All In Control

Hands On: Savant Pro Remote as Universal Remote and Home Automation Controller

Jason Griffing, host of HomeTech.fm, offers first impressions of Savant Pro Remote: Nice form factor, simple configuration, iffy voice control and caveats on home automation.

Jason Griffing · May 17, 2016

Domotz Acquires Fing, Has Big Plans for IP Device Discovery and Small Data

In acquiring Fing, Domotz plans to create the most useful IP device-discovery database ever, with implications for home automation, remote network monitoring, IoT troubleshooting, insurance and more.

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2016

Q&A: Torus Power Takes First Steps as an Independent Company

President and CEO of Torus Power, Kevin Main, speaks with CE Pro about the company’s decision to spin off from Piltron, new products on the horizon and what it takes to find success as a closely focused power conditioning manufacturer.

CE Pro Editors · May 17, 2016

D&H Sees 121% Growth in Connected Home Market in 2016

Connected home topped the list of categories in which D&H Distributed saw significant growth in fiscal year 2016.

Chelsea Cafiero · May 16, 2016

Control4 Launches 42-City Worldwide Dealer Training Tour

Dubbed the Smart Essentials tour, Control4 will visits 42 cities around the world with training courses for dealers on lighting and control.

CE Pro Editors · May 12, 2016

Doorbell Camera Maker DoorBird Makes Secure Parcel Box with Remote Access

New category in the making? DoorBird, a maker of integration-friendly doorbell cameras, announces a the ‘Video Parcel Box’ that enables access from delivery services such as UPS, FedEx and Amazon Prime.

Julie Jacobson · May 10, 2016

CasaTunes Boasts ‘Best Solution for Whole Home Music Control by RTI’

CasaTunes, maker of multiroom audio systems for the home-technology channel, adds new features for controlling through music through RTI home automation systems.

CE Pro Editors · May 09, 2016

Comcast Loves Integrators: Atmos, IP Control, High-Level Support, Remote Access

The brand that integrators love to hate — Xfinity by Comcast — is coming around with a strong commitment to the home-tech installation channel on both the product and service fronts.

Julie Jacobson · May 09, 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

Central Vac Presents Competitive Advantage to Winning Builder Business

Beam’s Harry Kandilas says central vacuum systems offer homeowners a healthier home with better resale values.

CE Pro Editors · May 09, 2016