Autonomic Controls, which specializes in cloud-based media solutions, will begin shipping on June 25 a redesigned version of its flagship Mirage Media Server.
Crestron this week pulled back the curtain early to show off its first dedicated Design Showroom outside of its Rockleigh, N.J. headquarters – a 3,500-square-foot fourth-floor corner of the high-profile D&D (Decoration & Design) Building on New York City’s Upper East Side.
Legrand’s Home Systems Division, parent of the Legrand, Vantage and Bticino brands, used the venue of a renovated 6,000-square-foot luxury duplex in New York City’s Tribeca district to show off its latest home control and automation systems and products.
Companies catering to the custom segment have had to react quickly since cracks in the economy changed the game for their dealers and integrators beginning in late 2008. And last year, just when survivors on the supply and integration sides began to feel they’d started to get a handle on how to evolve their business models going forward, along came tablets, the app revolution and bigger bandwidth demand – and in their wake, another layer of challenges and opportunities. What’s next? What do consumers want? What directions will the market take? What do dealers need? Those hot-button issues and others were addressed at the June 24 CE Week Lifestyle Technology Summit panel entitled, “The Connected Lifestyle: 2011 and Beyond,” on June 24 during CE Week in New York City.