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Krohns Debuts Motorized Shades for Angled Windows

Krohns Coverings launches bottom-up, full-retraction motorized shade solution for angled and arched windows using constant force spring tension.

Jason Knott · May 22, 2017

Lutron Extends Lighting Control to Google Home via Google Assistant

Lighting controls provider Lutron rolls out Google Assistant voice control integration for its Caseta Wireless lighting control systems; HomeWorks QS and RadioRA 2 support coming in June.

Arlen Schweiger · April 18, 2017

CEDIA 2017: Early Look at New Security and Home Automation Players

New home automation controllers, motorized shades, security systems coming to CEDIA 2017, the tradeshow for the smart-home pros.

Julie Jacobson · April 14, 2017

Control4’s Smart Home on Wheels Comes to Boston Design Center

Control4 brings its fully automated ‘Smart Design, Smart Living’ Airstream to Boston’s Seaport district, with voice control from Amazon Echo as well as lighting, audio, video, HVAC and security smart-home control.

Robert Archer · April 10, 2017

Somfy Facilitates Efficient Home Energy Management in Today’s Evolving Electronics Landscape

As consumer awareness of the smart home category grows, Somfy is enabling electronics professionals to integrate shading into today’s control and automation systems.

Advertorial · April 05, 2017

Kasita Packs Big Home-Automation Punch in Itty Bitty Tiny House at SXSW

Kasita combines the tiny house and smart home with RTI control, Lutron lighting, Sonos, Origin Acoustics, DoorBird, Amazon Dot and more at SXSW.

Chelsea Cafiero · March 17, 2017

UPDATE: JCPenney Plays Gender Card, Launches Home Automation Biz and Pro Installation

Capitalizing on its large female customer base, JCPenney is the latest big-box brand to get into home automation with new “Home Services,” featuring Samsung SmartThings and and other smart-home systems. [UPDATE: JCP is not installing the smart-home equipment, just the other five Home Services categories.]

Julie Jacobson · March 16, 2017

Lutron Honors Six Showrooms for Best Lighting Displays

Lutron’s 5-Star Awards recognize showrooms for their display of lighting solutions.

CE Pro Editors · February 21, 2017

Look Inside Part DIY, Part HelloTech Media Room Project

Avid DIY-er enlists ‘Do It For Me’ website HelloTech.com to help renovate her 1930s media room with Sonos, Amazon Echo, Lutron and Samsung SmartThings.

Lisa Montgomery · February 15, 2017

Savant CEO Bob Madonna Sets the Record Straight

Savant CEO Bob Madonna says company is refocused purely on professional integration channel, addresses lingering rumors in the market, and lays out a product roadmap including a new touchpanel, thermostat, switcher and voice control.

Jason Knott · February 13, 2017