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Logitech to Sell New $400 Harmony Pro Remote Only Through Pro Installers, not DIY

Available through ADI and Dow Electronics, new Harmony Pro remote control and home automation system mimics Harmony Elite, but not available to DIYs.

Julie Jacobson · June 08, 2016

5 Interesting Things about Sigma (SIGM) Earnings: Z-Wave, Mobile IoT, Dolby Vision, More

In Q1 2017 earnings call, Sigma Designs (SIGM) explains fluctuations and opportunities for Z-Wave home automation, major growth in smart TV technology, and prospects for Mobile IoT from Bretelon Acquisition.

Julie Jacobson · June 07, 2016

Flying Eye Hospital Works to Prevent Blindness with Crestron A/V and Automation

Crestron donates $300,000 of DigitalMedia, Sonnex multi-room audio, touchscreens and more to Orbis International’s medical-equipped aircraft fighting blindness and training doctors in developing countries.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 07, 2016

Stampede Europe Acquires Global Distributor Just Lamps

The deal expands Stampede’s global reach and provides Just Lamps with new product categories to sell through its reseller network.

CE Pro Editors · June 06, 2016

Tony Fadell Leaves Nest, Marwan Fawaz from Motorola is new CEO

Fadell becomes “advisor” to Google spinoff Alphabet, as Marwan Fawaz, who led the “Motorola Home” automation platform, takes helm as Nest CEO.

CE Pro Editors · June 03, 2016

CE Pro 100 Top Brands: Home Lighting Control

The gap between the top two brands in this market, Lutron and Control4, has begun to widen. Check out the lighting control category of our 2016 Brand Analysis.

Robert Archer · June 03, 2016

Roost Smart Alarms Detect Smoke, Fire, CO and Natural Gas via Internet of Things

Smart smoke alarms from Roost were recently introduced at the National Hardware Show this past May in Las Vegas. The RSA-400 is a combination smoke, fire, CO and natural gas detector, while the RSA-200 is a combination smoke and fire detector.

Robert Archer · June 02, 2016

Rescue Mission Leverages the Simplicity of Lutron RadioRA 2

EVS updates a one-year-old RadioRA 2 system to deliver homeowners a simpler, smarter way to operate hundreds of lights.

Lisa Montgomery · June 02, 2016

CE Pro 100 Top Brands: Whole-House Control & Home Automation

Control4 maintains its hold as the most frequently used brand in the Control and Automation category in the 2016 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis survey. It’s followed by Crestron, Savant, RTI and Elan.

Robert Archer · June 01, 2016

CE Pro 100 Survey: Top Brands in Audio, Video, Home Automation, Networking, Security, More

Survey of CE Pro 100 top home-technology integrators reveals the most-specified brands in the connected home, with standouts including Control4, SnapAV, Samsung, Lutron, Interlogix, Sonos and Sony.

CE Pro Editors · June 01, 2016