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Integrator of the Year Elevates MDU Buildings’ Smarts

Logical Buildings earned the CTA Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence honor, aided by its SmartKit AI platform and Samsung SmartThings sensors integration.

Arlen Schweiger · January 17, 2020

Josh.ai top voice commands 2019

‘Good Night’ Tops Josh’s Top 10 Voice Commands List

Custom industry provider Josh.ai reports ‘Good night’, ‘Turn off the TV’, ‘Turn off the lights’ as most popular requests uttered in 2019.

Arlen Schweiger · January 06, 2020

Definition Technologies ArchiTechKnowlogy living room

Design, Tech Collaborators Conquer Poured-Concrete Construction Hurdles

ArchiTechKnowlogy Design Group and Definition Technologies overcame poured-in-place concrete walls to outfit an ultramodern Calif. home with Crestron-based automation, extensive AV.

Arlen Schweiger · December 30, 2019

10,000-Square-Foot Minnesota Home Gets Fully Automated

Thanks to an 18-month install window, integrator J. Belcher & Assoc. were able to install a full home automation package from Elan as well as a few extras.

CE Pro Editors · December 26, 2019

Z-Wave to Become More Open Home-Automation Standard with Multiple Technology Providers

Silicon Labs is putting forth a real effort to open up Z-Wave, with plans to create a multi-source wireless standard available to all.

Julie Jacobson · December 20, 2019

With Smart Devices and Pro Network, Resideo Could be AAA for the Home

What AAA has done for car insurance, Resideo (Honeywell Home) could do for the home, thanks to smart devices, cloud services, thousands of smart-home pros.

Julie Jacobson · December 20, 2019

URC TRC-1480 with base station

Why URC’s New TRC-1480 Remote Offers ‘Best of Both Worlds’

URC VP of product development Lars Granoe tells CE Pro and demonstrates why the TRC-1480 with integrated voice control is different from its previous offerings.

Arlen Schweiger · December 19, 2019

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Amazon, Apple, Google, ZigBee Alliance Join Forces to Create Smart Home Open Standard

The goal of the new Connected Home over IP project is to increase compatibility of consumer devices by simplifying development for manufacturers.

CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2019

Smashbox CW Technologies home theater

Smashbox Founder’s Home Gets Much-Needed Tech Makeover

Integrator CW Technologies designed and installed an RTI automation system for cosmetics company founder Davis Factor that operates lights, shades, AV and more.

CE Pro Editors · November 27, 2019

Sonos Acquires AI Voice Platform Snips for $37.5M

Sonos acquires an advanced voice control company known for placing voice processing directly in the device versus in the Cloud.

Jason Knott · November 22, 2019