All In Control

Why ‘True’ Circadian Lighting Takes a Lighting Designer

For circadian lighting, LED intensity and color temperature are just the beginning of the wellness story.

Julie Jacobson · October 11, 2019

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first ‘triple-path’ alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.

Julie Jacobson · October 11, 2019

Powershades Debuts PoE Motorized Shades

Powershades Power over Ethernet shades bypass the need for electrical wiring and license and instead rely on Cat 5 wiring for data and power.

Jason Knott · October 09, 2019

Google Nest Hub Max Not Really ‘Interoperable’ with other Thread Home Automation Devices

As first consumer device ‘Built on Thread’, new Google/Nest smart display will be “compatible” with other compliant products, but that doesn’t mean they’ll interoperate in one smart-home ecosystem.

Julie Jacobson · October 09, 2019

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Integrator Awards Illustrate URC’s Universal Commercial Appeal

Deploying URC’s Total Control system, touchscreens, user interfaces and app helped these dealers deliver ‘Unsurpassed’ performance to their bar & restaurant, TV control room and smart building customer applications.

Arlen Schweiger · October 04, 2019

Savant’s Amazing, Integrated Biophilia, Wellness, Lighting, Energy Solutions at CEDIA 2019

Savant kills it at CEDIA Expo 2019 with circadian lighting for wellness, energy storage and management, and more wrapped in a single home-automation platform.

Julie Jacobson · October 03, 2019

HTSA ‘Tommapalooza’ Training Deemed a Lollapalooza

Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) buying group educates 94 members in Lighting-Level I, Lighting-Level II and Delos DARWIN prior to CEDIA Expo 2019.

Jason Knott · October 03, 2019

Bob Archer’s Top 10 CEDIA Expo 2019 Products: Torus Power AVR Elite

Adding cloud-based web connectivity, the new Torus Power Elite line of power products provide more than just protection.

Robert Archer · October 02, 2019

Integrator: Control4 OS 3 ‘Allows Us to Get Back into the Home’

Control4’s Smart Home OS 3 release is driving new business to Boston-area integrator Sounds Good Corp.

CE Pro Editors · September 28, 2019

TechTalk: LumaStream Allows Integrators to ‘Own the Ceiling’ via DC Power Conversion

Thanks in part to LumaStream’s products and services, now is the perfect time for integrators to gain ground in the lighting industry.

Andrew Nichols · September 27, 2019