All In Control
Affordable, software-based, cloud-enabled iRule beats out better-known home automation brands to run the demos in some 470 Magnolia stores.
Julie Jacobson · May 27, 2014
Prodea, founded by the Ansari family of Ansari X Prize fame, says its ROS home automation system “has little to no direct competition.”
CE Pro Editors · April 17, 2014
UTC’s Interlogix already offers Alarm.com and its own AdvisorSync for cloud-based security and home automation, so why did they acquire UHS from Australia-based Hills?
Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2014
Some experts say Wi-Fi and/or Bluetooth, including lower-power variants, could upstage today’s dedicated home-automation protocols such as ZigBee and Z-Wave.
Julie Jacobson · January 16, 2014
Google’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest Labs likely to have greater impact on home automation than Lowe’s Iris, Comcast/Xfinity, ADT Pulse, ZigBee, Z-Wave, other smart-home initiatives, says CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson.
Julie Jacobson · January 14, 2014
How will these soaring categories affect your business in 2014? We take a closer look at high-resolution audio, mass-market home automation, Cloud video surveillance, more sensor opportunities, and automated door locks.
Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2014
We offer six tips for creating innovative lighting solutions that highlight architecture, show off system components and enhance overall aesthetics.
Julie Jacobson · September 29, 2013
After acquisition of Smartrove, Vivint is offering 50 Mbps upstream/downstream wireless broadband for $55/month in addition to security, home automation, solar power – all sold door-to-door; Utah zero-energy home showcases the goods.
August 16, 2013
CE Pro Editors · July 31, 2013
Logitech expands Harmony line with the Ultimate Hub, which puts home theater controls into an iPod/iPad/Android app and includes IR, Bluetooth and RF.
Grant Clauser · June 19, 2013