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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

image Following our discussion about Thread Group's 40+ new members, Julie Jacobson responds to questions from manufacturers who wonder if they should hop on this Nest-inspired Internet of Things bandwagon.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 12/17 at 08:09 AM
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image All the recent talk about Thread Group, Z-Wave, ZigBee, HDBaseT and other smart-home protocols has Derek Flickinger dying to set us straight on the subject of “standards.”View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 12/17 at 07:58 AM
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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

image Led by Nest, Thread Group adds 43 members, mostly start-ups and chip makers, also a handful of established home automation players. Insteon, Jasco and Tyco could move the needle. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story

image Linear is being rebranded as the Nortek Security & Control Group and will include the Linear and 2GIG brands, along with a new GoControl brand targeting DIY security installations. View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 12/16 at 07:47 AM
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image Two-way control modules for Lutron Caseta, Aprilaire thermostats, DSC security systems and Fusion Ovation music streamers added to URC driver library. Sonos is coming "very soon."View this story

Monday, December 15, 2014

image CE Pro presents two major Webinars: The Ultimate IP Networking Case Study and Navigating CES 2015 for Home Automation and the Internet of Things.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 12/15 at 08:42 AM
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Friday, December 12, 2014

image Key residential and commercial custom integrators and top end users enjoy a holiday evening in Boston with Crestron and rep firm Sapphire Marketing. View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 12/12 at 10:55 AM
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Thursday, December 11, 2014

image Belden's acquisition of Tripwire to further cybersecurity solutions in industrial and broadcast markets.View this story
Posted by CE Pro Editors on 12/11 at 12:05 PM
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image Insteon Hub features include lighting control, camera monitoring and schedule creation. View this story
Posted by Rachel Cericola on 12/11 at 07:22 AM
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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

image Dave Mayne of Resolution Products has worked with all the security and home automation protocols. Here he shares thoughts on ZigBee 3.0, Z-Wave, the promise of BLE, the paradox of mesh networking and more. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 12/10 at 08:11 AM
News, Product News, Home Automation and Control, Control Systems, Z-Wave, (1) Comments, Permalink


image CE Pro takes a look at the trends in energy management, from HVAC and lighting to smart home adoption, LED light bulbs to smart sprinklers. View this story

Monday, December 08, 2014

image Tyco (NYSE: TYC) already owns DSC, which makes security and home automation systems, so why did it invest in Qolsys, a start-up with a richer, Android-based offering? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)View this story

image Can an ongoing service agreement or security alarm monitoring contract that is paid in advance be transferred to a new homeowner if your original client sells the house? Maybe... but if there is a claim, "it's a crap shoot" what the court will say. View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 12/08 at 09:53 AM
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Friday, December 05, 2014

image Eagle Sentry replicated its showroom for Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang 2,500 miles away in Canada. View this story

More Info Aarnes will lead ADI’s business efforts across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, reporting to Michael Flink, who was recently named president of ADI Global.View this story
Posted by CE Pro Editors on 12/05 at 09:30 AM
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