By Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2016 • Israel-based Kramer, a giant provider of audio/video distribution systems for commercial venues, has acquired iRule, developer of popular home automation software for DIYs and pros.
By CE Pro Editors · July 7, 2015 • Why DIY home automation provider iRule launched On Controls for the professional installation channel.
By Julie Jacobson · February 12, 2015 • iRule, maker of IP-centric home automation systems, powers the new and complete K-Touch KT3 command/control/collaboration system from commercial A/V distribution leader Kramer.
By CE Pro Editors · January 6, 2015 • Home automation manufacturer iRule has closed $2.5 million in new investment earmarked for expanded sales, marketing and product development.
By Julie Jacobson · October 23, 2014 • VanKirk Electric, a national electrical contractor specializing in multi-dwelling units (MDU) uses local integrator ToGoOnline to support On Controls home automation and A/V in hundreds of luxury apartments.
By Julie Jacobson · September 16, 2014 • With super-secure networking handled in the cloud, new device simplifies remote access and control of On Controls smart-home system from iRule.
By CE Pro Editors · July 16, 2014 • Enhanced online presence and emphasis on dealer training initiatives highlight On Controls' commitment to the CEDIA channel.
By Julie Jacobson · May 28, 2014 • Affordable, software-based, cloud-enabled iRule beats out better-known home automation brands to run the demos in some 470 Magnolia stores.
By Julie Jacobson · March 17, 2014 • Home automation software company iRule wins Detroit, invited to pitch with nine other companies at Google for Entrepreneurs Demo Day in Silicon Valley
By Julie Jacobson · December 20, 2013 • iRule, a maker of home automation software that starts at $100, has acquired On Controls, an OEM partner that serves the professional installer market exclusively.
By Julie Jacobson · October 15, 2013 • Some really good home-automation products can be had for a few hundred dollars, but they still take work to deploy. How do integrators make a living in a world where products are practically free?
By Julie Jacobson · September 13, 2013 • Starting at $100 for software and $100 for hardware, iRule cloud-based home automation works great as a DIY remote control or as a professionally installed system for large commercial jobs. See it at CEDIA 2013.
By Julie Jacobson · June 17, 2013 • AMX, Control4, Crestron, Lutron and other leading home automation manufacturers enlighten integrators with obscure, fun and quirky facts about their company.
By Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2012 • Hunter Douglas subsidiary Electronic Solutions Inc. gets serious about integrating motorized shades with home automation systems.