7 Top Trends at CEDIA 2016

With CEDIA 2016 now over, those of us in the media are left to try and uncover the underlying themes in order to help our readers wrap their heads around just what this particular CEDIA (formerly referred to as the … Continue reading

Will This Be A Different CEDIA?

Copious numbers of jet planes have made, and are still making their way to Dallas, each carrying within their fully-loaded bellies, hoards of passengers on their annual pilgrimage to the Mecca of technology – the event formerly known as Expo, … 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

Remember When Crestron Said It Was Pulling Out of CEDIA Expo? Surprise!

BREAKING NEWS Even Bigger Surprise: Who Crestron Has Partnered With We have learned from multiple sources, and now confirmed with the company, that leading control systems provider Crestron will in fact have a presence at the upcoming CEDIA Expo this … Continue reading

Sonos vs. D&M Holdings: Both Sides Ratchet Up the Pressure

Judge Makes Two Key Decisions In revisting the long-running saga of Sonos, Inc. vs. D&M Holdings, Inc. et. al., we find that after a series of skirmishes over scheduling issues – such as deadlines for filings and responses, and new … Continue reading

D&M Holdings Loses Its First Big Battle in Legal War with Sonos

BREAKING NEWS The legal war between Sonos, Inc. and D&M Holdings, Inc. is really just getting started and already D&M Holdings has lost its first major battle – with U.S. District Judge Richard G. Andrews denying their motion to disqualify … Continue reading

Bluesound: Talkin’ ‘Bout Our Generation

New Brand Hits Key Milestone – Launches ‘Generation 2’ Products This week in New York City, executives from Lenbrook America and Bluesound conducted a media presentation informing them of a major update to the Bluesound brand, which is distributed in … Continue reading

Sonos Shoots Back; D&M Filings ‘Not Entirely Accurate’

The legal battle in the patent infringement case filed by Sonos, Inc. (Sonos) against D&M Holdings, Inc. dba The D+M Group, D&M Hodlings U.S. Inc., and Denon Electronics (USA), LLC (D&M) continues to heat up as lawyers launch new salvos … Continue reading

Sonos/D&M Lawsuit Takes a Surprising & Slightly Dark Turn

BREAKING NEWS Earlier this month, we reported that D&M Holdings U.S., Inc. (D&M) [and Denon Electronics] had responded to the patent infringement lawsuit filed by Sonos, Inc. (Sonos) this past October by asking the judge to dismiss or throw out … Continue reading

D&M Fires Back – Asks Judge to Throw Out Sonos Lawsuit

BREAKING NEWS D&M Holdings fired back at Sonos this week, filing papers with the United States District Court asking the judge to dismiss the lawsuit launched against them by Sonos last October alleging patent infringement. Saying that Sonos’ complaints, both … Continue reading