Sharp in Negotiations to Buy Back Building Sold Only Months Ago

New Owner’s Moves Continue to Confound the Japanese Media News comes out of Japan that the new owners of Sharp are in the process of buying back a building the old management sold off when seeking to improve profitability by … Continue reading

Will CEDIA 2016 Be The Sonos Show?

Sonos Launches Integration Partners Program with Software, Music Service & Hardware Companies Sonos surprised the industry this week with several announcements, some of which were directly targeted at the custom integration market just two weeks before the launch of the … Continue reading

TiO Announces CEDIA Show Giveaway

Partners with KEF on Exciting Daily Drawing Turn it On (TiO), Anuva Automation’s savvy and simple smart-home automation solution, announced today that it will have an exciting giveaway at next month’s CEDIA show in Dallas, TX. The company has partnered … Continue reading

Promoters of 8K Broadcasting in Japan Admit They’re Getting Pushback

A consortium of companies in Japan, including large public broadcaster NHK, this month began testing a broadcast system of 8K TV signals via broadcast satellite (BS) channels. This test of an 8K broadcast system has been in the works for … Continue reading

Inside AudioControl’s Unique ‘Sound Partners Program’

AudioControl announced last week that it was launching an all-new program called the Sound Partners Program. But this isn’t just a new program…it’s a unique concept in speaker/amplifier integration. See how AudioControl’s Sound Partners Program works and why it’s unique… … Continue reading

Changing Its Mind, Sharp to Negotiate to Buy Back the N. American TV Biz

Sharp Corp., a division of Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. – better known as Foxconn – is rethinking its previously determined plans for business success. As the company was struggling with financial hardships prior to the closing of their … Continue reading

Multiple Reports: Kaleidescape is Closed

BREAKING NEWS We have been inundated with multiple reports that media server kingpin Kaleidescape has ceased operations as of the end of the day yesterday (Friday). Furthermore, all employees both internal and external, have reportedly been let go. See more … Continue reading

SupplyStream Changes Name and Business Model

SupplyStream, the online aggregator of industry brands and products data, announced today that it has decided to change its name and business model in a move that they say will more properly align their branding with the reality of their business … Continue reading

Russound Says Time to Hop on the 70-Volt Boat

As we recently told you, Russound has announced that it would be launching a line of 70-volt products designed to facilitate integrators’ entry into the commercial market. Now the company has released more details on just what their 70-volt offerings … Continue reading

One Look at This and You’ll Understand Why Wal-Mart Bought Jet.com

Wal-Mart may be the world’s largest retailer, but when it comes to their ecommerce efforts…well, they’ve been much less than that. As behemoth Amazon.com continues to show strong growth, dominating category after category, Wal-Mart has seen its results lag. See … Continue reading