ProSource’s San Antonio confab provided plenty of opportunities for member networking, sampling the latest cutting-edge technologies, and recognizing above-and-beyond performance by the group’s vendor community.
DTS announced several partners are building its DTS Play-Fi whole-home wireless audio ecosystem compatibility into their products.
The End Result Dealer Show, which will take place April 15 in Columbus, Ohio, has set its exhibitor lineup. The event, themed "Survive—Revive—Thrive," is for retailers in Ohio, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania.
Coming into this year’s International CES, it would have been hard to imagine a broader selection of audio products in every form, to fit every taste, than was displayed in the Venetian’s demo suites and on the floor of the newly labeled Tech East (Central and South Halls). Multi-room systems of every stripe, both small-footprint speakers and those that would need the help of wall stretchers to fit into the average home, high-end components, and all manner of headphones with clever, differentiating twists – these were everywhere in Las Vegas last month.
New Jersey retailer Electronics Expo, having regained its financial footing, will open an additional high-end-brand-populated store next month in the same Union, N.J. 10,800-square-foot facility that had originally housed the chain’s second store, Leon Temiz, its CEO, told Dealerscope Thursday. The store currently operates out of a single, 19,000-square-foot facility in Wayne, N.J; the new store will hold a soft opening Nov. 6 for the vendor community and then officially open on Nov. 10.
The Play-Fi standard for wireless whole home audio continues to gain support, as MartinLogan, Paradigm and Anthem have joined the party, with compatible products to come in 2015. DTS, which bring audio enhancement technologies to market through various products, made the announcement yesterday.
Paradigm this week announced its new Millenia LP 2 and Millenia LP XL on-wall speakers, which the company describes "the perfect complement for today's flat-panel TVs."
The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) announced Tuesday that Ohio-based Sound & Vision is its newest member. The company, formed 13 years ago, is based in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, and serves the Akron, Cleveland and Columbus markets. The announcement came ahead of HTSA's upcoming Marketing Summit in Illinois.