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PowerShades Hotel Marcel

PowerShades Products Installed in Net Zero Hotel Marcel

 PowerShades, a provider of manual and automated window shades for residential, commercial and hospitality applications, has announces that it has been selected to outfit the new Hotel Marcel in New Haven, Conn., with over 900 industry-first PoE (Power over Ethernet) automated roller window shades.  The Hilton-branded Hotel Marcel—the nation’s first “net zero” hotel—will feature PowerShades’ automated […]

Robert Archer · October 27, 2021

Dallas-Area Integrator Theater Advice Turns AV Business into a Family Affair

David and Alissa Huse of Theater Advice form symbiotic partnership to grow the business, and incorporate family elements into their new retail showroom.

Jason Knott · October 27, 2021

Samsung SmartThings Build

Samsung SmartThings Announces SmartThings Build

Samsung SmartThings, a technology enabling connected living and driving the future of IoT, has announced its “SmartThings Build” partnership solution designed to help builders, property management companies, and real estate developers create and manage connected living experiences across properties and homes at scale. Announced at the Samsung Developer Conference, SmartThings Build is designed as a […]

Robert Archer · October 26, 2021

AudioControl CM Series amplifiers

AudioControl CM Series of Dual-Mode Amplifiers

The Seattle, Wash.-based audio company, AudioControl, has announced the introduction of its new CM Series of dual-mode amplifiers. AudioControl states that its latest amplifiers provide integrators a choice of 70-volt and 4- and 8-ohm operation to support the amps’ use in a range of audio systems. The Pacific Northwest company points out the amplifiers also […]

Robert Archer · October 26, 2021

Dan Emmons Joins Nortek Control as Regional Sales Manager

Nortek Control has announced that Dan Emmons has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for the 2GIG, ELAN, Proficient, SpeakerCraft, Panamax and Numera brands in its central U.S. region.   Dan Emmons has responsibility for expanding and managing sales opportunities in the North Texas area helping dealers, integrators and distributors select the best security and connected […]

Robert Archer · October 26, 2021

Samsung SmartThings Joins Thread Group Board

Samsung SmartThings, a technology enabling connected living and driving the future of IoT, has announced that it has joined the Thread Group board of directors.  SmartThings joining the industry alliance addresses IoT convergence, security concerns, energy footprint, and architecture challenges at the network layer. “As a long-time member of Thread Group and a leading sponsor of the Matter […]

Robert Archer · October 26, 2021

Google Home Developers website

Google Renames Smart Home Initiative, Now Officially Called Google Home

An online report states that Google’s goal with the unification of its smart home platform under the Google Home banner simplifies consumer adoption.

Robert Archer · October 25, 2021

Retractable Hose Systems are the Future of Central Vacuums

Retractable hoses offer the ultimate in convenience for consumers and profit margins for integrators!

CE Pro Editors · October 25, 2021

Leviton: Think Intelligence Inside and Outside of the Wallbox

Leviton aims to bring more versatility to light switches with voice control and broad choice of colors for its Decora line.

Jason Knott · October 21, 2021

Hunter Douglas Looks to Strike the Right Balance Between Lighting, Shading for Wellness and More

Hunter Douglas has expanded its focus to include wellness, lighting, and shading solutions to help integrators more easily install these technologies while working on projects.

CE Pro Editors · October 20, 2021