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Apple Announces Dedicated Home App for iOS 10

With Apple’s new Home app for iOS 10, all smart home devices supporting HomeKit will be one swipe away. The app also includes new categories of gadgets such as surveillance cameras.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 14, 2016

CE Pro Top 100 Control & Automation Brands: Lighting, Shading, Remote Controls, HVAC and More

Survey of CE Pro 100 top home technology integrators reveals the most-specified brands in these home control and automation categories as part of our annual Brand Analysis.

Robert Archer · June 09, 2016

Rescue Mission Leverages the Simplicity of Lutron RadioRA 2

EVS updates a one-year-old RadioRA 2 system to deliver homeowners a simpler, smarter way to operate hundreds of lights.

Lisa Montgomery · June 02, 2016

Electronic Privacy Glass Finding a Niche

Electronic switchable electronic glass that changes from clear to frosted with the touch of a button is finding a broader niche in luxury environments. For integrators, bathrooms and wet environments are the most common applications.

Jason Knott · May 09, 2016

Latest QMotion Shades Feature ZigBee Connectivity

QMotion’s new Qadvanced Motorized Roller Shades with ZigBee Home Automation 1.2 meet all the ZigBee specifications.

Robert Archer · April 27, 2016

Lessons from Roomie Remote: Moving from DIY Home Automation App to Big-League IoT

What Roomie Remote needed to take a brilliant home automation app to a larger IoT market: hardware, radios, higher prices, grown-up branding and more. Plus: further recommendations for Simple Control. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2016

Legrand Companies QMotion, Vantage Unveil First Collaborative Program

Vantage and QMotion debut the ‘Better Together’ program to help Azione Unlimited integrators maximize their buying power between the two Legrand brands.

Jason Knott · April 18, 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

ISE 2016: QMotion Adds FM Communications to Motorized Window Treatments

At ISE 2016, QMotion updated its line of motorized window coverings adding frequency modulation to improve battery life and increase remote control range.

Jordan O'Brien · February 10, 2016

Inside Minecraft Creator’s $2.6M High-Tech Luxury Penthouse Apartment

Integration Design outfits Minecraft founder Markus ‘Notch’ Persson’s new luxury penthouse apartment with Lutron lighting control, distributed audio and a Control4 control and automation system.

Alice Gustafson · February 08, 2016