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August 2021 | Volume 29 | No. 8
CONTENTS
DEPARTMENTS
8 NEAT-O!
Meyer Sound audio, Sony
video deliver impact in
Netflix L.A. screening room.
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COVER STORY
CE PROFILE: Family Affair
34 David and Alissa Huse of Theater Advice form symbiotic partnership
to grow the business, and incorporate family elements into their
new retail showroom. by Jason Knott , cover and inside photography
by St.Clair Photography
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Deep Dive: Multiroom AV Market
Stays Healthy
Custom integrators report 44% of all projects include
some form of AV distribution, with an average system
price of $8,467 and incorporating 4 audio zones,
8 loudspeakers and 3 video zones. by Jason Knott
Deep Dive: WFH Projects to Remain
Steady Post-Pandemic
Integrators expect 43% of all 2021 commercial projects
will include a Work From Home element, down from
61% during the throes of COVID-19. by Jason Knott
Smart Buildings May Hold Key to
Unlocking Resimercial
Integrators can leverage home automation programming &
user interfaces to develop repeatable, profitable business
model and open new revenue opportunities.
by Andrew Nichols
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VIEW POINTS
FROM THE EDITOR
4 We're really ready to
return to in-person
CEDIA Expo. By Arlen
Schweiger
HDMI CORNER
30 Validating 48G
verification is critical.
By DPL Labs
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FIELD TEST
58 ViewSonic X100-4K
LED projector.
By Arlen Schweiger
10 INDUSTRY PULSE
CEDIA Expo 2021 Gets
New Look ISE in Barcelona
Draws 2,500 HTSA
Reports 17.5% Growth
CES 2022 Will Be In-Person
Labor Pool Affects
Housings ADT Sues Vivint
16 WELLSCAPES
Luxury Home Theater Bed
Unveiled Google Nest
Hub Tracks Sleep Habits
Nortek Air Business
Bought by Madison
Industries
18 AUDIO+VIDEO
Nortek Control Unleashes
New Subwoofers VOXX,
Sharp to Acquire Onkyo
& Integra Theory Audio
Design Bolsters Automator
Software MantelMount
Joins United Buyers Group
22 NETWORKING+
HOME CONTROL
SnapAV Rebrands URC
Lighting Adds Features
Crestron Home Integrates
Josh.ai, Somfy GE Lighting
Rolls Out CYNC Orro
Updates App Congress
Calls Out Amazon/Google
Q&A: Aaron Emigh, Brilliant
Security Corner
56 CHANNEL
Crestron Welcomes 75
Summer Interns Bravas
Acquires ProStream Digital
ProSource Adds Enclave
Audio People & Places
60 PRODUCTS
16 new offerings for the
industry
64 BY THE NUMBERS
Home Networking & Cell
Signal Boosters
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