On Drive to Grow Commercial, James Hits the Accelerator…Lightly

James Loudspeaker, the specialty speaker manufacturer with a wide range of models mostly serving the high-end market, has intrigued us for some time now. The subject of our intrigue is largely centered around their prodigious custom manufacturing capability, which they … Continue reading

Savant Holds Integration Summit in Denver, Outlines New Path Forward

In the wake of recent major executive changes, Savant seemed to fall into silent mode, deflecting media inquiries and in general buying itself time to get organized. All that is changing now as the company wrapped up a summit of its … Continue reading

SnapAV Continues Buying Spree, Acquires Autonomic

‘If You Can Solve a Problem, You Can Sell Some Stuff’ SnapAV announced Wednesday that it has acquired Autonomic, a leading music server solutions provider. This is SnapAV’s latest in a string of acquisitions, as the company continues to seek … Continue reading

Startup TRXio Joins HTSA to Drive Growth

Startup software provider TRXio announced this week that it has joined Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) and fully participated in the organization’s Fall Conference last month in Chicago. The move is seen as another step on the road to … Continue reading

Savant Reorganizes Its Sales Force

BREAKING NEWS Within a span of just minutes today, we began hearing from multiple sources around the country that something was afoot at Savant Systems, LLC. Word quickly spread that the company was terminating salespeople around the country, a move … Continue reading

Jetbuilt – Not Just a Name, But a Description

At CEDIA 2016, Jetbuilt CEO Paul Dexter’s voice was holding out…but just barely. Between the loud environment and the constant talking, it’s amazing anyone can talk by the end of day 2. Yet when an intrepid journalist showed up to … Continue reading

Millson Custom Solutions Goes From Crawl to Jog in Just One Year

Millson Custom Solutions Celebrates Its First Birthday Most new start-up companies like Millson Custom Solutions (MCS) choose to develop a new product concept and spend their first year setting up distribution, making sure internal systems operate smoothly as sales begin … Continue reading

CEDIA EMEA ‘Integrated’ Into CEDIA U.S.

BREAKING NEWS CEDIA EMEA Being Subsumed into CEDIA US in a Bloodless Coup is a Win for New CEO This morning, the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) announced that CEDIA EMEA and CEDIA headquarters in the U.S. has … 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