Custom Plus Distributing, with five branch locations in the Pacific Northwest and California, is the fourth distributor SnapAV has acquired since March 2018.
The Clare security panel has gained new Amazon Alexa security skills, as well as integrations with August and Danalock smart locks, and more.
The dates include events hosted by distributors such as KOA CCTV, Ui Supplies and Davis Distribution Systems, plus a road show by Pioneer Music Company.
The Control4 Smart Home OS 3 can unify over 13,500 third-party devices, such as August Lock, Honeywell thermostats and Vivint security systems.
OnTech Smart Services is Dish’s new direct-to-consumer brand that offers professional installation, set-up and education of a variety of smart home devices.
As consumers attempt to coordinate technologies from companies like Google, Amazon and Apple, they are becoming frustrated with integrating their whole A/V system.
Video and audio verification are helping to reduce calls for service, but more is needed to combat the human error of false alarms.
The CEOs say the merger will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking and other home technologies.
SnapAV will acquire Control4 in an all-cash transaction for $23.91 per share in cash, representing an aggregate value of approximately $680 million.
CEDIA welcomed visitors to its newest asset, a 40,000-square-foot building, featuring a full experience center and training facilities.