CE Pro's Ultimate CEDIA 2016 Preview with Julie Jacobson

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Discover all the goodies at CEDIA 2016. CE Pro's Julie Jacobson presents home automation, 4K projectors, motorized window coverings, all the new productivity software, interesting new companies, home security, recurring revenue (RMR) opportunities and more.

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CE Pro's Ultimate CEDIA 2016 Preview with Julie Jacobson

  1. 1. The Ultimate Show Preview Julie Jacobson founding editor
  2. 2. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Showfloor overview CEDIA Demo Rooms Newbies ‘Inovation Alley’ CE Pro CE Pro BEST Awards Thursday, 5 p.m. Beer, wine, friends Drones CEDIA BIG Lounge
  3. 3. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia High-Performance Audio - Omni • Paradigm • Riva • Barco + Alcons • Polk Audio • Definitive Technology • Barco Resi AV • Steinway Lyngdorf
  4. 4. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia UI
  5. 5. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Voice Control – Amazon Alexa • CEDIA Keynote: Creating Voice-First Experiences for the Smart Home • Charlie Kindel, GM, Smart Home — Amazon Alexa • Friday, September 16, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Forks Ballroom • Will have some new partners during keynote • Multiple companies already integrate through Skills • Clare, Simple Control, Lutron, others through IFTTT • NEW! ICRealtime’s ALLie 360 cams integrate with Echo • “Did I have any events?” (“Yes you did. They were ____”) • “Display my recordings in my bedroom” (displays on TV) • “Do a search query, Monday 3:55 PM, living room camera”
  6. 6. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More Voice • Josh.ai • Newcomer • Integrates with Meridian (Sooloos), Crestron, Lutron, Sonos, Nest, Amazon Echo • Voice remotes • Samsung • Dish • Savant • Comcast/Xfinity
  7. 7. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Physical UIs Meljac – industrial-style relay switchesTeenage Engineering, Ortho Remote Bluetooth HID compatible Fibaro – Z-Wave Button Logitech – POP (at ADI booth?)
  8. 8. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia UIs Basalte – Interfaces for Crestron & Lutron Touch-sensitive Sentido NEW! Deseo HVAC Control Vitrea, vTouch Pro – integrates with Control4, RTI, Crestron, Somfy and more via its IP, RS-232, RS-485 iPort Surfacemount with IP Buttons – integrates with Control4, RTI, Pro Control, Savant, Crestron, Simple Control
  9. 9. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Sevenhugs Smart Remote • “World’s first contextual remote” • Starts with 3 connected sockets, which detect position of controllable devices by triangulating signals. • To configure, put remote next to device to be controlled. • To control, point to the device to be controlled. • Software knows which device it is and how it should be controlled, so appropriate UI appears. • Current support: Philips Hue, Sonos, Nest • Open platform
  10. 10. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Barcodes, QR Codes • Elk Products • With Connected Technologies ScanPass • Print barcode, stick to door location • Aim smart-phone camera • UI for access control pops up, no application to download • Wyrestorm Enado • Enado v4 Home-Control Software • Dealer prints barcode for scene, device, anything • Aim smart-phone camera • UI pops with relevant instructions
  11. 11. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Doorbell Cameras
  12. 12. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia The Big Doorbell Cam Round-Up • DIY • August • Fibaro • Nortek • RemoBell • Ring • Infrared Resources • Hybrid • Skybell • Doorbird • Pro-Worthy • 2N USA • Aiphone • Channel Vision • Comelit • Holovision • Intrasonic • Siedle • Lilin
  13. 13. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Doorbell highlights • Skybell • Integration friendly • Ring • Integrates with Control4 (soon) • August • Doorbell with companion doorlock and keypad • August Access • Fibaro • $560 over-the-top • Doorbird • Most integration-friendly • Nortek • Works with Alarm.com
  14. 14. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Doorbell Cams • Channel Vision • NEW! SI-8000 • U-COM app • SIP • NEW! Infrared Resources • Only thing plastic is the bezel • Everything else, cast metal • Wired, Wireless IP • Door chime with 16 different ring tones • $245, ships December
  15. 15. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Lilin • NEW! PC0522 Video Door Station • $749 retail • Ships Sept. 2016 • Integrates with home automation • LILINViewer standalone app • SIP • PoE • 1/ 2.7” image sensor, 2MP 1080P resolution • Image distortion correction • PR detection and light sensor – can be programmed into home automation • ONVIF standard – works with compliant NVRs
  16. 16. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Holovision, Doorbird • DoorBird camera / intercom module is included • Cloud recording • Built-in IR LEDs with light sensor • Built-in motion detector • Relay for remote control of door/gate from app • Tamper switch output • Aux bell contact for automation system or camera / DVR Keypad options Serial ASCII output Stand-alone 12 Button 26 Bit Wiegand output
  17. 17. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Evaluating doorbell cams • Camera specs: Resolution, field of view, night-vision or low-light • ONVIF support: Can the camera integrate natively with industry-standard ONVIF camera management systems and NVRs? • SIP (Session initiated Protocol) support - communications standard for IP- enabled telecommunications • Audio quality • Device aesthetics – Does it fit on the door frame or allotted space? Does it look good? • Power – Existing doorbell two wires, battery operation, PoE, transformer • Onboard relays – For door strikes • Integration – Partners, APIs and mechanisms (local integration, cloud integration) • Communications – Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Z-Wave, ZigBee, Cellular • A/V optimization - transport protocols and codecs optimized for hardwired, Wi-Fi and mobile (cellular) • Live, on-demand video
  18. 18. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Home Automation
  19. 19. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia NEW! Sonos Integration • Amazon Echo • Spotify Connect • Control4, Crestron • Deutsche Telekom, Qivicon • NEW! Lutron Pico for Audio (hub required) • NEW! iPort xPress Audio Keypad (no hub required) • “No intention” to strand unsanctioned implementations
  20. 20. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Clare Controls • NEW! MyClareHome • Consumers buy gear, dealer gets credit • Tech support for end user • Dealer sales and marketing tools • Analytics coming • It takes an ecosystem • Simple install and config • Rich cloud platform • E-commerce engine • Tech support team • Dealer compensation program
  21. 21. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia
  22. 22. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Simple Control • Remote management app is live • Manage customer sites remotely • New integration with Bose SoundTouch • Launched hardware last year
  23. 23. • NEW! eSeries • Multiroom audio over IP • Proprietary eAudioCast tech • Modular, expandable • Hi-res audio • Integrates w/ home automation • The System • MMS-1e - Autonomic player, single stream ($995) • Add M-120e – 30 watts per zone, 2 streams to 4 zones ($995) • NEW! Native Crestron • 100% replacement for Crestron NSP-1 Network Stream Player – native integration, just drop it in • Also … • Mirage Audio Works with Lutron Keypads • Autonomic supports all the popular music services • Mirage software built into Savant 8.0 home automation
  24. 24. Autonomic Booth 4737
  25. 25. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More Home automation • URC • MX HomePro (like HomeSet) • Entry-level remote control + automation • $300 remote, $300 hub, $250 Z-Wave • RTI • KX10 touchscreen shipping • Apex platform demonstrated • Z-Wave integration • Pro Control • TiO • Software update 4.0.0 – remote access • TouchLite4 – load-agnostic lighting keypad • Harmony Pro – at ADI booth • Crestron • On Controls / iRule – not there, but no shaming • Preoccupied with commercial
  26. 26. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More Home Automation • Savant • Integrates with Sonos • Consumer and Pro remotes • New 8.0 hub has Autonomic media management technology inside • NEW! Savant Pro Audio 4 – wired, streaming multiroom audio • NEW! Incorporate Sonos playlists into automation scenes. • Control4 • NEW! Sonos integration • NEW! IFTTT 2-way integration via Chowmain • Echo integration? • Something really big with Pakedge? • Wyrestorm Enado, v4 • Enado QR code generator – assign QR codes to scenes, devices, whatever • Integrates with IFTTT, Sonos (not officially), Nest, Lutron, Autonomics, Xfinity, Bose, Heos, Nuvo, August, Scout, Hue …
  27. 27. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More automation • WisQo • “WisQo has acquired quite a number of patents. ” • Dakota Alert • MURS platform – battery-operated wireless PIR and receivers can go miles • Aprilaire • 8840 Wi-Fi Climate Controller • Complete HVAC & IAQ • Most comprehensive integrations
  28. 28. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More Automation • Lutron – New Integrations • Sonos • Autonomic • Josh.ai • Echo • IFTTT • iDevices • Go-to exhibitor for Apple HomeKit • Somfy • NEW! Open API for motorized shade control • Somfy Synergy API to form the foundation of new Somfy drivers for Control4, Crestron and Savant • Vantage, QMotion • Later in the presentation
  29. 29. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Networking
  30. 30. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Networking • Eero • “Wi-Fi mesh networking” • DIY, but looking to channel • Distributed through Access Networks and Catalyst AV • Luma • “The answer to Eero” • Ubiquiti - Amplifi • “The answer to Eero and Luma” • Luxul • “The answer to Eero and Luma” • Securifi • “The answer to Eero and Luma”
  31. 31. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Securifi – NEW! Almond 3 Wi-Fi Router + Access Points + Smart Home • Works with Amazon Echo, Nest, Hue, Yale, GE, dozens more via … • Wi-Fi/IP, ZigBee, Z-Wave (with dongle); BLE in next generation • Preorder: 1 for $119; 3 for $299
  32. 32. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Luxul • New! XWR-3100 Empowered Gigabit router/controller • 802.11ac with beamforming • Up to 2 APs, simple enrollment • Seamless roaming • Exclusive Roam Assist previously found only in XWC-1000 wireless controller • Aggressive pricing • Platform for 3d-party apps • Router Limits (parental controls) New! • Domotz Pro New! • Ihiji • New! XWR-1200 • Little brother, “answer to Eero” • New! XWO-BKT1 Dual-Band Outdoor Wireless Bridge Kit • Connect remote site with main network, no trenching • E-commerce partners • Control4, URC, maybe one more announced • So … agnostic even though acquired by Legrand
  33. 33. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia SnapAV • OvrC Pro • Advanced networking, device discovery, remote monitoring … service platform • Hardware component • End-user app • RMR – dealer tools for getting customers to subscribe
  34. 34. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Access Networks • New! Live Monitoring Service • Powered by Cenersys • Releasing Q1 2017 • “Central Station of Home Networks” • 24/7 active monitoring and emergency response • RMR Opportunities • Now complete end-to-end solution • System design • Service and support • New enterprise-grade remote monitoring with alerts
  35. 35. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More Networking • Arris • Settop box provider promoting networking solutions to the channel? • Engenius • Netgear • Btw, Arlo now works with SmartThings • Niveo Professional • Pakedge • Big product launch under Control4 • Ruckus • SnapAV – Araknis Networks • Titan Networx • TrendNet
  36. 36. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia IP Device Discovery • Krika • NEW! WHEOSE – SOS service for dealers • Find other dealers installing the exact same products, down to the firmware • Domotz • Domotz Pro • Fing SDK - incorporate IP device discovery and database into third-party applications • NEW! Powers tech-support for Best Buy’s Magnolia • Digital Butler • Melds IP device discovery and remote networking monitoring with tech-support and business tools • Ihiji • NEW! Over 250 integration partners • Ihiji goes deep with partners, monitoring devices attached to partner products, e.g., ZigBee nodes on a Control4 system. • ServiceManager helps dealers monetize service and support • Eero • Luma • SnapAV
  37. 37. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Z-Wave
  38. 38. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Z-Wave • Aeon Labs • Nortek Security & Control • Kwikset • MCOHome • NEW! Goap • SecureNet Technologies • Nexia • Neeo • Fibaro • NEW! Elexa – Dome • Zipato – (also at Worthington booth) Neeo
  39. 39. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Zipato (Z-Wave & Worthington Booth) • NEW! ZipaTile touchscreen controller • Temperature sensor • Alarm siren • 6 scene buttons • Back-up battery • Gesture (touch) controls • Microphone • Motion sensor • Humidity sensor • Speaker • IP camera • Shock sensor • Noise sensor • Dual dry contact • Dry input • Light sensor • Video
  40. 40. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Z-Wave • NEW! Opens up protocol • NEW! Certified Installer Tookit with Z-Wave Sniffer • Monitors health of the network • Discovers Z-Wave nodes, which can be identified with a query
  41. 41. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Security
  42. 42. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Security - Slim pickin’s • ADI (Distributor) • Nortek • 2Gig, complete security with automation • Napco • iBridge, complete security with automation • Elk • Complete security with automation • C1M1 gateway – interactive security, no monthly fees • Interlogix • Complete security with automation • Optex (sensors) • Monitoring • API Monitoring • SentryNet • Securenet • SHaaS (smart home as a service) • Works with 2Gig, Resolution Products • NEW! Worldwide Interactive Alarm • MivaTek/Home8 DIY Security/Home Automation w/ SHaaS • Launching dealer program at CEDIA Elk C1M1 Worldwide Interactive Alarm
  43. 43. • iBridge • SHaaS (smart home as a service) • Z-Wave bridge hardware • StarLink Connect • IP and/or cellular reporting • Universal up/downloading • Full virtual keypad app • Z-Wave • Wi-Fi optional • Keypad bus communications • Works with DSC, Napco, Honeywell
  44. 44. iBridge Booth 4450
  45. 45. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia 4K Projectors
  46. 46. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia 4K Projectors • Sony • Owns SXRD (LCoS) technology • Brought native 4K from cinema to home • Has dominated home-theater market • Texas Instruments • Has native 4K DLP chipset for large venues • Ignored home theater market in the past • New! 4K UHD chipset suitable for home theaters DLP Cinema 4K 1.3-inch array (diag) DLP 4K Ultra HD 0.67-inch array Texas Instruments Sony VPL-VW665ES native 4K UHD projector, $15,000
  47. 47. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Announced TI Partners
  48. 48. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia New 4K Projectors @ CEDIA • Digital Projection • NEW! E-Vision, ~$20,000 • 1-chip, TI • NEW! Highlite Laser 4K, ~$45,000 • 3-chip, TI • Sim2 • NEW! NERO 4, $30,000 • 1-chip, TI • JVC • NEW! BluEscent DLA-Z1, ~40,000 • Proprietary 4K technology • “Best 4K HDR Image” • Barco • NEW! Loki, $60,000 • Dual-laser light engine • Proprietary 4K
  49. 49. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Epson – 4k • Proprietary 4Ke (Enhanced) 3LCD projectors with HDR • $2,700 - $4,000 • Epson owns Japanese patents on 3 LCD technology “No Texas Instrument DLP chips for us.” • Pixel-shifting technology (not native 4K) • Impressive early reviews
  50. 50. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Sony • Largest selection native 4K home-theater projectors down to $8,000 • NEW! At least one new one at CEDIA • Shootout at CEDIA • Vs. Epson & JVC • Friday 11am & 5pm • NEW! Z-Series • HDR and black levels rival OLED and LCD competition • NEW! 4K PlayStation Neo just announced
  51. 51. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Home Theater + 4K + Other Video
  52. 52. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Private Home Theater - 4742 Wisdom Audio + Home Theater Environment (seating) Sony | Kaleidescape | Datasat (audio processor) | Seymour Screen
  53. 53. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Samsung • Returns to CEDIA after 5-year absence • SUHD TVs • 10-bit quantum-dot technology to expand color gamut • Three curved models • KS98000 curved SUHD TVs, 1,200-nit brightness • 88” curved for $19,999 • NEW! Lifetime Burn-in Guarantee • IP commands “coming soon” • First premium soundbars • Samsung’s first 4K Blu-ray player • NEW! First-ever TV-calibration disc that lets installers accurately measure HDR • New dealer tools • Portal for firmware updates, spec sheets, product-information grids, RS-232 codes, and mechanical and CAD drawings of Samsung TVs
  54. 54. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More home theater stuff • Fortress – NEW! Smart Chair • Occupancy/position sensors – certain activities like standing or sitting can trigger automation events (e.g., lights on/off) • Golden Ear – NEW! SuperSub X • Ultra-compact Subwoofer • “category killer”
  55. 55. • NEW! Phantom High Ambient Light Rejecting Screen (HALR) • Industry-first rollable black screen • Seamless up to 40x90 ft • L* value 57; ambient light reflectance value 18% • Brightest images, truest colors, whitest whites, and blackest blacks • Can be perforated • How? Stewart is a chemical factory • CEDIA Demo: 4K Barco Prometheus II projector, Leon speakers • 16K screen • Party – Thursday, 2:30 – 4:30 • T-shirts, giveaways, cocktails, beer
  56. 56. Phantom HALR
  57. 57. Stewart Booth 4108
  58. 58. • NEW! Meridian 258 8-channel amp • >100W per channel into 4 Ohms • >70W per channel into 8 Ohms • 1U • $2,000 • NEW! Meridian 857 two-channel amp • Hi-res audio amplifier • 500W per channel into 4 Ohms • $10,000 MSRP • NEW! Meridian 218 zone controller • Digital and analog out • Sooloos/MQA-enabled • IP and IR control • 3rd-party integration • $1,000 Meridian 218 and 258
  59. 59. • NEW! DSP320 Speakers • In-wall/in-ceiling, 4” deep • Powered, with all electronics inside • Sooloos • HRA streaming audio platform • Integration-friendly • NEW! NAS integration with QNAP • NEW! Voice control via Josh.ai • NEW! Barco partnership • Meridian Design & Spec Service • Reception – Friday, 3:00 – 5:00
  60. 60. Meridian Booth 5708
  61. 61. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia TV DVRs • NEW! Bolt+ • 4K-compatible • 6 tuners - Record six shows simultaneously • 3 TB Storage - 450 HD hours • SkipMode - skip commercials • QuickMode - zip through shows with with pitch-corrected audio • Dish Hopper 3 • NEW! Integration partners and dealer programs debut at CEDIA
  62. 62. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia HDBaseT • 4K @60 4:4:4 • VLC – visual lossless compression – showing demo of solution • Virtual reality demo
  63. 63. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia M-Solutions, MS-TestPro • Exhibiting with HDBaseT • Hardware • Main unit + Rx module + Tx module • Remote unit adaptor • Testing Capabilities • Supports 4K testing at 60/50Hz, 4:2:0 • Monitors performance and quality of the HDBaseT up and down links • Firmware downloads to the devices (HDBaseT 2.0 only). • Supports PoE (can work in front of Rx & Tx) • Creates Log files • iOS and Android apps
  64. 64. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia • Pulse 8
  65. 65. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Virtual Reality
  66. 66. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia VR • CEDIA Talk: What Virtual and Augmented Reality Mean to Home Technology Professionals • Sat., Sept. 17, 1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. • CEDIA Booth #4710 • Dave Pedigo, CEDIA • IC Realtime • ALLie 360 VR camera • NEW! Booth presentations: "How Integrators Can Use Virtual Reality to Promote Their Businesses" • Samsung Gear VR? • Xfinity VR Demo
  67. 67. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia HDBaseT VR • Virtual Reality Demo w/ HTC Vive headsets (pdf) • One Cat 5 cable from headset to adapter on computer • Power – data – audio – video • Near-zero latency • Long runs HDBaseT replaces 3 VR cables with one Cat 5
  68. 68. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia
  69. 69. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia VR Home Theater Demo • NEW! Jaymar seating • Motorization integrates with home automation • Hi-res wireless audio connection built into seats • VR Film Experience by DepthQ • Uncompromised color, resolution and 90fps playback for Oculus Rift. • VRX simulator • Dolby Atmos • D-BOX
  70. 70. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Home Cinema Virtualization • NEW! VR system lets customers virtualize their home theaters, from screens to sound. • From Utah integrators Real AV and Private Cinemas • Arts District 5 (Omni, 2nd fl.) • Reserve a 10-min. tour • jonathanlaw@real-av.com
  71. 71. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Kaleidescape Alternatives
  72. 72. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Fusion Research • New! Premiere-4 ($2,999) • Supports up to 5 discrete movies playing at the same time (with addition of zone players) • Integrates with most major home automation systems • 3rd generation Epic platform • Fusion’s own movie database and Blu-ray playback engine • Add Your Own Storage • Exact back up of the entire DVD or Blu-ray • Users choose to begin at the start of the movie or access the full disc with trailers, extra features, language choices, etc.
  73. 73. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Zappiti • HEVC / H.265, 4K, 3D • Dolby Atmos • Internal 3.5" SATA HDD bay with hot swap function (up to 8 TB) • 4K Duo version with dual slot (up to 16 TB) • USB 3.0 port + SD memory card slot. • Wi-Fi • Ethernet gigabit • Passive cooling • “MagicPixel” technology for improved video • 4K upscaling • NAS Rip – Rip 2 discs simultaneously • Zappiti Media Center v4 application NAS Rip – But is it legal?
  74. 74. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Plex • Media management and streaming • Free Plex app available natively on my TVs, NAS drives, settop boxes • Manages and streams ripped DVDs, photos, music libraries, home movies, etc. • Auto-transcode • Curated metadata • Control4 driver via Chowmain • New dealer program – Plex Pro Pass • Dedicated forums and support • $199 for dealers to participate • Odd model – dealers can only charge $150 for Plex installs. • New! • Integration with HDHomeRun OTA tuners – adds TV recordings to media- management platform. ARTICLE
  75. 75. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More • FireFX • 4K media systems • Request • Note: During Webinar, a participant commented that Request was out of business. That is NOT the case. • “I've signed up dozens of new dealers since the Kaleidescape mess.” • UPDATE! Kaleidescape returns • Others?
  76. 76. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Recreation
  77. 77. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Golf & More TruGolf aboutGolf - 7014 GOLFZON - 7418 Full Swing Golf - 4746 High Definition Golf - 6009 TruGolf - 7830 SwingTrack by Visual Sports - 6421 CXC Simulations - 8018 racecar simulator Laser Shot – 8230 shooting simulator Bill Maronet, ETC CEDIA Open CEDIA BIG Lounge - 8920
  78. 78. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Outdoor TVs • Apollo Enclosures • NEW! AE8580 85” enclosure • Built-in stereo sound, internal amp • 12-degree tilt mount • $3,695 • Aquavision • ClearView Innovations • GoVision (jumbo.tv) • $100k 6ft x 9 ft LED • See it at Love Field • MirageVision • Peerless-AV • UltraView Outdoor TVs • Outdoor soundbars GoVision Peerless
  79. 79. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Outdoor TVs • Protective Enclosures • Sealoc • Seura • SunBrite (by SnapAV) • Completely revamped SunBrite line • Signature Series now 4K with HDBaseT (same price) • NEW! Brand new category of outdoor TVs, ½ the price
  80. 80. • Flagship Director series • AcoustaScape 8-Ohm outdoor speaker system • BRAND NEW STUFF! • @CEDIA … stay tuned
  81. 81. • Luxury Brand portfolio – dealer portal • iRoom - Master distributor in U.S. • AudioControl • Bijou and Rialto Amps • D-Series amps loaded with Origin speaker profiles NEW! iTop Lockable tabletop charger, IP Controller
  82. 82. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Origin Acoustics Booth 5138
  83. 83. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Nexus 21 Motorized bar – giveaway at CEDIA VIDEO
  84. 84. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More recreation • Leon Speakers • Hidden bar • Media Décor motorized art • Metra • Helios Tailgate Mount
  85. 85. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Extra, Extra
  86. 86. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Core Brands • Acquisition: “Business as Usual” • Niles Auriel 2.0 • Audio platform with home control • Integrates with Lutron, Z-Wave, more • Works with existing Auriel products • Dealer Portal • 60% of products bought through portal • Elan, SpeakerCraft, Gefen, Panamax, Niles, Proficient • Panamax • VT4315-Pro IP controllable vertical power strip • SpeakerCraft • AIM Series 2 shipping
  87. 87. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Legrand • QMotion Shades • New ZigBee • Rich integration with Vantage • Design Center 3.6 – personalization, animation of shades • “Narrowest and largest battery operated shades” • Vantage • LiteTouch replacement • NuVo • NEW! Wireless soundbar • NEW! 3-zone premium player/amp • NEW! Android 7-inch touchscreen • On-Q Intuity • Home automation for production builders
  88. 88. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia DC Power • LVDC Lighting • Colorbeam • Rimikon • LumaStream • Q-Tran • Middle Atlantic DC Power Distribution • No more wall warts! • 45W DC compact and 125W DC 1RU systems • 5V, 12V, 18V, and 24V outputs • Color-coded screw terminal connectors • Polarity labeling • Simply trim leads to length • Multi-level protection on both AC input and DC outputs • USB ports for power • LED indicator lights show activity on each output, alerts users to max capacity on each voltage bank
  89. 89. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Wireless Audio Platforms • Google Cast • TruAudio VSSL four-zone Google Cast music system • Google Cast-ready speakers, eg., Riva Wand • Airplay • Play-fi by DTS • Denon HEOS • HEOS wireless speakers • NEW! Built into Denon receivers • Sonos • Yamaha MusicCast • DACs, speakers … piano • Lenbrook BluOS • Wireless audio platform and app • Bluesound wireless speakers and streamers • NEW! NAD amps • PSB coming soon
  90. 90. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Yamaha Whole-house piano: Disklavier Enspire + MusicCast
  91. 91. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Massage • Massage chairs • Inada • Infinite Therapeutics • Luraco Technologies • Massaging other things • Blue Wave Tech – pillows and stuff • Otto trading – shoes and stuff • Sofly – hand and scalp Luraco
  92. 92. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Big Comebacks • B&K • Acquired by Sound Developments • Perfect Third • Ira Friedman’s successor to Bay Audio • Stealthy grille-free in-wall speakers
  93. 93. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Fiber • Metra • Velox Fiber HDMI Cable, 330 feet • TechLogix Networx • Fiber cables, switches, more • Inneos • Fiberoptics Technology • Cleerline • Easy termination • Chromis Fiberoptics • HDMI over fiber • Celerity • Easy termination
  94. 94. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Motorized Window Coverings • Axis • DIY – Motorize, automate existing blinds • BTX • Decorview • Custom Decorators Inc. • Draper • Insolroll • Lutron • QMotion • Shuttereaze • DIY – Motorize, automate existing shutters • Solar Shading Systems • with Vision Art • Somfy Shutter Eaze Axis
  95. 95. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia TiniFiber (Powerhouse Alliance)
  96. 96. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Interesting Allion smart home product testing labs Information Technology Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC) – Disaster response … GET INVOLVED
  97. 97. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Beautiful Epic Sky / Impact Lighting – crazy lighting stuff Meural – very fancy digital picture frames with app control and gesture control
  98. 98. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Trufig (Sonance) BocciWall-Smart Architectural
  99. 99. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia DIY Speaker Shoot-out • Mass Fidelity • Core Speakers • Relay DAC • Bob Perry on board • Riva Wand • Compact wireless speakers, big multichannel sound, like Mass Fidelity • Wi-Fi, DDMS, Spotify Connect, AirPlay, DLNA, Bluetooth, Google Cast ready. • NEW! Michael Gleason on board
  100. 100. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More Interesting Goodies • Midlite • Sonos in-wall power & Mounting • Yamaha • BD-A1060 and BD-S681 Blu-ray Disc players • Salamandar • Narrow cabinets with mounts • AudioControl • Sound Partners Program • Speaker profiles stored on Director DSPs • James, Triad, Stealth
  101. 101. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia More • Nest • Outdoor camera shipping • New thermostat finishes • Comcast IP control? • “Great progress with our control partner for IP Control of the X1 Platform after a few hurdles. We’re confident we’ll be able to make a great announcement at CEDIA next week!” • AVAD • Acquired – back for the first time in years • Structured Cable Products • Acquired Current Audio • Master distributor, Pulse 8
  102. 102. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Productivity Software & Services
  103. 103. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Productivity Software and Services • BidMagic • Proposals, CRM, project management • Chetu • Software development services • ConnectWise • Project management • Collaboaration • Client management (CRM) • Tracking, monetizing tech support and service • Managing vendor relationships • D-Tools • The gold standard of project design and proposals • NEW! Digital Butler • Melds IP device discovery with business tools including tech support, project management and billing • Dove Net • Estimating, Proposals, Purchase Orders, Service Tickets, Project Tracking
  104. 104. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Productivity Software and Services • iPoint • Proposals, project management • Jetbuilt • Proposals • OneVision • Remote monitoring and proactive tech support with ihiji as partner • Resolves end-user tech issues on behalf of dealers • One Firefly • NEW! Lead generation service • NEW! Live online chat services
  105. 105. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Productivity Software and Services • Ihiji • IP device discovery • Remote networking monitoring and diagnostics • New ServiceManager helps dealers establish and monetize recurring support services • pdAdapt • Enables simple Crestron programming • Portal (formerly SupplyStream) • Details a couple slides away … • ProjX 360 • CRM, Sales, Proposals • Integrates with Portal (SupplyStream) for product databases, purchasing and tracking • SalezToolz • Proposals, estimates
  106. 106. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Productivity Software and Services • Simply Reliable • Project design, business management • Slateplan • Project estimating and sales collaboration • SpringDeck • Sales collateral, product specs, other materials all in one place. • Tigerpaw • Business process automation • TRXio • Inventory and asset management • VidCAD • Project design and documentation • Vital Mgmt • Consulting, benchmarking • Article: Paul Starkey, Steve Firszt Create 3-Tier Membership Program for Business Services
  107. 107. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Portal (formerly SupplyStream) • Comprehensive database of products and info • Linked to resellers • Purchase from vendor of choice • Incorporate into projects/bids • NEW! Mobile app • NEW! Visa Rewards Credit card • Gives dealers 1% back
  108. 108. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Salez Toolz • NEW! Design View • Import floor plans • Import images from file or snap a photo from app • Drag icons around • Customer sign-off from app
  109. 109. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia SlatePlan
  110. 110. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia ConnectWise
  111. 111. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia Watch this space • With Apologies – We’ll get to these … • 4K 4:4:4 video distribution • 4K video over IP • Houzz & Home Advisors • Newbie roundup
  112. 112. © 2016 EH Publishing jjacobson@ehpub.com www.cepro.com/cedia
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  114. 114. The Ultimate Show Preview Julie Jacobson founding editor jjacobson@ehpub.com Thank you!

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