Whole-House Systems

Make Personalization Your Smart Home Mantra

Paying attention to device integration, intelligent automation, and the user experience are key factors to creating a properly personalized smart home, advises URC.

May 03, 2019

ABB Brings Mid-Market Solution to US Integration Channel

Well-suited for single family homes and MDUs, ABB’s smart home solution integrates with brands such as Philips Hue, Sonos, Amazon Alexa, Miele and Home Connect.

May 02, 2019

Deviating from Cookie-Cutter Interfaces Pays Dividends

Personalized user interfaces like URC Total Control 2.0 help integrators differentiate from competitors and strengthen client interaction with smart home controls.

May 01, 2019

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are "the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net."

Apr 26, 2019

New Vivint Pro Program is ‘Dream’ RMR Opportunity for Home-Tech Channel

New Vivint Smart Home Authorized Pro program enables home-tech pros to earn RMR and product margins on alarm and home-automation systems and services, leaving all the heavy lifting to Vivint.

Apr 09, 2019

IFTTT Competitor and CEDIA Keynoter Stringify Kills Home Automation App

After acquisition, Comcast kills Stringify app, which is 'much better' than IFTTT as an if/then home-automation engine; company recommends IFTTT and Yonomi IoT platforms instead. [grumpy baby]

Apr 09, 2019