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30 Most Popular Web Stories of 2015: Home Automation Wins Again

Home automation standards, low-voltage DC power distribution, IoT at retail and the demise of VIA International grabbed CE Pro page views in 2015.

Dec 30, 2015

Home-Tech Mergers, Acquisitions, IPOs, Investments, Shakeups, Deals of 2015

Flextronics picks up Wink, Legrand invests in Netatmo, Alarm.com goes public, Sears acquires WallyHome, Nortek acquires Numera ... and other IoT and A/V mergers, acquisitions and equity events of 2015.

Dec 29, 2015

Lutron Embraces ZigBee with Remote Control for Smart Bulbs & Hubs

Famous for its proprietary ClearConnect RF technology, Lutron is entering the ZigBee home automation fray with the Connected Bulb Remote Control for smart bulbs. Is there a connection to Philips Hue?

Dec 28, 2015

Editor’s Picks: Bob Archer’s Products of 2015

Some of the year's best video products include solutions from Digital Projection, Dish Network, and Optoma also make Bob Archer's list of 12 best products of the year.

Dec 23, 2015

A Qualcomm Snapdragon Success Story: IC Real Tech’s 720-Degree Cameras

IC Real Tech, sister company of IC Realtime, is now shipping its ALLie Home immersive video camera and Cardboard VR headset; introducing portable ‘Go’ camera at CES 2016, featured in a Qualcomm case study.

Dec 22, 2015

Control4 Offers Smart-Home Financing through Home Tech Integrators

Home automation leader Control4 has teamed with GreenSky to provide consumer financing for smart-home products and installation, including Control4’s own products and services, as well as third-party solutions.

Dec 22, 2015