Niles’ Notable and Nifty CEDIA 2013 Demo

Niles Audio, a division of Core Brands, had an interesting display at CEDIA 2013’s Press Day event. Although the Cynema Soundfield – an in-wall soundbar – had been previously announced, Niles executives Michael Strange and Bill Hensley, presented it in … Continue reading

TiO – Turn it On – It Just Might Turn YOU On

Perhaps it is a touch poetic that TiO, the new division launched by Automated Control Technology Partners, and the company that emerged from the ruins of Colorado vNet (then 3vNet) – should launch their exciting new home automation system the … Continue reading

GoldenEar Launches New Larger SoundBar and ‘SuperCenters’

GoldenEar, the now 3-year old brainchild of speaker savant Sandy Gross, continues an aggressive product launch schedule announcing both a new larger soundbar and a line of center channel speakers with the rather shopping mall-sounding name of SuperCenters. Like all … Continue reading

Gibson Brands Strikes Again – Seeks to Acquire Cakewalk from Roland

Gibson Brands announced this week that it it has signed a letter of intent with Roland Corp. and Cakewalk, Inc. to acquire Cakewalk Inc., a music software company, for an undisclosed amount. The deal is pursuant to the successful negotiation … Continue reading

Atlantic Integrated Promotes Pawlowski to VP and Co-Owner

New York metro-area manufacturers representative firm Atlantic Integrated announced today that its director of sales, Mike Pawlowski, has been promoted to vice-president and co-owner of the company. The appointment is effective immediately and provides for a significant expansion of his … Continue reading

Peachtree Audio to Tap D&M Executive Andrew Clark as President

We learned today that Peachtree Audio will name Andrew Clark as its new President, effective October 1st. Clark, a long time industry executive with experience at company’s large and small, is currently employed at D&M Group as its Global Business … Continue reading

Ex-Niles Audio President Frank Sterns Appointed VP of Custom Installation at Sony

BREAKING NEWS We have learned today that former President of Niles Audio, Frank Sterns, is now the Vice President of Custom Installation at Sony Corp. This new appointment, effective this week, marks a significant change for Sterns who has been … Continue reading

Gibson Brands Goes Looking for an Advertising Agency on AMC’s ‘The Pitch’

  Gibson Brands (formerly Gibson Guitar) announced today that CEO Henry Juszkiewicz will be featured on an episode in season two of AMC’s reality show “The Pitch.” The show chronicles the steps that rival advertising agencies go through to win … Continue reading

Strata-gee’s CEDIA Expo Survey Offers Surprises – Positive & Negative

The CEDIA Expo is next week and our annual CEDIA Survey is now closed for responses. Thank you all who participated – we truly appreciate those of you who took the time to respond. Results are in and we have … Continue reading