B&W Letter to Dealers Confirms Gideon Yu and Greg Lee Leave the Board; Questions Remain

High performance loudspeaker manufacturer Bowers and Wilkins (B&W) sent a letter to their dealers last week addressing issues that have arisen recently, especially as they pertain to the management of the company. As is often the case with this company, … Continue reading

Help Lightning Magically Beams Expert Help to Field Techs for One-Roll Call Resolutions

Virtual Tech Blended into Physical Realm Creates ‘Merged Reality’ What if every time you rolled a truck on a service call with a Level 1 tech, you could be fully assured of a complete resolution to the client’s satisfaction no … Continue reading

Stock Market is Slumping; But Emerald Expositions Stock is Crashing

*By now you’ve likely heard about the massive sell-off on Wall Street over the last week or two that is largely a reaction to the spreading coronavirus pandemic and its potential impact on markets. Although not a new situation, coronavirus … Continue reading

Breakdown at B&W; Industry Buzz Reaches Fever Pitch

Maybe you’ve heard the buzz about a major shake-up taking place at B&W. Reports out of the U.K. say that Gideon Yu, Greg Lee, David Liu and others have all stepped down from the Board of Directors. There is a … Continue reading

AudioControl Launches 3 New 70-Volt Commercial Amps with Dante Inside at ISE

AudioControl, a specialty electronics supplier with growing influence in the residential custom integration channel, has recently expanded into the commercial space with their CM Series of products. At ISE last week, the company announced a significant expansion of that lineup … Continue reading

New Sonance Patio Series Brings Pop to the Patio & Volksmusik to the Veranda

You have to look hard, but Sonance’s new Patio Series IS in this photo [Click to enlarge] Sonance launched a unique new small-scale outdoor system at last week’s ISE in Amsterdam that they say is the perfect solution for what … Continue reading

Savant 2020 Integrator Summit Shows Strength of Strategic Products & Partnerships

Jamie Siminoff, Ring founder Savant Systems LLC held their 2020 Integrator Summit this year in conjunction with the International Builder Show in Las Vegas, NV on January 20-23. At that event, the company unveiled a large array of new products … Continue reading

U.S. Trade Commission Opens Formal Investigation of Google on Sonos Complaint

[Photo: REUTERS/Stringer] The U.S. International Trade Commission has announced that it is launching a patent investigation into various speaker and controller products offered by Alphabet Inc.’s Google brand. This investigation initiation is the result of a formal complaint made by … Continue reading