Lennar

Lennar’s New Home-Automation Paradigm: Embracing Amazon Smart Home Services

By Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2017 • Lennar reportedly is shedding traditional IoT products and ‘CEDIA’ installers in favor of wireless DIY home automation systems installed by Amazon Smart Home Services. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

In Defense of Lennar’s Wi-Fi Smart Home Strategy: ‘Wireless is the Future’

By Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2017 • Most home-tech experts applaud Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ program, but not the builder’s mostly-wireless approach to the smart home. Still, some pros defend the homebuilder for being ‘progressive thinkers.’ (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ Homes: Going All-Wireless is ‘Big Disservice’

By Julie Jacobson · July 7, 2017 • Lennar's commitment to 'Wi-Fi Certified' homes is a 'great start', but tech industry criticizes #2 builder for nixing future-ready wiring in 25,000+ new homes per year. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Lennar Embraces Best Buy, Exceptional Innovation, ConnectedLife.Home

By Julie Jacobson · December 25, 2006 • Best Buy is going to sell a packaged solution of Media Center plus home automation by Lifeware. Literally, it's a package -- a box that is shipped to the customer and later installed by Best Buy. We have all the details and plenty of opinions on the matter.