All In Control

In-Depth: If Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Icontrol as Rumored

Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol is reportedly being sold to Comcast/Xfinity and erstwhile rival Alarm.com. What does this mean for the security and home automation market?

Julie Jacobson · June 16, 2016

Lennar Community Goes Standard with Z-Wave-based Controls

Homebuilder Lennar offers as standard amenities equipment from Schlage, Ring, UTC, Nortek and Leviton, plus solar panels in new 144-home community in Orlando.

Jason Knott · June 15, 2016

Target’s New Minn. ‘Connected Living’ Space Features Smart Devices, Not Home Automation

IP cameras, smart thermostats, IoT basketballs line shelves of Target’s Connected Living Experience in Minneapolis area, but ‘experience’ is a misnomer and home automation is mostly absent.

Julie Jacobson · June 14, 2016

Apple Announces Dedicated Home App for iOS 10

With Apple’s new Home app for iOS 10, all smart home devices supporting HomeKit will be one swipe away. The app also includes new categories of gadgets such as surveillance cameras.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 14, 2016

Elk C1M1 Dual-Path Communicator for Reliable Interactive Security, No Extra Fees

New dual-path communicator enables immediate alarm transmission (no dial capture) from Elk’s M1 security and home automation system, plus interactivity for remote monitoring and control.

Julie Jacobson · June 14, 2016

Custom is the Key to a Happy Customer

The flexibility offered by the RTI Control System enables integrators to fulfill clients’ dreams.

Advertorial · June 10, 2016

CE Pro Top 100 Control & Automation Brands: Lighting, Shading, Remote Controls, HVAC and More

Survey of CE Pro 100 top home technology integrators reveals the most-specified brands in these home control and automation categories as part of our annual Brand Analysis.

Robert Archer · June 09, 2016

Jim Arnold to Retire from Control4; New SVP Sales Bryce Judd Comes from Alcatel

After nine years with home automation leader Control4, Jim Arnold is retiring as SVP sales, transferring duties to Bryce Judd, a former exec from Sprint and Alcatel-Lucent.

Julie Jacobson · June 08, 2016

Panamax Goes Vertical with BlueBolt IP-Controllable Power Management Strip

At Infocomm 2016, Core Brands’ Panamax is demonstrating a new version of its popular rack-mountable IP-controllable power management system in a 37-inch vertical form factor.

CE Pro Editors · June 08, 2016

CE Pro 100 Top Home Enhancement Brands: Racks, Mounts, Lifts, Furniture, Monitoring and More

Survey of CE Pro 100 top home technology integrators reveals the most-specified brands in these home enhancement categories as part of our annual Brand Analysis.

Robert Archer · June 08, 2016