Housing starts, the measure of new home construction that many in the custom integration industry feel is a leading indicator for the sale of home-making products, such as residential technology systems, jumped nearly 10% in the month of January. This … Continue reading →
It has been an amazing year for Strata-gee.com, the SYNCH, and The Stratecon Group. With the holidays upon us, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you so much for continuing to visit Strata-gee.com, read my posts, and for adding comments to stories on the site – or to me personally at shows or via phone/email. You have no idea how much your ideas, thoughts and comments mean to me.
I feel a strong sense of responsibility to make your time here worthwhile by offering interesting, thoughtful, and useful stories. When I miss the mark, it only motivates me to work harder…I never want to let you down.
So with that, I’d like to share My Wish for You [click image below to enlarge]…Continue reading →
Amazon announced on Wednesday that its Alexa AI with Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot are all now available in Japan. The move, which the company says took a full year of development, is seen as further boosting its dominance … Continue reading →
As has been the case for a couple of years now, press day – the day before the show opens, was opened by an Origin Acoustics press conference. Always a good show, Dave Donald kicked it off in his own … Continue reading →
BREAKING NEWS The summer continues to heat up with the second major acquisition announcement in two days. Melrose, PLC, a UK-based investment company that buys underperforming companies, improves their operations, and then resells them, has acquired Nortek, Inc. in a … Continue reading →
InfoComm 2016 is the commercial AV technology industry trade event that just wrapped up last Friday, June 10, after an apparently very successful week at the Las Vegas Convention Center. According to the organization, the event set all-new records for: … Continue reading →