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Powered by Alarm.com, Qolsys IQ Panel 2 Integrates Smart Home Services

Features of the IQ Panel 2 include glass break detection, Bluetooth disarm, photo sharing via smartphone and more.

CE Pro Editors · March 31, 2016

Savant Announces 8.0 Home Automation Software, Pro Remote, Improved UI, Autonomic Inside

With 8.0 release, home automation leader Savant integrates with Sonos, improves UI, builds in Autonomic streaming media software, launches Pro Remote for dealers. See them at ISC West 2016.

Julie Jacobson · March 30, 2016

Houzz Study: Automated Outdoor Lighting Is Hot for 2016

Houzz study reveals nearly two thirds of U.S. homeowners (57%) who are planning outdoor renovations in 2016 are looking to upgrade their exterior lighting. Also, 11% plan to add outdoor security features, 10% outdoor A/V, and 8% smart irrigation.

Jason Knott · March 25, 2016

Amazon Echo Adds Support for Ceiling Fans; Big Ass Fans Brings Voice Control to Haiku

Ceiling fans added to roster of products that can be controlled natively through Amazon Alexa platform. Voice control now available for lights, thermostats and smart fans, including Haiku from Big Ass Fans. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Julie Jacobson · March 23, 2016

URC to Launch HomeSet at ISC 2016, Targeting Security Dealers with Home Automation

Popular provider of custom-oriented audio, video and smart home technology, URC will launch new system at ISC West 2016 ‘specifically for the home security channel.’ Is Vera by MiOS the new partner?

Julie Jacobson · March 23, 2016

Look Inside Marine Corps Veteran’s Integrated Smart Home

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nick Kimmel gains independence back with a custom smart home built by Gary Sinise Foundation, eHome Lifestyle and Core Brands.

CE Pro Editors · March 22, 2016

CoeLux: The $40,000 Artificial Skylight Everyone Will Want

Dallas integration firm HomeTronics is first in the U.S. to install CoeLux optical panels, which simulate sun and sky for ambience, hospitality and health benefits.

Julie Jacobson · March 11, 2016

Inside IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon’s Automated Indianapolis Home

Quadruple IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon taps Triphase Technologies to install an ELAN Entertainment and Control System in his new 7,000-square foot home in Indianapolis.

CE Pro Editors · March 09, 2016

I Was Wrong About Myxyty, the Impossibly Tall Home Automation Hub

I made fun of the modular Myxyty IoT hub in a CES 2016 presentation, but the smart-home system has a clever industrial design and some interesting options like ‘olfactory ambiance.’

Julie Jacobson · March 08, 2016

The Beatles’ Famous ‘Apple Building’ Is Decked Out with ELAN Home Automation

New home automation and control highlights the modern Apple Building apartments as well as a few special commemorative details, such as the plaque celebrating John Lennon and George Harrison on the exterior of the building.

CE Pro Editors · February 25, 2016