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Stunning Luxembourg Smart Home Is 2017 CEDIA Finalist

This enormous Luxembourg villa goes high-tech with Crestron control, Lutron lighting, Sony Bravia TVs, Sonance and Bowers & Wilkins audio, Fortress…

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Stunning Luxembourg Smart Home Is 2017 CEDIA Finalist

This enormous Luxembourg villa goes high-tech with Crestron control, Lutron lighting, Sony Bravia TVs, Sonance and…

NYC Integrator Monitors Everything … Even Shades

NYC Integrator Monitors Everything … Even Shades

Advertorial · August 15, 2017 Business model for CytexOne in NYC revolves around remotely managing IoT solutions for all equipment, including 2,000 Somfy motorized shades in The Four Seasons Hotel in midtown Manhattan.

Stunning Luxembourg Smart Home Is 2017 CEDIA Finalist

Stunning Luxembourg Smart Home Is 2017 CEDIA Finalist

August 01, 2017 This enormous Luxembourg villa goes high-tech with Crestron control, Lutron lighting, Sony Bravia TVs, Sonance and Bowers & Wilkins audio, Fortress Seating and more. It's a 2017 CEDIA Award finalist for EMEA.

Lutron Excellence Awards Open for Entries

Lutron Excellence Awards Open for Entries

June 28, 2017 Lutron Electronics is calling for entries for its 15th annual Excellence Awards competition. Winners will be named in 11 categories and presented at CEDIA 2017 at gala reception.

Lutron Revamps Gallery Collection Motorized Shades

Lutron Revamps Gallery Collection Motorized Shades

June 13, 2017 Lutron refreshes Gallery Collection motorized shades with high-style fabric, wood, specialty and decorative options.

CE Pro 100 Names Top Motorized Window Treatment Brands

CE Pro 100 Names Top Motorized Window Treatment Brands

June 13, 2017 Lutron affirms its position as the go-to automated window solution provider. QMotion comes in second and Crestron takes third. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.

Global Caché Helps Dealer Prosper with Retrofit Projects

Global Caché Helps Dealer Prosper with Retrofit Projects

Advertorial · June 05, 2017 New construction is Todd Nelson’s core business, but he’s tackling retrofit with gusto thanks to Global Caché.

Lutron Opens European Experience Centre in London

Lutron Opens European Experience Centre in London

June 01, 2017 The 6,300-square-foot showroom and education space includes a mix of Lutron light and blind control solutions for commercial, hospitality and residential use.

Krohns Debuts Motorized Shades for Angled Windows

Krohns Debuts Motorized Shades for Angled Windows

May 22, 2017 Krohns Coverings launches bottom-up, full-retraction motorized shade solution for angled and arched windows using constant force spring tension.

Lutron Extends Lighting Control to Google Home via Google Assistant

Lutron Extends Lighting Control to Google Home via Google Assistant

April 18, 2017 Lighting controls provider Lutron rolls out Google Assistant voice control integration for its Caseta Wireless lighting control systems; HomeWorks QS and RadioRA 2 support coming in June.

CEDIA 2017: Early Look at New Security and Home Automation Players

CEDIA 2017: Early Look at New Security and Home Automation Players

April 14, 2017 New home automation controllers, motorized shades, security systems coming to CEDIA 2017, the tradeshow for the smart-home pros. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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Lutron Revamps Gallery Collection Motorized Shades

Lutron Revamps Gallery Collection Motorized Shades

June 13, 2017 Lutron refreshes Gallery Collection motorized shades with high-style fabric, wood, specialty and decorative options.

Krohns Debuts Motorized Shades for Angled Windows

Krohns Debuts Motorized Shades for Angled Windows

May 22, 2017 Krohns Coverings launches bottom-up, full-retraction motorized shade solution for angled and arched windows using constant force spring tension.

CEDIA 2017: Early Look at New Security and Home Automation Players

CEDIA 2017: Early Look at New Security and Home Automation Players

April 14, 2017 New home automation controllers, motorized shades, security systems coming to CEDIA 2017, the tradeshow for the smart-home pros. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

UPDATE: JCPenney Plays Gender Card, Launches Home Automation Biz and Pro Installation

UPDATE: JCPenney Plays Gender Card, Launches Home Automation Biz and Pro Installation

March 16, 2017 Capitalizing on its large female customer base, JCPenney is the latest big-box brand to get into home automation with new “Home Services,” featuring Samsung SmartThings and and other smart-home systems. [UPDATE: JCP is not installing the smart-home equipment, just the other five Home Services categories.] (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Legrand’s Vantage, QMotion Integration on Display at ISE 2017

Legrand’s Vantage, QMotion Integration on Display at ISE 2017

February 02, 2017 Legrand shows new products from Vantage Controls and QMotion as well as lighting and shading integration via DesignCenter 3.7 software at ISE 2017 in Amsterdam.

King of Home Automation: Crestron Revenues Revealed

King of Home Automation: Crestron Revenues Revealed

January 30, 2017 Crestron Electronics, a giant in building automation and smart-home technology, has tripled its revenues since 2012; CTO Fred Bargetzi discusses Mark Zuckerberg's Jarvis AI home automation system. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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)

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Somfy Facilitates Efficient Home Energy Management in Today’s Evolving Electronics Landscape

Somfy Facilitates Efficient Home Energy Management in Today’s Evolving Electronics Landscape

Advertorial · April 05, 2017 Somfy, the leading manufacturer of motors for shading is helping to usher in a modern era of residential utility management that combines the benefits of natural sunlight and traditional lighting, heating and cooling systems.

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.

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...
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CMI Interiors Inc.

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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...
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Cool Automation

Cool Automation
Meet us at CEDIA Expo in Denver: Sept 11 – 13, 2014 (Booth# 1241). CoolAutomation will exhibit its innovative gateways and control solutions that have become most popular among home automation integrators and HVAC...
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Draper

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Manufacturers of Audio Visual Equipment, Home Theater Screens, Front Projection Screens, Rear Projection Screens, Portable projection screens, fixed screens,  permanently tensioned projection screens, projector screens,...
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HomeSeer

HomeSeer
HomeSeer is a manufacturer and leading provider of home automation systems. Since 1999, HomeSeer has been an industry standard with thousands of systems installed worldwide. Our commitment to new and emerging technologies,...
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Somfy Systems

Somfy Systems
SOMFY® is the leading global manufacturer of strong, quiet motors with electronic and app controls for interior and exterior window coverings. Over 270 million users worldwide enjoy the more than 150 million motors produced...
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