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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

image In this interview with CE Pro, TiO’s Mike Anderson discusses home control and automation, and adds the company has a product roadmap for the next several years. Anderson says lighting control is growing while climate control and smart thermostats are being introduced. He also believes DIY products that are being promoted by big retail stores will lead to dissatisfying customer experiences and homeowners will want more complete solutions after using them. Anderson suggests dealers have knowledge of automation products and should be ready to offer them to their clients as part of their services. View this story
Posted by CE Pro Editors on 06/30 at 08:07 AM
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Monday, June 29, 2015

image Icontrol One, the new SHaaS (smart home as a service) offering for independent security and home automation dealers, now has its first hardware partner: Interlogix Simon XT/XTi. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 06/29 at 09:20 AM
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Friday, June 26, 2015

image FLIR One, which turns iPhones into thermal imaging machines, now integrates with Manything and IFTTT. Security and smart-home applications abound. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story

image Alarm.com (Nasdaq: ALRM), leading provider of cloud platforms for security and home automation, opened with a bang on Nasdaq today. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 06/26 at 09:44 AM
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Thursday, June 25, 2015

All smart-home eyes will be on Nasdaq: ALRM Friday June 26 as Alarm.com becomes only the second pure-play home automation IPO after Control4.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 06/25 at 06:13 PM
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image CE Pro senior editor Robert Archer says the sleek touchscreen highlights the SmartCode 916 from Kwikset, but you can still use a traditional key as a backup.View this story
Posted by Robert Archer on 06/25 at 09:00 AM
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

image Smart Home World 2015: Skirting bandwidth and privacy concerns, Apical’s smart motion-sensor technology enables behavioral recognition without invasive video analytics. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 06/24 at 05:44 AM
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image Distribute 4K Ultra HD content with HDCP 2.2 and HDBaseTView this story
Posted by Advertorial on 06/24 at 05:17 AM
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

image Get the real facts behind intelligent solutions for power supplies, from linear power to battery charger performances and more. View this story

image With a smartphone, tablet and PC user interface, Legrand's new $1,400 Intuity entry-level enclosure-based home automation platform supports On-Q IP cameras, video door entry, intercom, lighting control and multiroom audio as well as various third-party security, door locks and smart thermostats. View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 06/23 at 01:30 AM
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Monday, June 22, 2015

image Grant Clauser set up and reviewed the Lutron Caseta Wireless system, which is compatible with Apple Homekit. Read his step-by-step account of the home automation lighting control solution. View this story
Posted by Grant Clauser on 06/22 at 09:00 AM
News, Product News, Home Automation and Control, Control Systems, Lighting, (2) Comments, Permalink


image CCTV is following the trends and technologies of broadcast and consumer video, from robotics to HDR imaging to H.265 video compression. Here are examples of IP cameras and surveillance technology from the recent IFSEC 2015, Europe’s leading fire and security expo. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 06/22 at 12:10 AM
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Friday, June 19, 2015

image "Go Vocca light" voice command can power bulbs on and off with Vocca bulb adapter. It does not require WiFi or installation. View this story
Posted by Rachel Cericola on 06/19 at 11:05 AM
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image Charmed Quark principal Dean Roddey presents the elements of a home automation protocol, the opportunities and pitfalls for any given approach, and the implications for the professional integration channel.View this story

image Want some bling with that smoke detector? As shown at IFSEC 2015, Pyrexx PX-1 and PX-1C come in a range of colors, textures and Swarovski crystals; include clever features like a magnetic mount. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 06/19 at 09:58 AM
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