2014: Year of the SmartHome?
January 7, 2014

CES 2014 hasn’t even started yet, and the smart home is already the star of the show (ok, maybe next to 4K Ultra High Def TV). In fact, there seems to be a sort of scrambling going on as companies compete to be the platform for your home in this burgeoning marketplace. Here is what we have seen in just the last 24 hours:

Samsung to Unveil SmartHome Brand at CES
January 5, 2014

This year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off for the press tomorrow night. While we’ve traditionally seen a lot of “connected” and “smart home” talk at the CEDIA Expo (Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association), never have we seen this much talk about smart home technology–outside of the media room that is–at CES. Everyone from appliance makers to startups to alarm companies to traditional consumer electronics manufacturers are getting in on the action, with the most recent announcement tonight coming from Samsung.

2012 Distributor Directory
April 19, 2012

CustomRetailer provides an extensive directory of distributors serving the custom installation and consumer electronics markets.

Introducing The 2012 Young Turks of CE
January 5, 2012

Blazing trails in all faces of our industry's businesses, these rising professionals share the passion, drive and distinction of Young Turk. Enjoy learning more about them here, in no particular order

The Distributor Dish
April 1, 2011

CustomRetailer: What category this year will drive the most profit for your retail and integrator customers? How has that changed from last year?

Mark of Excellence Finalists Announced
February 28, 2011

CEA's TechHome Division Monday announced the finalists for this year's Mark of Excellence Awards. Crestron led the way with nine nominations.