All In Control

Clare Controls Straddles Custom and DIY Markets; Offers Dealers New Revenue Streams

Consumer purchasing portal, HEOS integration, expansion of builder program on Clare’s CEDIA 2016 to-do list.

Lisa Montgomery · August 22, 2016

iRoom Takes Next Steps in Docking, Charging and Smart Control

New iPad tabletop docking and control solution with antitheft protection and new partnership with Origin Acoustics for U.S. and Mexico, effective September 1.

Advertorial · August 22, 2016

9 Most Spectacular High-Tech Homes of the Year

Winners of the Home of the Year Awards represent the ingenuity of integrators to solve clients’ high-tech hopes, in spectacular and sophisticated fashion.

Lisa Montgomery · August 22, 2016

CEDIA Q&A: Colorbeam Brings Tunable LED Architectural Lighting to CEDIA 2016

Exhibiting for the first time at CEDIA 2016, Colorbeam North America offers a unique LED lighting control solution made by integrators for integrators.

CE Pro Editors · August 22, 2016

Overcoming MDU Restrictions to Turn Modest Condo Into Luxury High-Tech Home

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Before & After. Ordinary condo turns to twice-the-size luxury vacation home, made possible by distributed A/V, Savant whole-house control and teamwork by the integration firm, builder and interior designer.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

1800s Barn Provides High-Tech, Energy Efficient Escape

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Unique Space. From Savant control to LED lighting, every piece of technology in this renovated barn was chosen for its low energy consumption. The goal was to use technology … to get away from it.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

Unruly Hillside Turns Backyard Amphitheater with 220-Inch Disappearing Screen

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Outdoor Space. Impressive combination of Niles Audio speakers, Elan g! app control, Optoma projection and a Vutec motorized projection screen set the stage of big-time backyard entertainment.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

Family-Friendly Media Room Protects High-Tech Gear by Hiding It Out of Sight

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Multipurpose Room. This room design protects Epson, Screen Innovations, Paradigm and Savant gear from rough-housing kids while transforming the room from a casual entertainment area to a high-caliber home theater.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

Mine Shaft Themed Home Theater Pays Homage to Homeowner’s Industrial Roots

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Home Theater ($25,000 – $75,000). Rustic home theater blends 4K projection, Savant control and Paradigm speakers to become a coal miner’s dream space.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016

100-Year-Old Mansion Squeezes Home Theater into Dusty Third Floor Storage Space

Home of the Year Gold Winner for Home Theater ($75,000 – $150,000). As the last phase of an extensive renovation, a high-end home theater lands on a third-floor office space.

Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016