AudioControl to Unveil the Most New Products Ever at 2019 CEDIA Expo

AudioControl said today they will introduce the greatest number of new products they have ever launched at a show at the upcoming 2019 CEDIA Expo taking place next month in Denver, CO. A specialty electronics supplier of high-performance residential, automotive, … Continue reading

New, Larger SnapAV: The One-Stop Shop of Smart Home

Strata-gee Interviews SnapAV’s John Heyman & Charlie Kindel The industry is still adjusting to the new normal of SnapAV combining with Control4…even as it continues to gobble up more local distributors and talk about their e-commerce prowess. It can get … Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Strata-gee Tours James Loudspeaker’s New Nevada Factory

Newer, Bigger, More Efficient, Higher Output Main Entrance: James Loudspeaker’s new Minden, NV factory & headquarters It was like my Uber car was actually a time machine. After landing in Reno, Nevada, my Uber driver – an eccentric older fellow … Continue reading

SnapAV Slammed with Credit Downgrade by Moody’s

Credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the credit rating of Wirepath LLC (corporate name of SnapAV) from B2 to B3 in the wake of their announced acquisition of Control4. The primary reason for the downgrade is due to … Continue reading

Ex-Nortek Exec Speaks With Strata-gee, See What’s On His Mind

Joe Roberts, EVP of Products and Marketing, at 2017 CEDIA Show The last ninety days or so have been somewhat turbulent at Nortek Security and Control (NSC), with two top executives departing under foggy circumstances. First, in May we learned … Continue reading

CE Week: Acoustic Innovations Wallscapes Improves Both Design & Sound of Rooms

At CE Week last month, I was prepared to see the usual crop of gadgets and doodads designed to be sold to the masses through the retail channel. However this year, I was pleased to see a few more exhibitors … Continue reading