All In Control

Reducing Customer Attrition: Does Modular Home-Technology Hardware Make Better Business Sense?

What if you could add a Z-Wave module to Amazon Echo? Or a night light to Sonos? Or a voice-control pod to TiVo? Would customers stay longer?

Julie Jacobson · April 05, 2016

On Controls Gives Dealers ‘Quick Start’ by Pre-Programming Home Automation Systems

Home automation provider On Controls creates templates based on project specs, and then uploads them for dealers to personalize for clients.

Jason Knott · April 01, 2016

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

Control4 Head-to-Head: How the Right One-Room System Can Transform Your Smart-Home Business

Download this FREE Webcast from April 26 which focuses on Control4’s new EA-1 controller and handheld remote, how it stacks up with similar solutions, and why a good one-room solution can make the difference between a customer for life and a missed opportunity.

CE Pro Editors · March 30, 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

ISC West 2016: The Latest in Smart Doorbell Cameras and How they Integrate with Home Automation

Vivint sets records for video doorbell, Nortek unveils first doorbell cam, August and Ring work with ADT Canopy, Honeywell teams with Skybell, DoorBird integrates with Control4 home automation … and more smart-doorbell news for ISC West 2016.

Julie Jacobson · March 30, 2016

Blossom IoT Water Controller Manages Lawncare Water Usage

Internet of Things solution provides wireless connectivity and a low-profile design to integrate into a variety of residential environments.

Robert Archer · March 28, 2016

CE Pro Video Weekly News: Home Automation Comes to ISC West 2016

Get a preview of what you’ll see at ISC West 2016 in a couple weeks, as well as what URC, Savant and Home Automation University have planned for the show.

CE Pro Editors · March 25, 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

URC Releases Elegant In-Wall Touchscreen for Total Home Control

The new TKP-5500 in-wall touchpanel from URC installs in either a landscape or portrait mode to complement a home’s interior design.

Robert Archer · March 24, 2016