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Samsung and Harman look to cars, connected, and continuity

It has been done. The announcement was a bit earlier in the year than I expected actually. Last week Samsung announced their acquisition of Harman had been completed. Harman stock was delisted on the NYSE as of March 13. It is complete. Within all the press release stuff, I want you to notice something.  Samsung’s … Read more

How IoT Can Connect All Aspects of Your Life

Note: This blog is a continuation of the ideas discussed in a recent Connected podcast. When you think of consumer and residential tradeshows like CES and CEDIA, you think that those technologies only affect your home life. However, in recent years many technologies have been developed to work as both consumer and professional tools. Harman, … Read more

Commercial’s Disruptive Home

In a movement that has been building for some time, 2017 promises to continue the rise of the consumer market driving the commercial market. With the advent of BYOD becoming standard operating procedure in the commercial space, a host of other consumer-based products and concepts are flooding through those battered gates that long kept the … Read more

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ResiWeek Episode 48: New Years Predictions

We look back at the events that shaped the Residential integration market in 2016.  How significant was the mass market release of Alex and Echo – Is voice control the paradigm change we were hoping for? Consolidations continue to change the playing field.   Plus a “Futurecast ” at what 2017 and 2018 will bring.

Host: Matt Scott

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Runtime: 36:05

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Making Sense of Samsung’s Harman Acquisition

Samsung’s recent acquisition of Harman International for $8 billion has been the talk of the AV industry. Though the full impact is still a year or two away, AVWeek broke down the potential changes on the way in Episode 273, “Watson’s Seoul.” The consensus among AV insiders is that Samsung is looking to make a … Read more