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Amazon Echo Controls Home Sprinkler Systems Via GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub

Alexa listens for commands to turn on and off the lawn irrigation system through GreenIQ’s smart irrigation controller.

Lisa Montgomery · May 18, 2016

Marguerita Kiser, Long-time Xantech and URC Veteran, Passes Away

The custom electronics industry lost a good friend, Margarita Kiser, who passed away after a brief illness. She was a 25-year-veteran in the channel working for Xantech and most recently URC.

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2016

Retired NFL Player Builds Fully Automated Home with Theater and Gymnasium

This 17,000 square-foot home includes a basement man cave for Super Bowl parties, home theater, workout room and even a casino, all connected to a Control4 home automation system.

Chelsea Cafiero · May 17, 2016

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

Jason Griffing, host of, 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