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25 Design Oriented Products That Offer Performance and Style

Smart products from companies as diverse as Lutron, JBL, Kwikset and Sony offer homeowners the opportunity to integrate stylish Tech into their homes.

Robert Archer · February 19, 2021

URC Partners with Window Cover Company Rollease Acmeda

URC, a global manufacturer of smart home automation and control for residential and commercial applications, and Rollease Acmeda, a global manufacturer of window coverings, have announced a new phase of collaboration in smart home technology. Starting immediately, URC and Automate, a division of Rollease Acmeda, have created the first integration between Total Control, URC’s residential […]

Robert Archer · February 19, 2021

Draper Motorized FlexShade is UL Listed

When specifying or installing window shades, two important factors to always keep in mind are safety and quality. However, proving that a product is safe can be difficult when the electrical inspector arrives. Providing integrators with a choice of tested shade solutions Draper sought and achieved UL Listing for several models of Motorized FlexShade. Draper […]

Robert Archer · February 11, 2021

Somfy Integrates Window Coverings into Sinclair Hotel

Somfy, a manufacturer of tubular motors for smart window coverings and exterior solar protections, has worked with the Sinclair Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas to create the first truly connected building in North America. This hotel of the future contains Somfy’s products, including 500 Power over Ethernet (PoE) gateways and close to 650 motors for […]

Robert Archer · February 08, 2021

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18 Home Theater Accessories that Enhance Performance

Looking beyond the choice of amplifiers, speakers, AV receivers, TVs and projectors, here are 18 products to augment any home AV or home theater system.

Robert Archer · January 29, 2021

Leviton Launches 2nd-Generation B2B Portal

Leviton has announced the availability of its second generation eBusiness platform: the Leviton B2B portal. The new online ordering system is designed with several enhanced features to simplify the critical needs of distributor procurement and sales professionals around the world.  “We are proud to introduce the next-generation eBusiness platform that further enables the productivity of Leviton […]

Robert Archer · January 13, 2021

6 Inspiring Residential AV Projects From 2020 Worth Revisiting

Looking for inspiration for a tricky installation? Check out what these savvy CE pros have come up with throughout 2020!

Andrew Nichols · January 01, 2021

Creating Unique and Comprehensive Outdoor Living Solutions for Your Clients

Hear from a top integrator about how to expand your project scope with technology packages that improve well-being by enhancing outdoor living.

Leo Baryudin · December 23, 2020

Austin Proper Hunter Douglas

98-Unit Austin High-Rise Uses Hunter Douglas Shades for Privacy, Light Control

Motorized shading solutions are becoming a staple for offering privacy for residents in high-rises. Units typically have vast exposures of glass to allow natural light in, which also diminishes privacy for the occupants. That was exactly the case for homeowners and guests in the Austin Proper Hotel and Residences in Austin, Texas, where units starting […]

Robert Archer · December 22, 2020

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Canadian Dealer Uses SI Zen Shades to Create All-Season Space

Installed by Unlimited Home Theatre, motorized outdoor Screen Innovations Zen shading system transforms 1,400-square-foot deck with easy operation by Google voice control.

CE Pro Editors · November 13, 2020