Premium Audio Company, a VOXX company, announced this week the launch of an all-new, deeply featured Integra flagship audio/video receiver (AVR) to cap its remarkable DRX line first introduced in 2021. The new DRX-8.4 offers 11 channels of 150 watts of Integra symmetric class AB room-shaking power. This unit is stuffed with all of the latest technology offering integrators an unprecedented level of flexibility and system control.
Parasound’s New Owner Delivers on Promise to Expand Engineering, Hires Darren Myers
Parasound announced this week that it has hired well-regarded audio engineer Darren Myers to its team. An expansion of the company’s engineering group, it struck me immediately that with this announcement new owner David Sheriff was already delivering on his promise to expand the company’s product design and engineering team.
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RoseWater Energy Joins in Local Energy Day Dealer Presentations
RoseWater Energy Group said today that it is participating in multiple Energy Day education seminars being held by local sales representatives around the country. These events are being held in February and March and provide dealers with an informative half-day education session on the importance of power as the foundation for any home automation or smart home solution.
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Jeff Coombs, Founder of James Loudspeaker & Ambisonic Systems, Has Died
Origin Acoustics announced this week that Jeff Coombs, founder of respected brands James Loudspeaker (now owned by Sonance) and Ambisonic Systems (now owned by Origin Acoustics) died on Monday, February 20, 2023. Coombs, age 69, passed away from cancer surrounded by his loving family.
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Russound Says ISE 2023 was a Blast
Russound released a statement today from CEO Charlie Porritt who summed up their experience at the recent ISE 2023 event in Barcelona. According to Porritt, the show was “one of the most productive, well-run, and enjoyable trade events to date.” It doesn’t get much better than that…
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The Transformation Begins: Parasound Appoints Larry Bennett as VP of Sales & Marketing
Parasound announced today that it has appointed Larry Bennett, a well-known audio industry veteran, as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing. The company says that this is the first step in new owner David Sheriff’s plan to revitalize the company.
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These 4 Charts Clearly Reveal the Challenges of Big Tech
After years of driving the economy, Big Tech has suddenly hit a rough road. By now you’ve likely heard about layoffs in tech…lots and lots of layoffs. According to Layoffs.fyi, as of this writing, more than 104,000 tech jobs have been lost in just the first six weeks of 2023. But what is behind the struggles of these Big Tech players?
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End of an Era: Alex Camara Leaves AudioControl
AAMP Global announced today that Alex Camara, CEO of AudioControl for the last decade, will leave the company “to pursue new opportunities.” This change in Camara’s status will be effective on March 1, 2023.
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Sonos Q1 Report: Revenue? Flat. Profits? Down. Stock Price? WAY Up. Wait, What?
Wall Street can be a fickle partner sometimes. Occasionally, a company will turn in a good performance, but its stock value will decline anyway because the performance wasn’t as good as financial analysts had expected. And sometimes, as is the case this time with Sonos’ fiscal 2023 first quarter results, you can turn in poor performance, and your stock value can take off flying – because this time, your performance was not good, but not as bad as the financial analysts had expected.
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Sonance Names New Northeast Rep
Sonance announced this week that it has appointed well-known manufacturer sales representative firm Strateres as its representative for the New England region. This agreement includes the representation of all of the company’s brands, including Sonance, James Loudspeaker, and IPORT.