CEDIA Expo 2018

AVNation is headed to San Diego to bring you CEDIA Expo 2018. 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 2018 is made possible thanks to the support from our great underwriters.

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CEDIA Expo 2018

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Director’s Choice gets update to their Hall of Fame screen that gives residential integrators bigger choices.

Meridian Audio reveals a streaming device that lets residential audiovisual integrators to deploy any mobile source into an audio system wirelessly.

Kordz discusses the benefits of quality HDMI cables and products for home and office audiovisual integrations at CEDIA 2018.

Eliminating all the points of failure from lighting fixtures gives Lumastream dealers the ability to design, deploy, and maintain lighting systems unlike any other.

D-Tools new software can be accessed in a browser interface without the need for desktop software for audiovisual integrators.

RTIQ gives dealers the power to monitor and fix issues in a residential or commercial integration.

Savant has released their IP audio solution that uses AVB to deploy distributed audio throughout a residential or commercial integration.

Bryston Audio has debuted their newest audio processor that supports Dolby Atmos, DTXS, and more protocols.

AudioControl unveils their new amp that gives residential dealers the power to deploy 70-volt in outdoor or commercial integrations.

Atlas IED shows off their simple sound masking technology that gives residential dealers getting into commercial integration the power to deploy sound masking systems.

Powerhouse Alliance continues to build their A2V white label product line with outdoor speakers for residential integrators.

SurgeX shows off their power monitoring and diagnosis tools for residential audiovisual dealers.

Z-Wave’s Mitch Klein talks about business opportunities for residential dealers like MDUs and hospitality using their technology.

Theory Audio is ProAudio Technology’s line of audio products for residential audiovisual dealers to install in the “rest of the house”.

NthFinity brings their modular LED wall technology to residential AV dealers for both home and commercial audiovisual installations.

QMotion provides residential audiovisual dealers options for low-power consumption shading.

With the purchase of Ketra, Lutron brings dynamic daylighting and highlights to residential dealers at CEDIA 2018.

Atlas IED brings their SHS speaker line to give residential AV dealers options for hiding ceiling sound in home AV installs.

Modulus lets residential AV customers record anything and stream anything, from anywhere.

Vantage lighting shows off their digital addressable interfaces that gives residential dealers the flexibility in setting up lighting systems.

Nuvo unveils a new integration with Amazon Alexa, Control4, and other automation companies.

From existing SONOS speakers to the newly announced Amp, Sanus gives residential audiovisual dealers the tools to mount SONOS products.

Luxul shows of new app for dealers, wireless access points and controllers for residential audiovisual dealers.

Rosewater deploys power and educates audiovisual dealers on selling backup systems.

A month into his new job, Control4 ‘s Charlie Kindel sits down with Matt Scott about technology, voice, and the future of the industry at CEDIA Expo 2018

MSE Audio debuts their award-winning Cherry Bomb outdoor speakers at CEDIA 2018

Amplifiers redesigned from the inside out with the residential audiovisual integrator in mind.

The newest 8K for residential integrators comes from Samsung at CEDIA 2018

OmniStream gives audiovisual dealers the ability to maintain Dolby Vision signals through the network.

Sales and inventory software for audiovisual integrators developed by AV integrators.

Audiovisual dealers can now use the Logitech Harmony remote to control multi-room audio, lighting, shades, and more.

The differences between soundbars and a sound solution for residential audiovisual installations.

Hire your next audiovisual professional, or get hired, with help from HDMI Staffing.

Giving residential integrators the tools to connect HVAC to their home automation systems.

Giving residential integrators security, lighting, and camera recording with Maximus Lights.

Da-Lite’s new Parallax gives AV integrators options for ambient light rejection and new surface options.

Giving audiovisual integrators the right tools for outdoor installations.

A Dolby Atmos soundbar with 17 drivers and some unique audio processing power.

Chief has developed an outdoor rated display mount that gives audiovisual integrators the tools to safely install displays outside.

Giving audiovisual integrators the power to hide speakers and large format displays at CEDIA 2018

Residential audiovisual clients get more choice and flexibility with their Control4 system at CEDIA 2018

Just Add Power announces the ability to run on any switch and the ability to pass along PoE.

The importance of networking and getting audiovisual dealers educated.

Access Networks details their firewall for home network security.

Control4 focuses on making fantastic products for residential audiovisual dealers.

Previewing Creative Labs’ Sonic Carrier that gives residential dealers a soundbar that will wow their clients.

New Luxul app makes it easy for audiovisual dealers to deploy a new network and wireless system.

CoolAutomation provides residential audiovisual dealers the means to get full control and feedback from any HVAC system into any control platform.

ProjX360 gives residential audiovisual dealers the ability to manage sales, project management, and inventory as well as integrate with other software platforms.

Logitech will be showing off multi-room control, remote updating, and a host of training at CEDIA 2018.

New outdoor speakers, dealer process, and new features for Totem Acoustics Tribe series.

CEDIA 2018 concert with Queen tribute band, new OS for Just Add Power products, and using any switch to send video over the network.

Vanco is releasing IoT and video over IP products for audiovisual professionals ahead of CEDIA 2018.

Organization dedicated to helping residential audiovisual dealers create exceptional home theater experiences debuts at CEDIA 2018

Control4 previews recent product announcements, some new tricks, audiovisual networking, and Intercom Anywhere to CEDIA 2018.

SONOS gives audiovisual dealers amplifiers, surround sound in wireless audio space. Enhanced API helps with AV integration.

Audiovisual dealers can use HDMI Staffing for permanent and temporary employee needs.

Paul Hales launches Theory Audio Design with a new audio lineup for CI channel and audiovisual installations. Heading to CEDIA 2018 to show off the new product line.

SONOS resets their CI dealer relationship, expands APIs, and third-party control for audiovisual integration.

Maximus will be showing flood lighting, front porch coach lights, and more with built-in recordable cameras to residential audiovisual dealers at CEDIA 2018.

The Spot for Dot can connect the Echo Dot to an amplifier allowing audiovisual integrators the ability to amplify the Alexa signal locally or throughout the home.

Texas Tuff racks, SHS hidden speakers, and small channel mixers coming to CEDIA for residential dealers doing commercial audiovisual jobs.

Just Add Power is bringing new OS firmware and a 4K PoE receiver that can daisy chain signals to extend your audiovisual over IP signals to CEDIA 2018

Torus Power isolation transformers will be on display at CEDIA 2018. Showing residential dealers and ProAV integrators how to protect systems’ power.

Sage Cinema Series is a way to showcase Wisdom Audio’s high-end theater capabilities for residential dealers.

The new RTiQ gives audiovisual integrators the ability to configure and monitor an RTI control and automation system remotely.

D-Tools offers a scalable,simple-to-adopt, and intuitive, web-based solution that leverages the company’s 20-year legacy of maximizing audiovisual dealer efficiency, efficacy, and profitability

Luxul is debuting a number of managed switches and wireless networking solutions plus offering residential audiovisual dealers classes on how to network the home.

New real-time building permit mapping for home audiovisual integrators allows them to see what’s being built and where.

Audiovisual industry veteran Victor Holloway joins Pro Audio Technology as their newest vice president.

Wisdom audio announces high performance, high-resolution, on-wall speakers for residential audiovisual installations.

At CEDIA Expo 2018 the residential audiovisual dealers will get a 3 minute presentation and then the companies will have a 3 minute question and answer session.

Predictions after CEDIA 2018 for the next year. What trends might arise in time for CEDIA 2019.

Discussing the highlights of 2018 for the residential space and what’s in store for 2019.

Amazon releases new products, looking at the 5G panel discussion from CEDIA, and predicting next year’s CEDIA.

wrapping up the highlights of CEDIA 2018, ways to foster new business opportunities, and OneVision starts a new RMR program for their dealers.

How dealers can create the “Lifestyle Environment”, Vanco’s in-wall Spot For Dot, Randy Blanchard joins with Vanco, and the opportunity to become Fibaro certified locally.

Selling power to home audiovisual clients. Best practices for designing and installing outdoor AV systems. CEDIA announces their finalists for Best New Products for CEDIA 2018.

Samsung debuts their Harman-powered smart speaker, Monoprice wants to be the Wayfair of the audiovisual space, selling shading solutions to your residential clients.

Control4 had a big week. Former Amazon Alexa exec Charlie Kindel joins Control4 and they announced their Intercom Anywhere platform. What Sonos’ IPO says about their commitment to the custom integration channel.

B&W sound is going into the new Phillips TV for the European market, CEDIA Expo attendees can learn about design, and you can have a conversation with your Google Home.