July 18, 2016 Heos was launched as a standalone DIY brand to rival the mighty Sonos, but now we're seeing a closer alignment with Denon and Marantz, as well as a full slate of home-automation drivers.
July 18, 2016 New and expanded facilities increase training capacity for Control4 certified technicians in Australia, China, Germany, and the United States.
July 18, 2016 New driver from My Device offers hands-free voice control of RTI home automation systems using Amazon Echo. It also enables the Echo's commands to be totally customizable by the integrator.
July 18, 2016 Sears has unleashed a line of 4K UHD TVs, as well as IoT devices under the Kenmore Elite brand. Will the brand work for the living room and the smart home?
July 15, 2016 The Sylvania Socket Study shows 65% of U.S. households are familiar with Wi-Fi controllable light bulbs, a 40% increase in one year. Plus, eight out of 10 Americans say there is an area in their home where they can use lights that change color, dim or set scenes.
July 15, 2016 Offering hide-away subs, adding a subwoofer to a Sonos system, and installing multiple units in one room are easy and profitable upgrades.
July 15, 2016 In addition to debuting its new $199 weatherproof Nest Cam Outdoor with a 130-degree field of view, Nest announces new 'Person Alert' feature and new app for all its products.
July 15, 2016 Sonos begins selling smart speakers at its first retail shop in New York City, offering customers a listening experience they can't get anywhere else.
July 14, 2016 New Hopper Voice Remote from Dish recognizes voice commands most of the time if you speak deliberately and close to the mic, but the button layout is flawed and Dish's response to commands can be unhelpful. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
July 14, 2016 The new Voice Remote from Dish can be used to control the company's new Hopper 3 and Joey 4K set-top boxes (STBs).