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Dish Announces Custom Install Buyer Program, Integration with ELAN, URC

ELAN and URC join DISH’s lineup of integration partners while AMX and Control4 enhance Hopper integration with development of two-way drivers.

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BEAM by Electrolux Central Vacuum Systems has become the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of central vacuum systems. Approximately one-third of all central vacuum systems are produced by them. The company also is the global…
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5 Profit-Boosting Trends Every Custom Installer Needs to Know

5 Profit-Boosting Trends Every Custom Installer Needs to Know

Join CE Pro and Savant for this FREE one-time webcast where we’ll discuss 5 industry-changing trends, and teach you how to use them in order to boost your business revenue.

Dish Announces Custom Install Buyer Program, Integration with ELAN, URC

Dish Announces Custom Install Buyer Program, Integration with ELAN, URC

September 22, 2016 ELAN and URC join DISH’s lineup of integration partners while AMX and Control4 enhance Hopper integration with development of two-way drivers.


Inside Control4’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: OS 2.9 Integrates with Sonos, Alexa

September 22, 2016 Take a virtual tour through the Control4 booth at CEDIA 2016 and the company's new home automation software, OS 2.9, straight from the show floor.

Network Management Tools for Dealers

Network Management Tools for Dealers

Advertorial · September 22, 2016 Everything you need—in one Bakpak.

Editor’s Pick: 12 Great New Products from CEDIA 2016

Editor’s Pick: 12 Great New Products from CEDIA 2016

September 21, 2016 CE Pro Product Editor Bob Archer picks the 12 products that stood out to him most at CEDIA 2016, from 4K and HDR to audio and monitoring services.

Crestron Home Automation Integrates with Amazon Alexa, No Monthly Fee

Crestron Home Automation Integrates with Amazon Alexa, No Monthly Fee

Jordan O'Brien · September 21, 2016 Crestron Technology Professionals can now leverage Alexa Voice Service to build fully-customized, voice-controlled scenes and settings in clients' homes.

Remote Control Pioneer, RTI Founder John Demskie Dies Unexpectedly

Remote Control Pioneer, RTI Founder John Demskie Dies Unexpectedly

September 20, 2016 A pioneer in high-performance handheld remote controls, John Demskie founded Remote Technologies Inc. (RTI) in 1992 and ushered the company into home automation.


Video Weekly: Voice Control, Virtual Reality, Business Software Ruled at CEDIA

September 20, 2016 What advances in home technology did you see at CEDIA 2016? Shoot us a note if there's anything we missed on CEPro.com.

URC Founder Chang K. Park: The Tribute Video for CEDIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

URC Founder Chang K. Park: The Tribute Video for CEDIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

September 20, 2016 CE Pro's Julie Jacobson takes part in the tribute video honoring CEDIA's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, URC founder Chang K. Park, describing a great immigrant success story of an entrepreneur, technology giant and philanthropist.

Who Knew Philips Made a 4K HDR Blu-ray Player? And Other Goodies from Capitol Sales

Who Knew Philips Made a 4K HDR Blu-ray Player? And Other Goodies from Capitol Sales

September 19, 2016 Denon’s DN-300Z is a ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of audio, Philips makes a 4K HDR Blu-ray player, every dealer should carry doorbell cameras in their vans … and more from distributor Capitol Sales at CEDIA 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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Inside Control4’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: OS 2.9 Integrates with Sonos, Alexa

September 22, 2016 Take a virtual tour through the Control4 booth at CEDIA 2016 and the company's new home automation software, OS 2.9, straight from the show floor.

Editor’s Pick: 12 Great New Products from CEDIA 2016

Editor’s Pick: 12 Great New Products from CEDIA 2016

September 21, 2016 CE Pro Product Editor Bob Archer picks the 12 products that stood out to him most at CEDIA 2016, from 4K and HDR to audio and monitoring services.

Who Knew Philips Made a 4K HDR Blu-ray Player? And Other Goodies from Capitol Sales

Who Knew Philips Made a 4K HDR Blu-ray Player? And Other Goodies from Capitol Sales

September 19, 2016 Denon’s DN-300Z is a ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of audio, Philips makes a 4K HDR Blu-ray player, every dealer should carry doorbell cameras in their vans … and more from distributor Capitol Sales at CEDIA 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

CE Pro Announces 2016 BEST Award Winners

CE Pro Announces 2016 BEST Award Winners

September 16, 2016 Winners reflect the most noteworthy new products and technologies of 2016, recognized this week at CEDIA 2016.

Lutron HomeWorks QS, RadioRA 2 Lighting Control Work with Amazon Alexa

Lutron HomeWorks QS, RadioRA 2 Lighting Control Work with Amazon Alexa

September 16, 2016 CEDIA 2016: Want the lights, shading and temperature to be just right for dinner parties or watching TV? Just ask Amazon Echo, or Alexa, to adjust them for you.

Slideshare: Julie Jacobson’s Ultimate Preview of CEDIA 2016

Slideshare: Julie Jacobson’s Ultimate Preview of CEDIA 2016

September 16, 2016 CE Pro founding editor Julie Jacobson highlights new products, trends and happenings at CEDIA 2016,including home automation, 4K projectors, lighting controls, home networking, security, wireless audio, voice control and more.

New Lutron Software Simplifies Design, Installation of Lighting Control Systems

New Lutron Software Simplifies Design, Installation of Lighting Control Systems

September 15, 2016 CEDIA 2016: New software updates and products will simplify design and installation of Lutron lighting and shading control systems like Sivoia QS and Caséta Wireless, as well as provide customers with expanded choices.

SnapAV’s OvrC Pro is ‘One of the Most Important Initiatives in the Company’s History’

SnapAV’s OvrC Pro is ‘One of the Most Important Initiatives in the Company’s History’

September 15, 2016 CEDIA 2016: OvrC Pro from SnapAV lets dealers drill into their customers’ networks remotely to monitor and fix not just routers and access points but home automation and A/V devices as well. Consumers get an app as well, so it’s sellable. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Pakedge Bakpak 4.0 is Free! Integrates Tightly with Control4 Home Automation, ZigBee, Z-Wave

Pakedge Bakpak 4.0 is Free! Integrates Tightly with Control4 Home Automation, ZigBee, Z-Wave

September 15, 2016 CEDIA 2016: New Bakpak 4.0 service from Control4’s Pakedge networking business is now free. Monitor, diagnose and manage remotely all the networking and IoT devices in the home, including Z-Wave and ZigBee products. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Control4 OS 2.9 is all About Integration: Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Z-Wave, Motorized Shades

Control4 OS 2.9 is all About Integration: Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Z-Wave, Motorized Shades

September 15, 2016 Home automation leader Control4 (CTRL) is releasing OS 2.9 at CEDIA 2016, featuring voice control through Amazon Alexa, support for Z-Wave, deep integration with motorized shades. Plus, more personalization for the customer. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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5 Profit-Boosting Trends Every Custom Installer Needs to Know

5 Profit-Boosting Trends Every Custom Installer Needs to Know

Join CE Pro and Savant for this FREE one-time webcast where we’ll discuss 5 industry-changing trends, and teach you how to use them in order to boost your business revenue.

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.

Why Central Vac Is Key Add-on Technology

Why Central Vac Is Key Add-on Technology

August 01, 2016 In this CE Pro Advantage Series White Paper, you will learn how to easily add CVAC to a security installation offering, and even how to earn recurring monthly revenue (RMR) from it.

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Isn’t Boring if it Means More Business! Learn How to Sell it

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Isn’t Boring if it Means More Business! Learn How to Sell it

Watch this FREE 1 hour CEPro webcast, originally live on August 17th and sponsored by Aprilaire, to learn how to increase business opportunities by offering complete climate control solutions to your customers.

Selling, Installing and Specifying Motorized Window Treatments

Selling, Installing and Specifying Motorized Window Treatments

July 19, 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.

Selling the Connected Home: How to Grow Your Business

Selling the Connected Home: How to Grow Your Business

Review the recorded archive of this 1-hour webcast, presented by Nest, to discover how custom integrators can open up more opportunities with Nest's connected thermostats, smoke and CO alarms, and security cameras.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2016

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2016

June 01, 2016 Converging factors within the custom electronics industry evident in our annual CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis survey finds installers consolidating product choices in everything from speakers and networking components, to furniture and cabling.

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.

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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2D2C

2D2C
SafePlug® Products are developed and sold by 2D2C, Inc. (d/b/a SafePlug). SafePlug uses patented technologies that can significantly reduce or eliminate household electrical fires and electrocutions. These technologies...
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Anthem

Anthem AV
For more than two decades, Anthem® has manufactured award-winning high-end audio/video equipment for music, home theater and distributed audio. Our products are used at all levels of music reproduction.
www.anthemav.com
Aprilaire

Aprilaire
At Aprilaire, we know how important comfort and health are to you and your family. That’s why we’re committed to helping you control indoor air quality (IAQ). Our mission is to provide superior whole-home indoor...
www.AprilairePartners.com
ATON

ATON
ATON’s system technologies are built on years of expertise in Audio and Video Routing, Control Systems and Loudspeaker Design. This combined knowledge has led to a comprehensive new line of Digital Signal Routing...
Autonomic

Autonomic
Autonomic is recognized as a leading manufacturer of complete whole-house music systems.  As innovators with a core competency for audio and control, Autonomic offers the ultimate standalone entertainment solution that...
www.autonomic-controls.com
Basalte

Basalte
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...
www.basalte.us
Beam

Beam
BEAM by Electrolux Central Vacuum Systems has become the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of central vacuum systems. Approximately one-third of all central vacuum systems are produced by them. The company also...
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Benolli smart systems

Benolli smart systems
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...
www.benolli.com
Clare Controls

Clare Controls
Who are we? Clare Controls is a manufacturer of intelligent automation solutions. With a team of some of the brightest and most experienced leaders and engineers in the business, we bring an educated, skilled, creative, and...
www.clarecontrols.com
CMI Interiors Inc.

CMI Interiors Inc.
CMI was established in 1993 as a premiere source for both motorized and manual window covering products serving the interior designer, architectural and home automation community. CMI offers a complete line of interior and...
www.cmiinteriorsinc.com
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