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Control4 Q1 Revenues Up 34%

Control4 Q1 Revenues Up 34%

Control4 cites its acquisition of Pakedge and debut of its new EA Controllers as key contributors to strong revenue growth for Q1 2016.

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Control4 Q1 Revenues Up 34%

Control4 Q1 Revenues Up 34%

May 05, 2016 Control4 cites its acquisition of Pakedge and debut of its new EA Controllers as key contributors to strong revenue growth for Q1 2016.

iRoom’s iTop – Universal iPad Tabletop Docking Station with Control Keypad

iRoom’s iTop – Universal iPad Tabletop Docking Station with Control Keypad

Advertorial · May 05, 2016 Store - Charge - Control. More than just an iPad docking station.

LEDs Light Up Pool, Waterfall and Firepits in Luxury Backyard Space

LEDs Light Up Pool, Waterfall and Firepits in Luxury Backyard Space

May 05, 2016 Crestron control and Lutron HomeWorks combine to create a multicolor, multilayer lighting system in this dreamy backyard.

Lutron’s Joel Spira Among Inductees to CTA 2016 CT Hall of Fame

Lutron’s Joel Spira Among Inductees to CTA 2016 CT Hall of Fame

May 04, 2016 2016 Consumer Technology (CT) Hall of Fame pays tribute to the leaders who have advanced innovation and developed a foundation for consumer electronics.

Building Automation Systems – How to Choose the Right One?

Building Automation Systems – How to Choose the Right One?

Advertorial · May 04, 2016 A quick guide for the right choice with links to videos.

Savant Pro 8 Home Automation Software, Handheld Remote Now Shipping

Savant Pro 8 Home Automation Software, Handheld Remote Now Shipping

May 03, 2016 Savant hits "record pre-order numbers within days" for new home automation software and handheld remote with voice control.

Percentage of New Homes with Lighting Control Doubles Over 2 Years

Percentage of New Homes with Lighting Control Doubles Over 2 Years

May 03, 2016 New data from joint CTA/NAHB study reveals the percentage of builders offering lighting control (68%) continues to rise, while the penetration rate for lighting control hits an all-time high at 11% of new homes, twice the rate of two years ago.

Can You Use Commercial Equipment in a Residential World?

Can You Use Commercial Equipment in a Residential World?

May 02, 2016 Commercial cameras, displays and even advanced networks can often be deployed in homes by integrators. However, control and audio solutions can be trickier.

This Wine Country Hillside Cave Features 120 Hidden Sources of Light

This Wine Country Hillside Cave Features 120 Hidden Sources of Light

May 02, 2016 Pasolumination installs Lutron control, LED fixtures and a seeTouch keypad in this expansive wine cave on the coast of California.

Lutron HomeWorks® QS Tames a Slew of Temperamental LED Lights

Lutron HomeWorks® QS Tames a Slew of Temperamental LED Lights

Advertorial · May 02, 2016 Colored LEDs of all styles, designs, and types in a basement renovation are choreographed with HomeWorks QS to create several distinct entertainment spaces.

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iRoom’s iTop – Universal iPad Tabletop Docking Station with Control Keypad

iRoom’s iTop – Universal iPad Tabletop Docking Station with Control Keypad

Advertorial · May 05, 2016 Store - Charge - Control. More than just an iPad docking station.

Savant Pro 8 Home Automation Software, Handheld Remote Now Shipping

Savant Pro 8 Home Automation Software, Handheld Remote Now Shipping

May 03, 2016 Savant hits "record pre-order numbers within days" for new home automation software and handheld remote with voice control.


Integrator Tries Enjoy.com, the Quasi On-Demand Service for Sonos Installation

April 27, 2016 How can Enjoy.com be free? Integrator Mat Lindstedt of Silicon Valley Installation Co. ordered a Sonos system to find out.

When Will Home Technology Installs be Uberized?

When Will Home Technology Installs be Uberized?

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)

Latest QMotion Shades Feature ZigBee Connectivity

Latest QMotion Shades Feature ZigBee Connectivity

April 27, 2016 QMotion's new Qadvanced Motorized Roller Shades with ZigBee Home Automation 1.2 feature two-way communication capabilities to support integration into a variety of home automation systems.

Can High Resolution Audio be Trojan Horse for Home Automation?

Can High Resolution Audio be Trojan Horse for Home Automation?

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)


A YouTube First: ALLie Camera Does Live, 360-degree, Interactive Video Like No One Else

April 21, 2016 IC Realtime, IC Real Tech, ALLie – whatever you call it – does 360-degree cameras like no one else, which is why it is the only live-streaming immersive-video platform for YouTube and coming soon to home automation systems. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Lessons from Roomie Remote: Moving from DIY Home Automation App to Big-League IoT

Lessons from Roomie Remote: Moving from DIY Home Automation App to Big-League IoT

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)

Formerly Roomie Remote, Simple Control Has Big Potential in Home Automation Market, Both Pro & DIY

Formerly Roomie Remote, Simple Control Has Big Potential in Home Automation Market

April 20, 2016 Roomie Remote, which has more than 60,000 users, used to be a nice universal remote control app for DIYs. As Simple Control, the company is a real contender for IoT supremacy in both DIY and pro channels. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Legrand Acquires Luxul Wireless, Adds Networking to Building- and Home-Automation Portfolio

Legrand Acquires Luxul Wireless, Adds Networking to Building- and Home-Automation Portfolio

April 19, 2016 Legrand, which owns QMotion, OnQ, Vantage, Middle Atlantic Products, NuVo and other leading brands in the home-technology channel, adds Luxul Wireless to the portfolio, just two months after Control4 acquired competitor Pakedge.

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Control4 Head-to-Head: How the Right One-Room System Can Transform Your Smart-Home Business

Control4 Head-to-Head: How the Right One-Room System Can Transform Your Smart-Home Business

Download this FREE Webcast from April 26 which focuses on Control4’s new EA-1 controller and handheld remote, how it stacks up with similar solutions, and why a good one-room solution can make the difference between a customer for life and a missed opportunity.

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.

Selling, Installing and Specifying Motorized Window Treatments

Selling, Installing and Specifying Motorized Window Treatments

March 01, 2016 Motorized window treatments have a lot going for them right now. The energy-saving aspects of the products are probably only matched by the aesthetic “cool factor” associated with this hip category. For dealers, these positive trends are bolstered by the profit potential and the ability of the products to foster stronger relationships with interior designers, a key trade partner.

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)

10 Big Home Automation Trends at CES 2016

10 Big Home Automation Trends at CES 2016

If your goal at CES 2016 is to conquer the smart home, you won't want to miss this Webcast recording.

Why Central Vac Is Key Add-on Technology

Why Central Vac Is Key Add-on Technology

November 17, 2015 Fewer CVAC competitors means potentially higher margins for integrators as an add-on product to whole-house control and security installations.

You’ve Got to Hide Your Tech Away

You’ve Got to Hide Your Tech Away

October 28, 2015 What can you do about the big-ticket items that need to be seen, like televisions, projectors and projection screens? Download this paper and read about some of the pros and cons of hiding technology, and some how-to’s for doing the hiding. In custom integration there are specs and there are special requests… how you deal with the latter can separate your firm from the pack.

Build Your Profits With Central Vacuum Systems

Build Your Profits With Central Vacuum Systems

Watch this FREE 1 hr CE Pro webinar, sponsored by Beam, to learn from other integrators how to generate more installations from custom and semi-custom homebuilders simply by adding central vacuum systems to your product portfolio.

Homebuilder Business Rebounds for Integrators: Getting in on the Action

Homebuilder Business Rebounds for Integrators: Getting in on the Action

Download this previously Live CEPro Webinar which featured members of the manufacturing, home building and integrator communities who will share their stories about the new era of smart-home-building.

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