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8 Football Themed Home Theaters Where You Wish You Could Watch Super Bowl 50

Our favorite football-themed home theaters are outfitted with LED TVs, 1080p projectors and Crestron touchpanels, not to mention framed memorabilia of homeowners' favorite teams.

Feb 03, 2016

How Managed Services Allow for a Successful Business and a Personal Life

The 'as-a-service' business model can reel in frantic business paces and result in better profitability for home technology integrators.

Feb 03, 2016

New! Ultimate (Searchable) Guide to Home Automation at CES 2016, 100+ Pages

100+ pages of home automation, IoT, security and the smart home right here, with full text of the presentation.

Feb 01, 2016

Legal: Surveillance Cameras Inside the Home

Home technology integrator wants to know: What are the laws on installing secret nanny-cams in a customer’s home? Security and home-automation attorney Ken Kirschenbaum responds.

Jan 29, 2016

Beyond Immersive Audio and Video: Synchronized Lighting, Motion and Smell

Syfy channel synchronizes Philips Hue lighting effects with on-screen action via clever Syfy Sync technology. IoT could push immersive entertainment into so many more dimensions.

Jan 29, 2016

‘Hello Julie, This is John. I Have Some Questions about Home Automation’

Email from a do-it-yourselfer illustrates everything wrong with home automation today: ‘Will Lutron Caseta work with Z-Wave, ADT, Honeywell, Vera? Do I need a bridge?’

Jan 29, 2016