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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 12

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2015-12-20   Quote of the week:   "Client had guests this weekend and the fan in his cabinet quit. Rather than opening the door he placed 2 frozen chickens on the receiver to keep it cool. He forgot about them and last night while watching a movie one of them exploded. He said please dont tell anyone to which I replied "are you kidding" This is a number one story in my book now. I will keep your name out of it."-From a Remote Central message board.     Jeff Williams is now the COO of Apple    ProSource has aligned with Power Audio Video Group.    5 Common Mistakes When Installing Video Cameras    Not enough cameras Poor positioning It’s Not Totally...

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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 13

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2016-01-10   Harman Integrates with Google's Brillo Harman has been picked as the first integrator for Google's Brillo and its Weave IoT platform. Harman will mainly be responsible for helping Google by supporting device manufacturers while they design Brillo and Weave-based products. “We are excited to support Google as its first systems integration partner,” said Sanjay Dhawan, president of Harman Connected Services. “Harman will simplify the design process for manufacturers by providing support throughout the entire development cycle, ranging from initial concept design to final product release.”   AV Magazine published an amazing spread of all the hottest photos from CES 2016 last week.  Who else wants to watch Batman or the Steelers on that screen?              ...

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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 16

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2016-02-28   Alarm.com Stock Up By More Than 24% Revenue is expected to be around $236 million in 2016. “Our 2015 fourth quarter and full year results demonstrated nice momentum which positions us well for 2016,” said Steve Trundle, president and CEO of Alarm.com.   CTO of Audio Command Systems Becomes Crestron's VP Residential  In 2015 John Clancy was elected to the CEDIA Board of Directors. After 23 years of helping make ACS the second largest independent integration company, Clancy's been tapped to lead Crestron as VP of Residential. Since he'll now be highly invested in residential aspects of Crestron and is still a Board Director of CEDIA, we can't help but wonder what he thinks of Crestron leaving CEDIA?  ...

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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 17

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2016-03-13 news newsletter   Potential Money Maker for Dealers 79% of potential smart home device owners found the cost of purchase, set-up, and maintenance to be a too much of a turn off to buy. Interestingly, nearly half of potential buyers would like to buy devices from the same dealer that installs them.    Caster Communications Just Gained a New Account Manager After 10 years at Paradigm as their Marketing and Communications Manager, Erin Phillips has moved on to Caster Communications.    Screen Innovations has ditched the distractions and installation hassles by creating what it calls “the world’s first non-masking, masking system screen.” The Transformer screen is able to shift shape by employing patent-pending telescoping screen technology. This means that...

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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 20

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2016-04-17   Azione Members Told That a Recession is Coming GenX (born between 1965 and 1979) contains 54 million people, which is small in comparison to the much larger generations like Baby Boomer's and Millennials. "What do you think will happen when there are 17 million fewer people spending money … the economy will decline. The U.S. economy will not return to its current spending levels until 2033, and there is nothing you can do to stop it.” —Tim Costello, President/CEO of BDX   Crestron Leases a New Office in the Plano/Dallas Area 250-300 staff are scheduled to move into the new office space in July.     IMAX Just Got Physical The first IMAX spin class will be available in the...

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