All In Control
Long-time X10 VP Dave Rye slams me for not giving props to X10 in a recent editorial
Julie Jacobson · February 17, 2010
As homeowners become more keenly aware of the tremendous energy savings of lighting control (in addition to ambiance-enhancement benefits), integrators are poised to reap a harvest of revenue from the category. In that vein, CE Pro has compiled this Ultimate Guide to Lighting Control, a quick reference guide aimed at giving you an at-a-glance look […]
CE Pro Editors · February 14, 2010
UEI demos control of a Sonos multiroom audio system with Nevo remote control during ISE 2010; offers Studio Pro 3.0 with ‘visual scripting’
Julie Jacobson · February 02, 2010
Updates include Web browsing for MX-6000 and two-way modules that support IP-controllable receivers.
Robert Archer · November 19, 2009
These little self-propelled vacuuming dynamos don’t just devour dust. They can wreak havoc on a household.
Julie Jacobson · October 16, 2009
No one’s going to say that central vacuum is the sexiest technology you can offer your clients. It isn’t – not by a longshot. But in a world of declining margins on A/V products, central vac provides a breath of fresh air to your revenue stream. Consumers like it because it cleans up their homes, […]
CE Pro Editors · February 16, 2009
3Com founder Bob Metcalfe thinks energy management might spur automation; former Apple CEO John Sculley says custom installers are the ticket.
Julie Jacobson · February 15, 2007
Best Buy is going to sell a packaged solution of Media Center plus home automation by Lifeware. Literally, it’s a package — a box that is shipped to the customer and later installed by Best Buy. We have all the details and plenty of opinions on the matter.
Julie Jacobson · December 25, 2006
Just days after emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Home Director, Inc. has agreed in principle to acquire Destiny Networks, Inc. The company plans to pursue a strategy targeting homebuilders, using a national installation company to perform the jobs.
Julie Jacobson · November 03, 2006
Understanding California’s revised Title 24 lighting and energy standards — and why out-of-state dealers should care.
CE Pro Editors · September 04, 2006