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Something Special About Domotron Home Automation, Launching on Indiegogo

Like all failed home-automation hubs before it, Domotron boasts AI, ZigBee, interoperability, multiple sensors, geofencing, zero programming and more. But the really big deal is Qi.

Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2019

ABB Repositions as ‘Mid-Level’ Home Automation for CEDIA Channel

ABB has pivoted from a high-end home-automation play to a more mainstream position in the U.S. with Free@Home security, access control and smart-home system.

CE Pro Editors · November 19, 2019

CE Pro Names Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2020

Biophilia, landscape lighting, 8K video, 5G/other cellular, and water-related systems to be featured as CE Pro Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2020.

Julie Jacobson · November 13, 2019

Plumbing Could be the Next Big Thing for Smart-Home Pros

Leak detection, water purification, water management, living walls, smart kitchens and bathrooms, other water-related trends could drive smart-home pros into the plumbing business.

Julie Jacobson · November 07, 2019

HTSA fall conference wellness

HTSA Fall Conference Highlights Healthy Traction in Wellness

Panel at the Dallas gathering details how HTSA, Delos are pushing wellness opportunities and education; plus, is senior care tech the next big initiative?

Arlen Schweiger · October 30, 2019

Bursting with Biophilia: CE Pro Names 6 ‘WellScapes Masters’ at CEDIA 2019

CEDIA Expo 2019 is the one where biophilia burst into the smart-home channel – not just circadian lighting and indoor air quality, but layers of stimuli that mimic patterns of nature. Meet our first 6 ‘WellScapes Masters.’

Julie Jacobson · September 11, 2019

Escape CEDIA Expo! First-Ever Delos Wellness Pavilion Offers Biophilic Refuge

You’ve read about biophilia and embraced the wellness movement, now experience it for yourself in the first ever Delos Wellness Pavilion at CEDIA Expo 2019, featuring fresh air, pure water, circadian lighting, and soothing meditations guided by Deepak Chopra.

Julie Jacobson · August 16, 2019

Biophilia: Smart-Home Pro Does it Backwards, Starts with IAQ, Adds IoT

CE Pro 100 integrator Refresh Smart Home launched into home automation after specializing in indoor air quality; now embraces biophilia for health and wellness in built environments.

Julie Jacobson · July 23, 2019

CEDIA Expo 2019: 5 Wellness Companies You Never Heard of

New wellness-related categories are entering the smart-home channel via CEDIA Expo, showcasing IAQ, water purification, hydrotherapy, HVAC zoning and more.

Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2019

Biophilia and the Reason Smart-Home Pros Can Own the Wellness Category

Humans are hardwired to relish nature and thrive in a 24-hour circadian cycle. Smart-home pros can fake-believe nature through smart lighting, indoor air quality, beneficial sounds, visuals and other wellness-related stimuli.

Julie Jacobson · March 15, 2019