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New Vivint Pro Program is ‘Dream’ RMR Opportunity for Home-Tech Channel

New Vivint Smart Home Authorized Pro program enables home-tech pros to earn RMR and product margins on alarm and home-automation systems and services, leaving all the heavy lifting to Vivint.

Apr 09, 2019

IFTTT Competitor and CEDIA Keynoter Stringify Kills Home Automation App

After acquisition, Comcast kills Stringify app, which is 'much better' than IFTTT as an if/then home-automation engine; company recommends IFTTT and Yonomi IoT platforms instead. [grumpy baby]

Apr 09, 2019

Crestron CP4-R Control Processor Fully Supports Pyng OS2 and Upcoming OS3

The new Crestron 4-Series is engineered to provide integrators with the most powerful "central brain" the company has ever developed.

Apr 08, 2019

Azione Prepares Members for Changing Market Dynamics

Azione members grow 14.63% in 2018 and group is emphasizing stronger relationships with architects in 2019.

Apr 05, 2019

Breaking the Code: Navigating Power Protection Options

Application-based power management and surge suppression solutions can be difficult to decipher. What is real and what is hype?

Apr 04, 2019

McIntosh Power Controller Uses Thermally Protected Metal-Oxide Varistors to Keep Electronics Safe

The newly announced McIntosh MPC500 Power Controller employs thermally protected metal oxide varistors (TPMOVs), which it says are more robust than traditional MOV-based protection circuits.

Apr 03, 2019