DSI Plans Ohio Open House
June 26, 2015

DSI Systems announced plans for an open house in Columbus, Ohio next month. The event is scheduled for Courtyard Columbus West 2350 Westbelt Dr.July 15 and 16.

Philips Hue Getting HomeKit Compatibility in Fall
June 9, 2015

Apple keynotes normally display pictures of pictures of Philips' tech, but it was never clear if the existing gear would work with the company's home control platform. Now, Philips has taken to the internet that yes, the collection of Hue bulbs

IKEA Plans a Cheap Smart Home System
May 29, 2015

Smart lighting systems like Philips Hue are futuristic and awesome and, typically, expensive. But IKEA wants to offer this type of technology to the masses. The Swedish flatpack furniture empire is developing an entire smart home system, and it looks futuristic and awesome and, you guessed it, cheap.

CE Week Lines Up Media Partners
May 1, 2015

CE Week's organizers have announced a broad lineup of media partners for this year's event. The outlets, they said, have a combined total of 87 million unique website visitors per month.

Capitol, Nationwide Reach Agreement
May 1, 2015

Capitol announced this week that it has reached an agreement with Nationwide Marketing Group to become one of Nationwide's CE distribution partners.

Capitol Adds Philips Products
April 8, 2015

Distributor Capitol announced that it has added Philips TV, Video and A/V products to its roster. The line includes high performance TVs, Blu-ray players, Soundbars and more.

Azione Spotlights Trends, Best Practices on Opening Day of Spring Soiree
March 18, 2015

Buying group Azione Unlimited kicked off its spring meeting on March 17 with a day of sessions geared toward promoting business growth for its dealer members.
The conference, called the “Spring Soiree,” held at the Sheraton Downtown in Nashville, Tenn., began with an update on the group's recent growth from President/Founder Richard Glikes, who announced Azione has expanded its ranks and currently has 110 dealer members and 39 vendor members.

Philips Hue at CES
January 8, 2015

We’ve written pretty extensively in the past about Philips’ multicolored Wi-Fi/Zigbee Light Link Hue LED bulbs, including most recently posting a chat with the lead designer of the Philips Hue system, George Yianni. The Hue system recently had its second birthday, and now that it’s had the opportunity to grow and mature a bit, Philips recognizes that it’s time to focus firmly on the future of the ecosystem