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Savant Experience Center showroom virtual demo

Savant Booking Virtual Experience Center Showroom Demo Tours

To aid integrators with smart home sales, education and demonstration, Savant now offers virtual tours of its New York City facility and breadth of technologies.

Arlen Schweiger · October 29, 2020

Samsung SmartThings to Drive ‘Hey Mercedes’ Smart Home Functionality

Custom integrators might need to partner with automakers such as Mercedes-Benz to gain access to vehicles to test smart-home connectivity.

Jason Knott · October 28, 2020

Crestron 70 Series

Crestron 70 Series Interfaces Offer Stylish Control Options

Crestron’s new 70 Series of touch panels are available in 7- and 10-inch tabletop versions, and 5-, 7- and 10-inch wall-mount models.

Robert Archer · October 27, 2020

SnapAV Debuts Slew of New Products, Programs

At its Snap Pro Live virtual event, the company unveils Episode subwoofers and amps, and Control4 touchscreens, video doorbell, and software.

Jason Knott · October 14, 2020

7 Mistakes to Avoid in User Interface Design

New book outlines the art of designing the perfect user interface, including size, shape, ‘padding,’ spacing, shadows and more for pushbutton icons.

Jason Knott · October 12, 2020

Hands-On: Crestron Home is The Future of Smart Homes

Crestron’s Home system is maturing rapidly through the vast resources of its R&D team.

Robert Archer · September 28, 2020

Ring Always Home Cam Amazon drone

Ring Announces Indoor Drone, Car Security Products

At Amazon event, Ring introduced the Always Home Cam drone for flying indoor footage, plus new car alarm and camera; latest Echo devices shown as well.

Arlen Schweiger · September 24, 2020

CEDIA Expo Design-Friendly top 10 Integrators

Integrators Highlight Top 10 Design-Friendly Tech Solutions

In their CEDIA Expo Virtual Design + Connection presentation, integrators Jamie Briesemeister and Ed Gilmore cite hidden AV, window treatments, lighting effects and much more.

Arlen Schweiger · September 17, 2020

Brilliant Smart Home CEDIA Expo Virtual Tech Bites winner

Brilliant Smart Home System Earns Tech Bites Honors

CEDIA Expo Virtual’s Tech Bites winner Brilliant tops entries by Access Networks, Audinate, AudioControl, Dish, HDBaseT, Olibra and Savant.

Arlen Schweiger · September 17, 2020

CEDIA Expo Virtual Preview: Bridgetek to Showcase PanL System, Host Two Webinars

Both residential and commercial integrators should stop by the BridgeTek booth this year, as the company plans to educate visitors about its PanL system of automation products.

Andrew Nichols · September 14, 2020