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Lennar Begins Construction on Wi-Fi Certified Smart Homes Powered by Ruckus, Amazon

Lennar's Wi-Fi Certified Home Designs will include Ruckus Wi-Fi, Amazon Echo, Samsung SmartThings and other smart home brands like Ring, Honeywell,…

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Designing World Champion Golfer Lee Westwood’s Smart Home

Indigo Distribution and Hidden Home Cinema team up to design a whole-home control and entertainment system, anchored by…

Designing World Champion Golfer Lee Westwood’s Smart Home

Designing World Champion Golfer Lee Westwood’s Smart Home

June 22, 2017 Indigo Distribution and Hidden Home Cinema team up to design a whole-home control and entertainment system, anchored by Elan, for well-known golfer Lee Westwood.

Lennar Begins Construction on Wi-Fi Certified Smart Homes Powered by Ruckus, Amazon

Lennar Begins Construction on Wi-Fi Certified Smart Homes Powered by Ruckus, Amazon

June 21, 2017 Lennar's Wi-Fi Certified Home Designs will include Ruckus Wi-Fi, Amazon Echo, Samsung SmartThings and other smart home products like Ring doorbells, Honeywell thermostats, Lutron lighting and Sonos wireless audio.

Vivint Launches Smart Home Platform for Rental Properties

Vivint Launches Smart Home Platform for Rental Properties

June 20, 2017 Through Vivint Smart Properties, rental property developers can take advantage of Vivint's professionally-installed smart home products including smart locks, lights, doorbell cameras, indoor cameras and thermostats.


Harman Embeds Far-Field Voice Control Technology

June 20, 2017 Harman collaborates with Conexant System to add voice technology solutions to its consumer electronics and automotive products.

Insteon, SmartLabs Acquired; New CEO Wants to Make Powerline Great Again for Home Automation

Insteon, SmartLabs Acquired; New CEO Wants to Make Powerline Great Again for Home Automation

June 19, 2017 Richmond Capital acquires SmartLabs, owner of Insteon mesh-networking home-automation technology, and Smarthome, leading home-technology retailer; plans serious investment in IoT hardware and software.

Patents: Home Automation Leader Crestron Invents a Smarter Smart Bulb

Patents: Home Automation Leader Crestron Invents a Smarter Smart Bulb

June 16, 2017 Crestron patent application describes a smart bulb with an integrated on/off mechanism, so users can turn the lamp "off" locally but still control via app or home automation. Is it practical? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

CE Pro 100 Names Top Voice Control Brands

CE Pro 100 Names Top Voice Control Brands

June 15, 2017 Not surprisingly, Amazon’s Alexa dominates the voice control market, followed by Apple's Siri, Savant, Google and Comcast. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.

New Global Cache ‘Connect’ Platform Brings Smarts, Modularity to A/V and Home Automation

New Global Cache ‘Connect’ Platform Brings Smarts, Modularity to A/V and Home Automation

June 14, 2017 At Infocomm 2017, Global Cache intros ‘Global Connect’ modular A/V and home automation controllers, for the first time adding intelligence (Raspberry Pi, cloud services) and HDMI switching to its popular connectivity hardware. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

CE Pro 100 Names Top Whole-House Automation Brands

CE Pro 100 Names Top Whole-House Automation Brands

June 13, 2017 Control4, Crestron and Savant lead the whole-house automation category, as Lutron and Alarm.com emerge beyond lighting and security to follow. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.

No, You Can’t Compare Apple HomePod to Amazon Echo or Sonos

No, You Can’t Compare Apple HomePod to Amazon Echo or Sonos

June 09, 2017 We're comparing Apple to oranges. Here's why Apple HomePod stands apart from its supposed competitors, Amazon, Google and Sonos.

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Insteon, SmartLabs Acquired; New CEO Wants to Make Powerline Great Again for Home Automation

Insteon, SmartLabs Acquired; New CEO Wants to Make Powerline Great Again for Home Automation

June 19, 2017 Richmond Capital acquires SmartLabs, owner of Insteon mesh-networking home-automation technology, and Smarthome, leading home-technology retailer; plans serious investment in IoT hardware and software.

Patents: Home Automation Leader Crestron Invents a Smarter Smart Bulb

Patents: Home Automation Leader Crestron Invents a Smarter Smart Bulb

June 16, 2017 Crestron patent application describes a smart bulb with an integrated on/off mechanism, so users can turn the lamp "off" locally but still control via app or home automation. Is it practical? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

New Global Cache ‘Connect’ Platform Brings Smarts, Modularity to A/V and Home Automation

New Global Cache ‘Connect’ Platform Brings Smarts, Modularity to A/V and Home Automation

June 14, 2017 At Infocomm 2017, Global Cache intros ‘Global Connect’ modular A/V and home automation controllers, for the first time adding intelligence (Raspberry Pi, cloud services) and HDMI switching to its popular connectivity hardware. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Savant Brings Back Dedicated Smart Home Touchscreens

Savant Brings Back Dedicated Smart Home Touchscreens

June 08, 2017 Savant Wally is new line of dedicated smart home control touchscreens in three different sizes with presence sensor technology.

Apple HomePod Speaker Debuts, But Is It Too Late?

Apple HomePod Speaker Debuts, But Is It Too Late?

June 05, 2017 Targeting Sonos and Amazon Alexa, Apple HomePod aims to reinvent home music with $349 quality voice-controlled home audio speaker that also controls all HomeKit-connected devices.

Verizon’s LTE SmartHub Goes All-Cellular for Internet and Home Automation, Unike FiOS Quantum

Verizon’s LTE SmartHub Goes All-Cellular for Internet and Home Automation, Unike FiOS Quantum

May 25, 2017 It's complicated: New SmartHub from Verizon Wireless is an LTE cellular router with Z-Wave home automation capabilities – completely different from the FiOS Quantum gateway powered by Greenwave. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Comcast to Compete Head-On with Alarm.com, Offering Dealers ‘Aggressive’ Pricing

Comcast to Compete Head-On with Alarm.com, Offering Dealers ‘Aggressive’ Pricing

May 23, 2017 Comcast/Xfinity will be “quite aggressive” in pricing its wholesale security and home automation service for independent dealers, competing with Alarm.com. Xfinity Home leader Dan Herscovici reveals plans at ISC West 2017. (Julie Jacbson / CE Pro)

Home Technology Integrator: Elk Helped Us Get into Home Security Biz

Home Technology Integrator: Elk Helped Us Get into Home Security Biz

Advertorial · May 17, 2017 When Digital Audio Video Environments (DAVE) looked into adding security to its audio, video and home-automation business, the company selected Elk Products because “they care about custom.”

LG’s Clever Tech for Commissioning Smart Lights Melds ZigBee with VLC Light Waves

LG’s Clever Tech for Commissioning Smart Lights Melds ZigBee with VLC Light Waves

May 16, 2017 Introduced at Lightfair 2017 LG Electronics’ new ZigBee Connector plugs into an Android mobile device, discovers smart lights via visible light communication (VLC), and enables on-the-fly programming via LG's Sensor Connect app. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Tesla Model X Acts as Operational ‘Office’ for Integrator

Tesla Model X Acts as Operational ‘Office’ for Integrator

May 11, 2017 Jeff Kesterson of Nightwatch Security & Telephone controls lighting, security, locks and HVAC via 17-inch touchscreen inside Tesla Model X automobile.

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Designing an Audio System: From the Home Theater to the Whole House

Designing an Audio System: From the Home Theater to the Whole House

This free webcast which was originally recorded live on April 26th covers the decisions dealers need to make in designing and specifying home audio systems.

Somfy Facilitates Efficient Home Energy Management in Today’s Evolving Electronics Landscape

Somfy Facilitates Efficient Home Energy Management in Today’s Evolving Electronics Landscape

Advertorial · April 05, 2017 Somfy, the leading manufacturer of motors for shading is helping to usher in a modern era of residential utility management that combines the benefits of natural sunlight and traditional lighting, heating and cooling systems.

The Simplicity of Open Technologies Put into Practice

The Simplicity of Open Technologies Put into Practice

Advertorial · October 04, 2016 How to commission an installation with devices from more than 420 manufacturers?

Impact of Smart Home Technology on Realtors, Builders & Developers

Impact of Smart Home Technology on Realtors, Builders & Developers

August 15, 2016 Originally recorded LIVE on 08/31/16: Learn how dealers and installers can leverage their expertise to earn more business.

Nerd Alert: New Crestron IP Control for Apple TV Gen 4, and the Magic of SIMPL#

Nerd Alert: New Crestron IP Control for Apple TV Gen 4, and the Magic of SIMPL#

Oliver Hall, Ultamation · March 16, 2016 UK-based Ultamation is releasing an Apple TV driver (through Gen 4) for Crestron home automation systems. Managing Director explains the magic of SIMPL# programming language.

New! Ultimate (Searchable) Guide to Home Automation at CES 2016, 100+ Pages

New! Ultimate (Searchable) Guide to Home Automation at CES 2016, 100+ Pages

February 01, 2016 100+ pages of home automation, IoT, security and the smart home right here, with full text of the presentation. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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Basalte develops and commercializes design products for smart home systems. The company was founded in 2008 in Ghent, Belgium. In only a few years, Basalte has built a product range which is now distributed in more than 55...
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Benolli has quickly established itself as a leader in advanced control and automation technology for residential and commercial use. Combining design, detailed engineering, software planning and technical advancements to...
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Control4 offers the ultimate home automation solution by making the products and systems you already have and use everyday, work together. By integrating everything from lighting control, music, home theater, climate control,...
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Core Brands combines innovative connected technology platforms with iconic brands to deliver a portfolio of control, audio, power management and video distribution solutions to its channel partners and end users. The...
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Manufacturers of Audio Visual Equipment, Home Theater Screens, Front Projection Screens, Rear Projection Screens, Portable projection screens, fixed screens,  permanently tensioned projection screens, projector screens,...
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DVDO, Inc. delivers award-winning video connectivity solutions for professional installers and end users. DVDO’s video switchers, wireless adapters and video processors feature advanced technologies to provide...
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