Digital Killed The Remote Star
Do not adjust your set. ResiWeek is here to give you insights into the latest news coming out of the residential space of the AV industry.
Control4 shows off the new Neeo remote for Smart Home OS following their acquisition of Neeo in February. Looking at what this means for the home automation market, and how this could change how they are set up.
Speaking of remotes, Logitech CEO Bracken Darell talks about the decline of remotes like their own Harmony remote. Is he correct? Are we in a downward spiral for remotes?
Distributor Anixter is to be acquired by a private equity firm for $3.8 billion. Looking at the potential impact of equity firms on the growing AV industry.
- Joe Piccirilli – RoseWater Energy
- Alesia Hendley – Access Networks
- Bob Archer – CE Pro
Links to sources:
- CE Pro – Control4’s new Neeo remote for OS3
- The Verge – Logitech’s Harmony remote losing steam
- CE Pro – Anixter to be acquired for $3.8 billion
- AVNation studios production equipment provided by Shure and Vaddio.
- Control4’s acquisition of Neeo was previously discussed on ResiWeek 158.
ResiWeek is the residential news and analysis version of AVWeek, AVNation’s longest running program. The weekly program is hosted by Matt D. Scott, owner of Omega Audio Video in London, Ontario. Scott has been involved in the audiovisual industry since he was 17 years old. Matt started servicing houses of worship throughout the Ontario area and moved into residential. Scott has served on the CEDIA board of directors since 2018. His opinions are his own and should not be seen as reflecting or representing those of CEDIA or its board.
Matt is an accomplished lighting designer, audiovisual systems designer, and marketing expert. Scott created the original website for AVNation and continues to direct the marketing and art assets of the organization. Scott is part owner of AVNation Media, Inc and has been involved with the organization since shortly after its creation. Like AVWeek, ResiWeek is modeled after This Week in Tech where the host will read news stories of the week and panelists aim to provide context, analysis, and their opinion on why the stories matter to the residential AV industry. If you would like to be a panelist on ResiWeek, you can email Tim Albright at email@example.com