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Boatload of Home Automation in Three-Acre Oceanfront Property

With a 22,000 square-foot main house, two guest houses and a 10-car garage, Creative Media Designs was tasked with automating this Florida property. The company selected several Crestron solutions to get the job done.

Arlen Schweiger · June 11, 2015

What’s That Smell? Retrofit Home Features Automated Scent Machines

VIA Scottsdale completed a retrofit project which includes solutions from Savant, Lutron, IC Realtime, Samsung, Marantz, Sharp, Sonance and Leon Speakers. Its automated features even include scent machines.

Arlen Schweiger · June 02, 2015

CE Pro 100 Top 5 Home Automation Brands: Control4 is #1 For First Time

Evaluating the CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis for home automation: For the first time ever, Control4 barely beats Crestron; Nortek’s Elan makes comeback; Savant dips.

Julie Jacobson · June 01, 2015

Retrofit Project is Vintage Music to L.A. Condo Owner’s Ears

VIA Los Angeles completed a retrofit project on a 1,500-square-foot condo with a 84-inch 4K TV, Crestron keypads, Lutron shading, and more.

Arlen Schweiger · May 18, 2015

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CE Pro Editors · May 13, 2015

#TBT: Inside BB King’s High-Tech Tour Bus

Legendary guitarist doesn’t get the blues inside his tour bus, which is complete with audio/video servers, touchpanels, security, lighting and shade control, surround sound, distributed A/V, iPod docks and more.

Jason Knott · April 15, 2015

4K Highlights Natural and Technological Beauty of Colorado Home

Located on a protected nature preserve in Colorado, this 11,000-square-foot-home features Sony 4K projector, Crestron DM processor, 22 audio zones and more.

Arlen Schweiger · February 01, 2015

Lutron Partners with IFTTT, Nest, Logitech, AT&T Digital Life, Apple

New partners extend Lutron’s reach for its low-cost, cloud-enabled Caseta lighting controls and Serena motorized shading.

Julie Jacobson · January 13, 2015

Penthouse Has Miami “Heat” with 75-Inch Flatscreen TV

Hollywood, Fla.-based Geeks of Technology outfitted this four-story penthouse with traditional and RGB LED lighting controls, and a 16×16 DigitalMedia switcher that sends myriad A/V sources to 12 displays and a host of in-ceiling speakers.

Arlen Schweiger · August 24, 2014

6 Lighting Ideas for Home Theaters

We offer six tips for creating innovative lighting solutions that highlight architecture, show off system components and enhance overall aesthetics.

Julie Jacobson · September 29, 2013