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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

California Integrator Adds Easy Revenue Hiding a TV with VisionArt Custom Framing

Some products take months to install, others go up in a matter of hours with a simple cut sheet taped to a wall. For integrator Sound Design Audio Video, custom artwork from VisionArt is the easiest part of an installation.

Chelsea Cafiero · May 04, 2017

How These Two Guys Got the ‘Home Theater’ Gig for Trump’s Private Plane

Working on Donald Trump’s private plane was a ‘point of excellence’ for SkyTheater, a company that combines aircraft expertise with an entertainment industry background to create luxury in-flight entertainment for personal jets.

Chelsea Cafiero · April 26, 2017

7 Outdoor Speakers for Your Next Backyard Project

Need some ideas for outdoor loudspeakers for a yard, patio or pool deck? Start here.

Chelsea Cafiero · April 13, 2017

Ikea Takes on Philips Hue with Smart-Home Lighting Collection

Ikea’s smart lighting range includes LED bulbs, a gateway kit with app-based control that connects to the Internet, dimming lights, and a unique remote control.

Chelsea Cafiero · April 11, 2017

pHin Monitors pH, Chlorine, Alkalinity of Pools and Hot Tubs

New from ConnectedYard, the pHin Smart Monitor sends data on the chemical makeup of swimming pools and hot tubs to a mobile app.

Chelsea Cafiero · April 11, 2017

Z-Wave Smart-Home Devices Just Got a Security Mandate

The Z-Wave Alliance will now require mandatory implementation of the new Security 2 (S2) framework.

Chelsea Cafiero · April 06, 2017

April Fools Fell for Hub, a Fake Startup Whose Smart-Home Device Doesn’t Do Anything

Gotcha! A former Microsoft intern got his Yale classmates to apply for jobs at Hub, a fake startup with well-produced marketing video for a smart-home device.

Chelsea Cafiero · April 05, 2017

Observables Breaks Out at ISC West with Connected Security Service Platform

New security company Observables was founded by Ron Gans and Abe Schryer, a 30-year industry veteran. Avi Rosenthal, former VP of Nortek Security & Control, is consulting.

Chelsea Cafiero · April 04, 2017

New Dealers Join HTSA at Spring Conference in San Diego

Don’t miss the HTSA Spring Conference keynote speaker, Mike Paton, and other presentations on network security, project management, outdoor AV, project management software and more.

Chelsea Cafiero · March 28, 2017

NASCAR’s Mark Martin Shifts Into Home Automation Overdrive

Mark Martin Powersports store becomes the seventh Martin-owned site in four years to be controlled and automated by an Elan control system.

Chelsea Cafiero · March 28, 2017