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March 2024 | Volume 32 | No. 2
CONTENTS
DEPARTMENTS
6 NEAT-O!
Resort-Style Outdoor Living
in a Midwest Backyard
8 INDUSTRY PULSE
Snap One Rolls Out Control4
Connect & Assist IoT/
Connected Product Award
Winners CEDIA's New Board
Members
12 WELLSCAPES
Airthings Ties Together Air
Monitors with Initial Smart Air
Purifi er Airzone Google Nest
Integration Kohler at CES
28
COVER STORY
The Great Outdoors
Remains Open for Business
28 Per CE Pro's annual Outdoor Technology Deep Dive study, custom
integrators' median outdoor projects raked in $11,668, with a median
nine jobs equating to six-fi gure revenue. by Arlen Schweiger
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Integrators' Payroll Ticks Up 3.13% in 2023
CE Pro's Annual Wage and Salary Study
reports median increase in overall pay, plenty of job
opportunities to earn $70K+, and solid hourly wages.
by Arlen Schweiger
Home Entertainment's Really Big Picture
In 2024, dealers can sell homeowners on
everything from laser TV systems to video walls, and
traditional fl at-panel TVs to accommodate their largescale
display desires. by Robert Archer
CE Pro 100 Qualifi cation Form
Here's your chance
to submit for the annual
CE Pro 100 recognition of
highest-revenue custom
installation companies. Get
your fi nancials ready and enter; participating companies
are eligible to attend the CE Pro Summit in San Antonio,
Texas, from Nov. 4-6, 2024.
2024
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VIEW POINTS
FROM THE EDITOR
4 Which 'Fresh Horse'
Are You Riding to More
Revenue? By Arlen
Schweiger
HDMI CORNER
24 AOC/AVR Replacement
Resolves Tricky
Power Supply Problem
By DPL Labs
INTEGRATOR INSIDER
58 Don't Overlook
Opportunities in the
DIFM Market
By Gary Russell
COVER CREDIT:
TRIPhase Technologies
14 AUDIO+VIDEO
Sonos, Sonance Collaborate
on In-Ceiling Speaker New
Lenbrook Media Group
Formed McIntosh Launches
C2.1KW Monoblock Amp
Samsung TVs as Smart Home
Controllers Google Home,
Chromecast on LG Displays
Q&A: Paul Williams, Nice
20 NETWORKING+
HOME CONTROL
URC Total Control Adds
Rachio Integration, Alexa
Upgrades OliverIQ Debuts
at CES 2024 RTI Hires
Jordan as CPO U-Tec Unveils
Matter-over-Thread Smart
Lock Crestron Launches New
DM NAX Audio Processor
Security Corner
26 LIGHTING
6 Outdoor Lighting Dos &
Don'ts SKYX All-in-One
Smart Platform Legrand
Adds Matter Support to New
radiant Devices
56 CHANNEL
Top Integrators Form New
Vangeo Technology Group
D-Tools Makes Cloud Solo
Plan Free Jetbuilt Intros
Collaboration Tool
62 PRODUCTS
64 BY THE NUMBERS
ISC West 2024
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