December 08, 2016 The home-technology integration channel could learn some things from DIY routers and apps, especially when it comes to industrial design. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
December 07, 2016 New C by GE lamp has Alexa Voice Services built in for voice-controlled home automation, but it would be cooler if it was a smart bulb instead.
December 06, 2016 For some troubling reason, integrators are not demonstrating High Dynamic Range and Deep Color using UHD Blu-ray Players in their showrooms. Instead, CE pros are still selling 'obsolete' TVs.
November 22, 2016 Virtual and augmented reality, IoT device discovery and data collection, voice control and other emerging smart-home UIs, millennials and new business models, and a return to prewiring are key home-technology trends for 2017. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
November 02, 2016 It’s not that Millennials and other with-it customers want cheap; they just want smart home solutions that are simple and convenient. Will traditional custom installers meet their needs, or will Millennial-run start-ups own the market? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
October 31, 2016 Manufacturers in the audio/video space tend to not dedicate staff to marketing, focus on product-centric message and don't execute in social media well.
October 28, 2016 With the new Google Home hub and Google Assistant speech-recognition engine, plus integration with Nest IoT devices and audio/video via Cast, Google will rival Apple (Homekit) and Amazon (Alexa) in voice-controlled home automation. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
October 21, 2016 Speaking at Azione Unlimited fall conference, home-building expert Tim Costello wondered aloud about the possibility of builders mining IoT data from home automation and other residential technologies. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
October 20, 2016 When Millennials do finally move out of their Mom's basement or their rented apartment in Williamsburg, they're going to be looking for certain amenities in their new homes.
October 13, 2016 Treat your partnerships as you would a product, and other highlights from Nate Williams' product development relationship playbook.