Crestron

New Web Site For Crestron
February 13, 2009

Crestron this week announced the launch of its new Web site. The site, still located at Crestron.com, is meant to make navigation and customization easier for users, while also optimizing itself for larger monitors.

New Crestron International Headquarters Opens
December 23, 2008

Crestron Electronics announced last week that it has opened Crestron International's new headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, the same city where it was founded in 1992.

Tweeter Veteran Samson Joins Crestron
December 8, 2008

Crestron announced last week that it has brought on Steve Samson, a former vice president of systems design for Tweeter, as its new director of business and market development. A 20-year industry veteran, Samson will deal with strategic partners, strategic markets and the company's Integrated Partner Program.

Crestron Appoints Kennedy
November 11, 2008

Crestron last week announced that it has appointed Keith Kennedy its product marketing manager for the Adagio home entertainment product line. Kennedy, who will be based in the company's Rockleigh, N.J., headquarters, comes to Crestron from Niles Audio Corp.

Crestron Goes to Russia
October 21, 2008

Crestron Electronics announced Friday that it has opened a new sales and training office in Moscow, a move meant to meet demand for products in Russia and Eastern Europe.

CEDIA University to Visit Crestron
October 17, 2008

CEDIA University's "CU on the Road" program will come to Rockleigh, N.J., later this month for an event hosted by Crestron. The training event in scheduled for Oct. 23-25.

New Sooloos Offerings at CEDIA
September 16, 2008

Sooloos, a manufacturer of premium networked home entertainment systems, announced the fall shipment of a host of new hardware offerings that will apply its user interface to the viewing of both HD and SD video and photos. Additionally, the company unveiled major software updates that will enable Sooloos-based management and experience of online content, which is customarily locked in the user’s computer environment, from within the living room/home entertainment environment. “Today, Sooloos grows from the world’s finest music management and enjoyment platform to the world’s finest networked home entertainment platform,” said Rob Darling, vice president of strategy. “Sooloos now leads the CE industry

New, Now and Next in Technology
July 1, 2008

What makes a new technology a hit or a miss? A good idea, great execution and wisdom, or dumb-like timing of the right introduction that can generate the hits? Anything else and you can miss. Dealers whose business is to keep up with the unending parade and fast pace of new entertainment and life-enhancing gadgetry make judgments every day about whether to carry or ignore new tech offerings, learn all they can about the few chosen products and then figure out how to market and sell them. Dealerscope recently spoke with some very keen judges of the good, the bad and the ugly

Shop Talk: Ken Vanemon, Marketing Rep for Crestron
June 18, 2008

“Here’s what to say to customers: ‘I can make your home more efficient.’ Progressive dealers and installers are speaking this language, and they’re the ones customers are migrating toward.” -Ken Vanemon, Marketing Rep for Crestron

Jon Litt
June 1, 2008

Director of Sales, Wilshire Home Entertainment, Thousand Oaks, Calif. Age: 36 Career History: Litt has been involved in the manufacturing and dealer sides of the retail and custom installation markets for more than 14 years. He owned and operated Custom Systems Technologies, a home integrator in Austin, Texas, for 12 years, sold the company and took a job as national sales manager at Monster Cable for about two years. Last year, he became director of sales at Wilshire Home Entertainment. Greatest Business Achievements: Besides starting up and running his own company, Litt sat on CEDIA’s board of directors, served as a member of