April 27, 2016 How can Enjoy.com be free? Integrator Mat Lindstedt of Silicon Valley Installation Co. ordered a Sonos system to find out.
April 27, 2016 There's Uber for drivers, KallDoc for physicians and Iggbo for phlebotomists. When will home automation and consumer electronics get their play in the on-demand economy? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
April 25, 2016 Control4 breaks new ground by including HRA streaming services in $600 EA-1 smart-home controller. Will the bet pay off? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
April 20, 2016 What Roomie Remote needed to take a brilliant home automation app to a larger IoT market: hardware, radios, higher prices, grown-up branding and more. Plus: further recommendations for Simple Control. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
April 15, 2016 Nest finally bricks ill-fated Revolv home automation hub. World damns Tony Fadell, IoT, Google, Alphabet, the cloud, greed and the inability to control landscape lighting, but there are bigger lessons to be learned. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
April 14, 2016 Marketing video depicting the interaction between a father and daughter through the years (using the Kwikset Home Connect smart door lock) is a well-done tear jerker.
April 11, 2016 Instead of focusing on recurring monthly revenue for his custom installation company, one integrator is building value in real estate as his future exit strategy.
April 07, 2016 Super-thin Z-Wave strip from Sensative, clever front-door camera solution from Toucan, Nortek’s cheap way to make dumb smoke detectors smart … and other little security and smart-home novelties from ISC 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
April 05, 2016 What if you could add a Z-Wave module to Amazon Echo? Or a night light to Sonos? Or a voice-control pod to TiVo? Would customers stay longer? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
March 24, 2016 Vizio Inc. has filed trademark applications for washing machines, vacuum cleaners, dishwashers, LED light bulbs and other home and kitchen appliances. Could the TV maker become the next Haier? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)