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Lisa Montgomery

Lisa Montgomery has been a member of the CE Pro and Electronic House editorial teams for nearly 20 years; most of that time as the Editor of Electronic House. With a knack for explaining complex high-tech topics in terms that average consumers can understand, her style of writing resonates with people who are interested in adding electronic systems to their homes, but are unsure of the steps involved and the solutions available. From basic lighting control systems to full-blown automation systems, Lisa understands the home electronics market well, and is able to point consumers in the right direction on their quest for a smarter, more convenient, efficient and enjoyable home. Over the years, she has developed close relationships with key manufacturers and seasoned custom electronics professionals, giving her a keen sense of what home technologies are hot now and what is on the horizon. She shares this wisdom regularly through feature stories, product roundups, case studies technology spotlights and comprehensive guides and books.

Have suggestions or something you want to read about? Email Lisa at lisa.montgomery@emeraldexpo.com

Lisa's Latest Posts

Central Vacuum Systems Find Happy Home in Houston Builder Market

Using a new design center for demos, integration firm DataSmart in Houston finds success by weaving Beam central vac options into builder prewire plans.

Lisa Montgomery · March 11, 2016

Surveillance Cameras Bring Outdoor Wildlife Snapshots Inside

Innerspace Electronics installed 29 IC Realtime security cameras to display outdoor wildlife images on the TVs inside this 14,000-square-foot home.

Lisa Montgomery · December 15, 2015

#TBT: Creating a Dazzling Dome Display Using 4 Projectors

In this edition of Throwback Thursday, see how with home used projectors, lights and control, DSI created a 35-foot-wide ceiling dome that displays images from abstract color patterns to clouds to blazing sunsets.

Lisa Montgomery · July 22, 2015

Inside a Majestic Tech Upgrade for Home ‘Castle’

From 2007 to 2014, Digital Home Technologies meets the needs of this 10,000-square-foot “castle” with home tech upgrades.

Lisa Montgomery · October 08, 2014

Stage Presence: Home Theater Designed for Movies and Live Performances

Uniquely designed home theater showcases the latest movies as well as live Broadway-style performances with products from Digital Projection, Apple, Middle Atlantic and more.

Lisa Montgomery · June 23, 2014

Renovated Home Theater Packs Powerful Audio Punch

Nine speakers and two subwoofers hidden behind walls between the studs help create powerful 9.2-channel surround-sound system inside home theater.

Lisa Montgomery · October 30, 2012