that will be. Last year was the big announcements that Control4, Crestron, Elan, and others can be controlled through … Read more

SAN DIEGO (September 7, 2017) – CEDIA is pleased to announce the 2017 Americas winners for the Home Technology Professional Awards competition. Fifteen projects were honored at the CEDIA Celebration as the best work completed by home technology professionals this year. “It was wonderful to celebrate the excellent work that CEDIA members have completed this year with … Read more

This week the residential side of the AVNation crew heads to San Diego, California for CEDIA 2017. We’ve been covering CEDIA almost since our inception. AVWeek Episode 7 was a wrap up of the show with panelists that attended. Over the last few years, the residential side of audio video has increasingly become important. This … Read more

For service to the residential audiovisual and consumer electronics industry over the course of 40 years, Bodley will receive the CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Over 90 audiovisual companies across 18 countries have applied to the CEDIA awards.

INDIANAPOLIS (May 31, 2017) – Registration for CEDIA 2017 has officially opened at cedia.net/register. This year’s show, hosted at the San Diego Convention Center from September 5-9, will offer attendees concentrated access to the new products, breakthrough innovations, and targeted training they need to drive their company competitively into the future. “CEDIA 2017 brings together … Read more

Dave Evans, the co-founder of Stringify, will deliver the opening keynote address to CEDIA 2017, the annual residential audiovisual trade show.

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