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ProSource State of the Business Predicts Growth Slowdown and Continued Supply Chain Issues

The ProSource Spring Meeting, taking place May 16-20 at the La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio, Texas, brought together vendors, integrators and industry experts in a week of networking and collaboration. On the evening of May 18th, Walt Stinson, ProSource Chairman of the Board, introduced the State of the Business with a statement that felt both optimistic but…

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The 2nd Annual TOLA Expo Wraps Up

The 2nd Annual TOLA EXPO brought to you by Lucas Sales Group/LM Electronics, a Catalyst AV member, Bell & McCoy, Elite 3 Pro, Rio Grande Reps and Samsung was a huge success. TOLA represents Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas; the region that the three rep companies cover. “This is a non profit endeavor that we put on to help our dealers…

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Josh.ai & Autonomic Partner to Transform Luxury Audio Experiences

Josh.ai continues expanding the power of artificial intelligence in the home with its support of Autonomic, an industry leader in custom audio products. Integration with eSeries MMS streamers, as well as Autonomic’s full line of multi-room amplifiers, enables Josh.ai’s proprietary voice automation and intuitively designed app to provide convenient music access throughout a user’s living spaces. Autonomic clients are now…

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 Azione Unlimited Leadership Symposiums Offer Education for “Next Wave of Management” 

Expanding the pillars of its Accelerator Program, Azione Unlimited, The Smart Home Association, is proud to unveil the Azione Leadership Symposiums. The Azione Leadership Symposiums are a reinvigorated variation on the well-received and influential Key Leader Meetings, with an intense focus on developing practical in-person training, building dynamic conversations, and imparting long-lasting knowledge for the next wave of leaders in…

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New Zealand Restaurant Achieves Chic Ambiance through Smart Control

At The Fine Lion restaurant and bar in Ashburton, New Zealand, guests are treated to a luxurious, upscale atmosphere that features imported mosaic tiles, brass detailing, lush greenery and contrasting color schemes. It’s what they don’t see, however, that sets the eatery apart from its competition and makes daily operations simpler for staff. With the help of ElectraServe, a local…

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Three Unexpected Uses for Smart Shades 

Automated shades have really begun to hit their stride with the integrator community. As home automation systems advance and homeowners become ever more aware of the benefits of a fully connected home, smart shades are gaining popularity among homeowners, designers and integrators alike. Customized with styles, colors, fabrics, and integrations for any level of smart home, there’s a window treatment…

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Echo Systems is Now DENIZEN

Echo Systems has initiated a large-scale brand refresh including a name change. Echo Systems’ acquisition of Integrated Electronics in 2019 and Dallas Sight and Sound in 2021 led to major expansion of territory, talent and offerings, and owner John Palser feels it is time to reimagine the company as one unified team under the new name of Denizen.   “Who…

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