All In Control

Legrand Acquires Luxul Wireless, Adds Networking to Building- and Home-Automation Portfolio

Legrand, which owns QMotion, OnQ, Vantage, Middle Atlantic Products, NuVo and other leading brands in the home-technology channel, adds Luxul Wireless to the portfolio, just two months after Control4 acquired competitor Pakedge.

Arlen Schweiger · April 19, 2016

Legrand Companies QMotion, Vantage Unveil First Collaborative Program

Vantage and QMotion debut the ‘Better Together’ program to help Azione Unlimited integrators maximize their buying power between the two Legrand brands.

Jason Knott · April 18, 2016

The Over-Dramatization and Lessons of the Google, Nest, Revolv IoT Thing

Nest finally bricks ill-fated Revolv home automation hub. World damns Tony Fadell, IoT, Google, Alphabet, the cloud, greed and the inability to control landscape lighting, but there are bigger lessons to be learned.

Julie Jacobson · April 15, 2016

Legrand Acquires Pinnacle Architectural Lighting

In a blockbuster deal for the lighting industry, Legrand, North America, moves to acquire Pinnacle, a manufacturer of lighting fixtures and architectural systems for commercial, educational and healthcare applications.

CE Pro Editors · April 15, 2016

Video Weekly News: Home Automation and Residential Security at ISC West

Whether you made it down to Las Vegas for ISC West last week or not, you’ll want to check out our news, photos and product reviews from the show floor.

CE Pro Editors · April 14, 2016

Video Wall Looks Right at Home in Laguna Beach Home Theater

Integration firm eHome Lifestyle designed a perfect replica of a local bar’s LED video wall for this Laguna Beach homeowner’s home theater.

CE Pro Editors · April 13, 2016

Crestron Builds Huge New Campus in Plano, Texas

Home automation giant Crestron Electronics will open largest campus outside Rockleigh, N.J., at new Legacy Tower in Plano, about 15 minutes from rival AMX.

CE Pro Editors · April 12, 2016

HTSA Marks 20th Anniversary in Puerto Rico, Introduces Masterclass Series for Members

The revamped industry buying group is refocused and committed to supporting its dealer members.

Robert Archer · April 12, 2016

DMP Security Announces Control4 SDDP Driver, Pay-As-You-Go Monitoring, DIY Web Service

SDDP module makes DMP security look like native Control4 home automation device; new on-demand security monitoring and DIY tools announced at ISC West 2016.

Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2016

DoorBird May be Best DIY/Pro Doorbell Camera for Home Automation Integration

ISC West 2016: With rich API and ONVIF support, DoorBird currently beats Ring, SkyBell and August for integrating with home automation. RTI, Control4 and URC are the first partners.

Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2016