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Chelsea Cafiero

Chelsea Cafiero is Senior Web Editor of CE Pro. She also manages the corresponding websites of sister publications Commercial Integrator, Security Sales & Integration, Campus Safety and Electronic House. Chelsea has previously covered politics, local news and consumer electronics. She joined the CE Pro family in 2012.

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Chelsea's Latest Posts

D-Tools SI 2017 Now Includes Customer Portal Where Clients Can Review, Approve Items

D-Tools updates System Integrator 2017 (SI 2017) software to include a Customer Portal where integrators can share client-facing project documents for review, approval and signature online.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 13, 2017

New Wi-Fi Framework Called Blackfire RED Already Licensed by Harman, Onkyo, Pioneer

Blackfire Research Corp’s new Blackfire RED is a Wi-Fi framework built to withstand high-bandwidth entertainment consumption in the smart home.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 12, 2017

Best Buy Stock Dips as Amazon Officially Launches Smart Home Services

Amazon Smart Home Services has launched in-home consultations — yes, the same thing CE Pro editor Julie Jacobson checked out earlier this year. But does it take direct aim at Best Buy’s Geek Squad?

Chelsea Cafiero · July 10, 2017

Elan Opens Chicago Showroom, Begins National Tour

Elan partners with Chicago dealer Artisan Electronics Group to open its first custom installation showroom. The vendor’s national roadshow tour is also underway.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 05, 2017

August Home Adds New Features to Smart Lock, Smart Keypad, Doorbell Cam

Updates to August Home’s smart lock, smart keypad and doorbell cam deliver customers more control over their front door.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 03, 2017

8 Patriotic Home Theater Demo Movies for 4th of July

This 4th of July, pick an especially patriotic movie for your home theater demo like Patriot’s Day, Independence Day or American Sniper.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 02, 2017

Designing World Champion Golfer Lee Westwood’s Smart Home

Indigo Distribution and Hidden Home Cinema team up to design a whole-home control and entertainment system, anchored by Elan, for well-known golfer Lee Westwood.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 22, 2017

Vivint Launches Smart Home Platform for Rental Properties

Through Vivint Smart Properties, rental property developers and managers can take advantage of Vivint’s professionally-installed smart home products like smart locks, lights, doorbell cameras, indoor cameras and thermostats.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 20, 2017

Azione Unlimited Launches Virtual Reality Showroom

The showroom software, developed by BDX, allows users to experience how technology will look and function in a home while moving virtually through each room.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 16, 2017

Observables Launches IOBOT Configurable Router with RMR Potential for Dealers

With Observables’ patent-pending IOBOT software as a service (SaaS) and AlwaysON platform, dealers have a cross-market offering that brings in subscription-based recurring revenue.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 15, 2017