All In Control

Honeywell’s Engineering Prowess on Display at ISC West

Honeywell showcases its new Lyric smart home control line, along with the DIY RSI Dragonfly intrusion system. Meanwhile, a slew of commercial fire, communications and video products were also shown.

Jason Knott · April 08, 2016

4 Interesting Little Home Automation Products & Industrial Designs at ISC West 2016

Super-thin Z-Wave strip from Sensative, clever front-door camera solution from Toucan, Nortek’s cheap way to make dumb smoke detectors smart … and other little security and smart-home novelties from ISC 2016.

Julie Jacobson · April 07, 2016

Sapphire Marketing Stops in Boston; Prima Cinema Prepares to Launch 4K Solution

Manufacturer representative company Sapphire Marketing made its annual pilgrimage to Boston to present the newest products from brands like Crestron, Digital Projection, Middle Atlantic and Stewart Filmscreen.

Robert Archer · April 07, 2016

Lutron Caséta Wireless Integrates with Amazon Echo

Lutron creates a $99 Caséta Wireless kit that enables voice control of lights (not shades) using Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, or Amazon Fire TV.

Jason Knott · April 07, 2016

Finding Scalable Control Solutions for Residential and Commercial Applications

Ianniciello Electric, Audio & Video in Woburn, Mass., is able to use the scalable ELK Products M1 Security and Automation platform with two-way communication from ELK Products for residential and commercial projects.

Jason Knott · April 07, 2016

URC Details New $600 HomeSet with Cloud-Based Home Automation Architecture at ISC 2016

New HomeSet home automation system from URC features IP hub with IR outputs, along with new cloud-based architecture for integrating with Nest, Sonos and other smart devices.

Julie Jacobson · April 06, 2016

Designing a DJ’s Dream Theater with Commercial Venue Grade Lighting and Sound

California integrator Movietime outfits this former DJ’s home with commercial grade lighting, sound and automation as well as a luxury home theater and outdoor space.

Alice Gustafson · April 06, 2016

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