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If WyreStorm Enado Control System…Then Happy Customer

WyreStorm Enado Version 4 Integrates with Amazon Echo IFTTT.

Advertorial · May 26, 2016

DSC Launches Reduced Pricing Program for Smart Home Builders, Developers & Installers

New program offers reduced pricing, by as much as 50%, on DSC/Tyco products to homebuilders and developers looking to demo home security and automation systems to clients.

Chelsea Cafiero · May 25, 2016

Nortek Acquires Next-Gen Voice Recognition Platform Nuiku

Nuiku is a data driven platform and cloud-based application program interface that enables natural language processing across applications and devices.

CE Pro Editors · May 24, 2016

San Francisco Hyatt Regency: How not to do ‘Energy Management’

Lights turn off when you’re in the shower … and other “energy-efficiency” fails at the San Francisco (SFO) Hyatt Regency.

Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2016

Consumer Asks: Which Home Automation System is Better? Crestron or Savant?

CE Pro founding editor Julie Jacobson answers reader question about high-end smart-home systems.

Julie Jacobson · May 21, 2016 Yeti, Quark Founders Launch $14,000 Voice-Controlled NLP Home Automation System

Yeti founder Alex Capecelatro reveals first product coming from JStar’s, a speech-recognition (natural language processing) startup he founded with Quark founder Tim Gill.

Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2016

ARM Acquires Apical – a Global Leader in Imaging and Embedded Computer Vision

Apical is a leader in imaging and embedded computer vision intellectual property (IP) products

CE Pro Editors · May 18, 2016

Complain To a Neighbor, Get a Custom Built Dolby Atmos Home Theater

A Denver homeowner received an outrageous quote for a home theater and mentioned it to his neighbor, who happened to be a professional integrator. The resulting installation is a custom built, Core Brands equipped Dolby Atmos home theater in a 15,000-square-foot home.

Alice Gustafson · May 18, 2016

Amazon Echo Controls Home Sprinkler Systems Via GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub

Alexa listens for commands to turn on and off the lawn irrigation system through GreenIQ’s smart irrigation controller.

Lisa Montgomery · May 18, 2016

Marguerita Kiser, Long-time Xantech and URC Veteran, Passes Away

The custom electronics industry lost a good friend, Margarita Kiser, who passed away after a brief illness. She was a 25-year-veteran in the channel working for Xantech and most recently URC.

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2016