Nearly one year ago, Ultimate Integration celebrated the grand opening of its showroom and warehouse facility in Clifton, N.J., near MetLife Stadium and a short ride towards the Lincoln Tunnel into Manhattan. A year later, the integrator and PowerHouse Alliance member is growing, and held a daylong barbecue and open house.
The PowerHouse Alliance announced this week that it has added Yamaha to its line card, including AV receivers, home theater systems, Hi-Fi components, sound bars, digital sound projectors.
Yamaha is the latest audio component manufacturer to unveil products featuring the Dolby Atmos format.
Allnet Distributing will host its annual spring vendor day on May 1. The event will take place at its Elk Grove Village headquarters.
Yamaha this week announced the launch of its newest network A/V receivers. These include the 7.2-channel RX-V777BT, RX-V677, RX-V577 and 5.1-channel RX-V477.
Revolabs announced Monday that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by Yamaha Corp. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Yamaha last week announced the arrival of the BD-S677 Blu-ray 3D and SACD player. The player features built-in Wi-Fi and can stream various content, including video, music, game content and images, from mobile devices.
Yamaha this week announced the arrival of the YAS-103, which updates the previous YAS-101 with Bluetooth audio streaming and app control features.
Yamaha AV said this week that its Spotify Connect firmware is now available for last year's network AV receivers. Receiver owners with a Spotify Premium account will be able to download the update.
Control4 said this week that nearly 60 brands in the consumer electronics and other industries have agreed to adopt its Control4 Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP,) with Epson, Harman and TiVo among the latest brands to join up.