I still remember the exact moment when audio made a difference in my life. I had always loved music, but I had never really taken the time to appreciate it on a nice stereo. After my buddies and I graduated high school and went off to college, my best friend Dan began selling stereos at the local Good Guys to help pay for his education.
From iPod to Virtual Surround, the custom market continues to see change By the Staff At this years 2005 CEDIA Expo, held in early September at the Indianapolis Convention Center and RCA Dome, Indianapolis, the usual suspects were all in attendance—in-wall speakers, high-end audio/video receivers, home control touch-panels and enough cable to cross the Atlantic Ocean. But several trends at the show revealed an undercurrent in the industry which is increasingly reflecting consumer buying patterns, particularly those gravitating towards digital audio and simplified design. While custom home theater may still be the king of CEDIA, it is clear that even customer intallers cannot ignore