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December 2021 | Volume 29 | No. 12
CONTENTS
DEPARTMENTS
8 NEAT-O!
Operating controls and
entertainment is smooth
sailing for smart yacht
owners.
24
COVER STORY
2021 CE Pro Masters Honors Industry 'Lifers'
24 Our 9th annual CE Pro Masters class recognizes 9 unsung heroes who
have helped make the custom electronics industry great during their
infl uential careers. by Deborah Smith & Jason Knott
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40
Deep Dive: Integrators Seek Simplified
Software
The 2021 CE Pro Software Deep Dive Study reveals
custom integrators are constantly investing in software,
spending $1,260 per year. by Jason Knott
Custom Industry Stays Connected
to the Community
Some ways integrators, suppliers and others donated
time, product and services for great causes this year.
Edited by Arlen Schweiger
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PRODUCT GUIDE
Turn to page 44 to peruse this issue's
special Product Guide and see the latest
solutions from leading manufacturers
serving the custom electronics industry.
VIEW POINTS
FROM THE EDITOR
4 Remembering a
one-of-a-kind.
By Arlen Schweiger
HDMI CORNER
22 Digging deep to
resolve tiny problem.
By DPL Labs
FIELD TEST
56 Sonus faber Lumina III
loudspeakers.
By Robert Archer
EDITOR'S PICK
58 LG AU810PB
CineBeam projector
By Arlen Schweiger
14 AUDIO+VIDEO
Bowers & Wilkins Refreshes
Zeppelin Legrand to Sunset
Nuvo Brand Russound
Debuts Alexa-Enabled
VoicePlay Multiroom Audio
System Q&A: Ken Welty,
Hisense
18 NETWORKING+
HOME CONTROL
Lutron Unveils Wire-Free,
Exposed-Roller Shade
Solution Crestron Home
Adds Network Power Controllers
Samsung Intros
'SmartThings Build' Aimed
at MDU Market Security
Corner
52 CHANNEL
Strateres Expo Draws
Northeast Dealers
Acquired VITAL Rebrands
D-Tools SI v17 Available
Parasol Dealer Program
HTA, Design Group Partner
ProSource Adds CI
Members
60 PRODUCTS
16 hot products for
integrators
64 BY THE NUMBERS
Display Mounts & Lifts
10 INDUSTRY PULSE
CEDIA Names Recording
Academy Exec as CEO
Dan Ferrisi Hired as Editor
of CE Pro sister publication
Commercial Integrator
Nationwide Marketing
Group, Azione Join Forces
12 WELLSCAPES
Blackdove Helps Dealers
Get Savvy with Digital Art
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