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Amazon planning premium Alexa speaker with 7-in display

According to Bloomberg, Amazon are planning to capitalise on the success of its Alexa smart assistant by incorporating it into a premium speaker featuring a 7-in screen. The company are reportedly working towards a Q1 of 2017 release date in light of competition from Google and Apple.


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Monitor Audio comments on Roksan acquisition

Monitor Audio has acquired audio manufacturer Roksan, adding to the company's product portfolio.

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Letter from America: What are We Selling?

When we last addressed the topic of voice interface and control in our post-CEDIA Letter, Google Home was not yet available and all the buzz then was on the combination of the compatible hardware for Amazon Echo and the skills it enables.


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CyberHomes Builds an Evocative Home Cinema

One homeowner’s dream became a reality when Oxfordshire-based CEDIA member, Cyberhomes created a luxurious home theatre that mirrors his childhood trips to the cinema. Having exceeded the client’s expectations, Cyberhomes was rewarded for its work at the CEDIA Awards 2016, where it scooped first place in the Best Home Cinema Over £100,000 category.



James Loudspeaker Introduces New Landscape Speakers

James Loudspeaker has introduced the Omni48AT landscape satellite speaker and the Omni89AT satellite/subwoofer package. Both are made from marine-grade powder coated aluminum enclosures and feature proprietary purpose-built drivers.



CEDIA Unveils ISE 2017 Education Programme

CEDIA, joint venture partners of Integrated Systems Europe, has unveiled an extensive education programme for ISE 2017.


Interphone Issues Smart Building Integration...

The growing number of products and devices being designed and manufactured to work together in a connected way is making the benefits available from complex smart building and home automation considerably greater, according to a new industry whitepaper from Interphone.


KNX: The Simplicity of Open Technologies

Open technologies provide numerous opportunities for installers, real estate owners, manufacturers and software developers.


Newey & Eyre Issues New LED Solutions...

Newey & Eyre has issued the new ‘LED Lighting Solutions Guide’ for installers struggling to keep up with the rapid rate of LED innovation. The catalogue offers a quick and easy snapshot of the best energy efficient replacements for all traditional light sources.


Middle Atlantic Celebrates AV Month with...

Middle Atlantic Products has announced a full month of online training opportunities in celebration of AV Month 2016.


CEDIA, IET Team Up on Integration Standards...

CEDIA has collaborated with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to contribute to its latest publication, the ‘Code of Practice for Connected Systems Integration in Buildings’. Published from October 2016, the report outlines the latest standards and guidance for home...

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