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Making Dumb Things Smart: 8 Very Interesting Non-Invasive Problem Solvers at CES 2017

CES 2017: Devices that automate your dumb shades, tiny robots that press buttons, motors that turn knobs … and other non-invasive solutions for…

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Rich AV Brings Invisible Automation to Manhattan Townhouse with Savant, Lutron

What can you do with zero budget restrictions? Rich AV Design says the sky's the limit on this New York smart home…

New England Integrator System 7 Merges with Large Lighting Retailer

New England Integrator System 7 Merges with Large Lighting Retailer

January 06, 2017 CE Pro 100 integrator System 7, owners of The Boston Shade Company, has merged with venerable Boston-area lighting retailer Wolfers Lighting forming full-service lighting, shade and integration company.

Making Dumb Things Smart: 8 Very Interesting Non-Invasive Problem Solvers at CES 2017

Making Dumb Things Smart: 8 Very Interesting Non-Invasive Problem Solvers at CES 2017

January 05, 2017 CES 2017: Devices that automate your dumb shades, tiny robots that press buttons, motors that turn knobs … and other non-invasive solutions for making dumb things smart. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Somfy Acquires MyFox and Okidokeys; Launches Three Smart Home Hubs for DIY

Somfy Acquires MyFox and Okidokeys; Launches Three Smart Home Hubs for DIY

December 29, 2016 Somfy recommits to home-automation business with acquisition of MyFox (New Somfy Protect at CES 2017) and Okidokeys, plus the launch of three new smart-home hubs, including Tahoma remake. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Rich AV Brings Invisible Automation to Manhattan Townhouse with Savant, Lutron

Rich AV Brings Invisible Automation to Manhattan Townhouse with Savant, Lutron

Michelle de Carion · December 29, 2016 What can you do with no budget restrictions? Rich AV Design says the sky's the limit on this New York smart home automation project that included lighting, shading, AV, security, intercom, phone system and HVAC.

Intel, Amazon to Demo Tiny Smart Home at CES 2017 Powered by … MiOS?

Intel, Amazon to Demo Tiny Smart Home at CES 2017 Powered by … MiOS?

December 25, 2016 MiOS, one of our favorite sleepers in the smart-home-as-a-service (SHaaS) space, is powering a Tiny Smart Home at CES 2017 featuring Intel IoT solutions, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue and other home-automation devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Famed Designer of Maximillian Chair to Launch Super-Smart IoT Shading System at CES 2017

Famed Designer of Maximillian Chair to Launch Super-Smart IoT Shading System at CES 2017

December 23, 2016 Industrial designer Armen Sevada Gharabegian to launch ShadeCraft Sunflower at CES 2017; Patent application reveals automated, motorized outdoor shading systems that can move with the sun, play music, even perform facial recognition for security and personalized comfort. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Economical, Elegant Home Control Fits Perfectly in NYC Tribeca Loft

Economical, Elegant Home Control Fits Perfectly in NYC Tribeca Loft

December 12, 2016 When this New York City homeowner and his wife were expecting their first child, Mattera Design installed a home control system around RTI in time for the due date.


What Alex Tagliani Likes About His New Smart Home

December 08, 2016 Famous Indycar driver Alex Tagliani was involved from the beginning on the design and construction of his new smart home. Take a tour of the finished project.


Lutron Showcases Evolving Connected Home Integration

November 22, 2016 Lutron enables multiple interface options for its lighting and shade controls via Amazon Echo voice control and Pico remotes, and adds music distribution control with Sonos.

Chicago Integrator Runs 3.5 Miles of Wiring for Massive Lighting Control Project

Chicago Integrator Runs 3.5 Miles of Wiring for Massive Lighting Control Project

November 11, 2016 Lutron HomeWorks QS system keeps lights and window shades in sync with the rise and fall of the sun.

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Making Dumb Things Smart: 8 Very Interesting Non-Invasive Problem Solvers at CES 2017

Making Dumb Things Smart: 8 Very Interesting Non-Invasive Problem Solvers at CES 2017

January 05, 2017 CES 2017: Devices that automate your dumb shades, tiny robots that press buttons, motors that turn knobs … and other non-invasive solutions for making dumb things smart. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Somfy Acquires MyFox and Okidokeys; Launches Three Smart Home Hubs for DIY

Somfy Acquires MyFox and Okidokeys; Launches Three Smart Home Hubs for DIY

December 29, 2016 Somfy recommits to home-automation business with acquisition of MyFox (New Somfy Protect at CES 2017) and Okidokeys, plus the launch of three new smart-home hubs, including Tahoma remake. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Intel, Amazon to Demo Tiny Smart Home at CES 2017 Powered by … MiOS?

Intel, Amazon to Demo Tiny Smart Home at CES 2017 Powered by … MiOS?

December 25, 2016 MiOS, one of our favorite sleepers in the smart-home-as-a-service (SHaaS) space, is powering a Tiny Smart Home at CES 2017 featuring Intel IoT solutions, Amazon Alexa, Nest, Philips Hue and other home-automation devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Famed Designer of Maximillian Chair to Launch Super-Smart IoT Shading System at CES 2017

Famed Designer of Maximillian Chair to Launch Super-Smart IoT Shading System at CES 2017

December 23, 2016 Industrial designer Armen Sevada Gharabegian to launch ShadeCraft Sunflower at CES 2017; Patent application reveals automated, motorized outdoor shading systems that can move with the sun, play music, even perform facial recognition for security and personalized comfort. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

7 BEST Control & Automation Products of 2016

7 BEST Control & Automation Products of 2016

October 20, 2016 Check out the 2016 BEST Award winners in the Control and Automation category: IC Real Tech, ELK, iRoom, Logitech, QMotion, Crestron and Basalte.

Draper Illustrates Motorized Shading Expertise at CEDIA

Draper Illustrates Motorized Shading Expertise at CEDIA

October 07, 2016 During CEDIA 2016, Draper highlighted its Motorized FlexShades, which include 115-volt, 24-volt and battery powered options.


Inside Somfy’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: Somfy Synergy API

September 30, 2016 CEDIA 2016: Somfy has made its new Somfy Synergy API publicly available to dealers and also the foundation of new Somfy drivers for Control4, Crestron and Savant.


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.

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

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

September 22, 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.


Inside Lutron’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: Alexa, Sonos, LED Lighting and More

September 21, 2016 CEDIA 2016: Lutron expanded its integration capabilities in a big way this year. Also on display was Lutron's Ivalo high-performance LED lighting fixture line, including its Finire LED recessed lighting. Check out the booth tour.

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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.

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