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National Builder Taylor Morrison Installs Scalable Technology Solution for Production Homes

Working with integrator DataSmart LLC, Taylor Morrison’s Houston division discovers success with structured wiring-based Legrand Intuity home…

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National Builder Taylor Morrison Installs Scalable Technology Solution for Production Homes

Working with integrator DataSmart LLC, Taylor Morrison’s Houston division discovers success with structured…

National Builder Taylor Morrison Installs Scalable Technology Solution for Production Homes

National Builder Taylor Morrison Installs Scalable Technology Solution for Production Homes

April 20, 2016 Working with integrator DataSmart LLC, Taylor Morrison’s Houston division discovers success with structured wiring-based Legrand Intuity home control system for homes ranging from $190K to $1M.

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, Both Pro & DIY

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 Companies QMotion, Vantage Unveil First Collaborative Program

Legrand Companies QMotion, Vantage Unveil First Collaborative Program

April 18, 2016 Vantage and QMotion debut the 'Better Together' program to help Azione Unlimited integrators maximize their buying power between the two Legrand brands.

The Over-Dramatization and Lessons of the Google, Nest, Revolv IoT Thing

The Over-Dramatization and Lessons of the Google, Nest, Revolv IoT Thing

April 15, 2016 Nest finally bricks ill-fated Revolv home automation hub. World damns Tony Fadell, IoT, Google, Alphabet, the cloud, greed and the inability to control landscape lighting, but there are bigger lessons to be learned. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)


Video Weekly News: Home Automation and Residential Security at ISC West

April 14, 2016 Whether you made it down to Las Vegas for ISC West last week or not, you'll want to check out our news, photos and product reviews from the show floor.

Video Wall Looks Right at Home in Laguna Beach Home Theater

Video Wall Looks Right at Home in Laguna Beach Home Theater

April 13, 2016 Asked to replicate a local bar’s video wall, eHome Lifestyle designed and installed a 3x3 LED display with Sunfire audio to enhance the homeowner’s exclusive home theater.

4 Interesting Little Home Automation Products & Industrial Designs at ISC West 2016

4 Interesting Little Home Automation Products & Industrial Designs at ISC West 2016

April 07, 2016 Super-thin Z-Wave strip from Sensative, clever front-door camera solution from Toucan, Nortek’s cheap way to make dumb smoke detectors smart … and other little security and smart-home novelties from ISC 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

URC Details New $600 HomeSet with Cloud-Based Home Automation Architecture at ISC 2016

URC Details New $600 HomeSet with Cloud-Based Home Automation Architecture at ISC 2016

April 06, 2016 New HomeSet home automation system from URC features IP hub with IR outputs, along with new cloud-based architecture for integrating with Nest, Sonos and other smart devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Powered by Alarm.com, Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Integrates Smart Home Services

Powered by Alarm.com, Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Integrates Smart Home Services

March 31, 2016 Qolsys's new IQ Panel 2 smart home platform is fully supported by Alarm.com’s Mobile Tech installation app and AirFX remote support tool.

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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, Both Pro & DIY

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)

The Over-Dramatization and Lessons of the Google, Nest, Revolv IoT Thing

The Over-Dramatization and Lessons of the Google, Nest, Revolv IoT Thing

April 15, 2016 Nest finally bricks ill-fated Revolv home automation hub. World damns Tony Fadell, IoT, Google, Alphabet, the cloud, greed and the inability to control landscape lighting, but there are bigger lessons to be learned. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

4 Interesting Little Home Automation Products & Industrial Designs at ISC West 2016

4 Interesting Little Home Automation Products & Industrial Designs at ISC West 2016

April 07, 2016 Super-thin Z-Wave strip from Sensative, clever front-door camera solution from Toucan, Nortek’s cheap way to make dumb smoke detectors smart … and other little security and smart-home novelties from ISC 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

URC Details New $600 HomeSet with Cloud-Based Home Automation Architecture at ISC 2016

URC Details New $600 HomeSet with Cloud-Based Home Automation Architecture at ISC 2016

April 06, 2016 New HomeSet home automation system from URC features IP hub with IR outputs, along with new cloud-based architecture for integrating with Nest, Sonos and other smart devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Powered by Alarm.com, Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Integrates Smart Home Services

Powered by Alarm.com, Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Integrates Smart Home Services

March 31, 2016 Qolsys's new IQ Panel 2 smart home platform is fully supported by Alarm.com’s Mobile Tech installation app and AirFX remote support tool.

Savant Announces 8.0 Home Automation Software, Pro Remote, Improved UI, Autonomic Inside

Savant Announces 8.0 Home Automation Software, Pro Remote, Improved UI, Autonomic Inside

March 30, 2016 With 8.0 release, home automation leader Savant integrates with Sonos, improves UI, builds in Autonomic streaming media software, launches Pro Remote for dealers. See them at ISC West 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

URC Releases Elegant In-Wall Touchscreen for Total Home Control

URC Releases Elegant In-Wall Touchscreen for Total Home Control

March 24, 2016 The new TKP-5500 in-wall touchpanel from URC works with its TC Advanced Network Controller (MRX-8/10/20) and installs in either a landscape or portrait mode to complement a home's interior design.

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.

I Was Wrong About Myxyty, the Impossibly Tall Home Automation Hub

I Was Wrong About Myxyty, the Impossibly Tall Home Automation Hub

March 08, 2016 I made fun of the modular Myxyty IoT hub in a CES 2016 presentation, but the smart-home system has a clever industrial design and some interesting options like ‘olfactory ambiance.’ (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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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)

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2015

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2015

May 25, 2015 Based on numbers from the annual 2015 CE Pro Brand Analysis, culled from responses to the CE Pro 100 entry form gauging the industry’s highest-revenue integrators, it could be argued that today’s most popular trifecta among dealers would include Sony, SnapAV and Control4.

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Core Brands combines innovative connected technology platforms with iconic brands to deliver a portfolio of control, audio, power management and video distribution solutions to its channel partners and end users. The...
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