By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2017 • Opinion: After acquiring SnapAV, private equity giant Hellman & Friedman likely will follow up with 'transformational transaction' that disrupts home-technology landscape: Control4? Savant? Core Brands? Interlogix? PlumChoice? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · May 26, 2017 • Thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation — along with Core Brands and Lutron — U.S. Army Sergeant Franz Walkup can easily control his smart home’s audio, video, lighting, security, climate and irrigation.
By Julie Jacobson · May 9, 2017 • At ISC 2017, Core Brands touted Proficient Audio and Gefen; URC and RTI (Pro Control) showed security-friendly home-automation; Luxul and other CEDIA-oriented companies also chased high-volume security dealers.
By Julie Jacobson · April 13, 2017 • Crestron, Control4, Elan, Lutron, Vantage, URC, Savant, RTI and so many other smart-home controllers can disappear into drywall and solid surfaces with flush-mount systems from Wall-Smart.
By Robert Archer · March 27, 2017 • Core Brands and Elan to provide homebuilders with a range of entertainment and control solutions for new homes through the Elan Builder Program.
By Julie Jacobson · December 30, 2016 • Samsung, Nortek, Honeywell, Harman, SnapAV, Control4, AVAD, Somfy, Alarm.com, TiVo, B&W, Alarm.com and Icontrol were just some of the home-technology companies involved in mergers, acquisitions and investments in 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · December 14, 2016 • After acquisition by Melrose Industries, Nortek security and home automation groups get common leadership under Mike O'Neal.
By CE Pro Editors · November 11, 2016 • Gary Sinise Foundation designs and donates a specialized connected home for Gunnery Sergeant Guillermo Tejada in San Antonio, Texas. An ELAN entertainment and control system integrates the security, lighting, shading, entertainment and HVAC.
By Advertorial · October 26, 2016 • The world’s first full featured IP-controlled vertical rackmount power conditioner delivers performance and protection in a space-saving form-factor.
By Lisa Montgomery · October 20, 2016 • ELAN, Core Brands, Aprilaire and Centralite contribute to complete custom smart home design, renovation and installation for this family in need.
By Advertorial · September 29, 2016 • SpeakerCraft Celebrates 40 years of innovation with this award-winning AIM Series 2 addition.
By Tom Walker, The CI Guys · September 27, 2016 • Former integrator and rep Tom Walker explains the significant and nuanced changes to the Elan v. 8.0 home automation platform introduced at CEDIA 2016.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 7, 2016 • The $349 AIM Series 2 ATX100 made an appearance at CEDIA 2015, but SpeakerCraft will be taking orders this year for its first-to-market, in-wall Atmos height speaker, which can also handle other forms of object-based surround-sound systems, such as DTS:X.
By Jason Knott · August 29, 2016 • Nortek's Core Brands’ president Joe Roberts expects strong investment by new owners Melrose Industries. Company portal now accounts for 60% of purchases. Big CEDIA plans in place.
By Advertorial · August 25, 2016 • Learn the ropes and wrangle in prizes. Space is limited, register now.