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Somfy Launches Tablet Version of myLink App for Smart Home Control

The Somfy myLink for iOS and Android devices allows you to control Somfy home motorization from your smartphone or tablet.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2016

Sarasota Home Opens Smart Motorized Shades to Magnificent View

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Smart Home under $150,000. Lutron lighting control and a super-smart shading system help this Intracoastal home keep its cool at all times.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

Cozy Smart Home Features Snow Melting System and Automated Fireplace

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Smart Home over $150,000. Multiscreen sports viewing, snow melting system and 96 window shades prep 8,000-square-foot mountain home for family retreats with a touch of a button.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

Hiding the Ugly Hardware of Beautiful Automated Shades

This unique solution to hiding the hardware of motorized, automated window shades makes this smart home worthy of Lutron’s Excellence Award for Best Shading Installation.

Lisa Montgomery · August 20, 2016

CEDIA Q&A: Somfy Synergy API for Integrators Works with Control4, Crestron, Savant

Stop by Somfy Systems’ booth #3414 to discover its new integration offer, the Somfy Synergy API, creating a simpler way to speak to Somfy motorized products for a wide variety of projects.

CE Pro Editors · August 18, 2016

QMotion ZigBee HA1.2 Roller Shades Integrate with Home Automation Systems via Qube

The new Qadvanced with ZigBee HA 1.2 battery-operated shades from QMotion can be used in new construction and in retrofit home installations.

Robert Archer · August 03, 2016

Selling, Installing and Specifying Motorized Window Treatments

Motorized window treatments have a lot going for them right now. The energy-saving aspects of the products are probably only matched by the aesthetic “cool factor” associated with this hip category. For dealers, these positive trends are bolstered by the profit potential and the ability of the products to foster stronger relationships with interior designers, […]

July 19, 2016

Lutron Opens Entries for Excellence Awards

Lutron Electronics is calling for entries for its 14th annual Excellence Awards recognizing the best use of lighting, shade and temperature controls. Deadline for entries is August 12. Winners named at CEDIA 2016.

CE Pro Editors · July 13, 2016

Crestron Opens New Design Showroom in South Florida

Located in the Design Center of the Americas, latest Crestron Design Showroom provides real-life environment in which visitors can interact with home automation technology.

Jason Knott · July 01, 2016

Contemporary Santa Barbara Home Brings Indoor & Outdoor Automation Together

In order to bring two home automation zones together without compromising space, integration firm Mission Audio Video worked closely with the home’s interior designer to selectively hide the technology at play.

CE Pro Editors · June 30, 2016