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9 Interesting Home Automation Things You Might Have Missed at CEDIA

9 Interesting Home Automation Things You Might Have Missed at CEDIA

CE Pro's Julie Jacobson discovers little home automation products and features that were easy to miss at CEDIA 2017, including Global Cache's potential as smart-home hub, and good news on Nest API.



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Nest’s New Security and Home Automation System: Implications for Thread, Weave, Insurtech
Nest Secure, a new UL-listed DIY security and home automation system with professional monitoring by MONI, seems humdrum until you consider implications for IoT protocols Thread and Weave, as well as smart-home installers and the insurance industry…
Savant Now Offers a Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Enabled Touchscreen Thermostat

Savant Now Offers a Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Enabled Touchscreen Thermostat

Smart-home features of Savant's Multi-STAT thermostat include integration with Savant Scenes, connectivity to indoor and outdoor temperature sensors and premium glass touchscreen.
Control4, Pakedge Launch Most Ambitious Network-Certification Program Yet

Control4, Pakedge Launch Most Ambitious Network-Certification Program Yet

Introduced at CEDIA 2017, New Pakedge Certified Network Administrator (PCNA) training program forces technicians to program and live with their own networking gear – nice for…

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Booked Up & Busy: 5 Steps to Maximize Your Techs’ Time

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Meridian Video Q&A: Diverse 200 Series Hits Affordable Price Points

CEDIA 2017: Meridian America's Ryan Donaher explains the full range of the Meridian 200 Series components, starting as…

Inside Bose’s CEDIA 2017 Booth: Exclusive Product, ‘Works with Bose,’ Amazon Alexa

At CEDIA 2017, Bose highlights its exclusive-for-custom Lifestyle 600 series…

Logitech Video Q&A: Harmony Pro Remote Is Ideal for IoT Mid-Market

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No one yet doing tunable lighting control over Z-Wave? — Steve Hoge on Sep 21
“Logitech is supporting CE pros with a dedicated dealer portal that allows integrators to manage all their accounts.” That’s a joke, after they deleted our dealer account with 1,100 remotes and kept insisting that it never existed, despite... — Soundwaves on Sep 20
Glad we just put in a dozen of Savant old crappy over priced therms…. — mbaty on Sep 20
I read some articles on this site and I think your blog is really interesting and has great information. Thank you for your sharing. wings io — wingsio on Sep 20
The ability to just replace existing bulbs was a plus. It just seemed like a really well thought out and executed product. We’re going to get an up close look at it soon to really try it out. abcya — wingsio on Sep 20
Starting tonight! Excited that this type of Cert has hit our industry. If you signed up…. wait till you get the big white box labeled PCNA. It gets the blodd flowing as soon as it hits your door step! — jwhitaker on Sep 19
I love that design/build community will be invited to attend the CEDIA show.  A local designer we work with has attended CEDIA on her own and she always has great things to say about it. One major difference for the exhibitors will be changing the sales... — imabreeze on Sep 19

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