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Samsung SmartThings Edge Platform Unveiled for Smart Home Drivers

Platform enables Zigbee, Z-Wave and LAN devices to trigger smart home automations locally using drivers versus in the cloud.

Jason Knott · August 25, 2021

CEDIA Expo Launchpad TechStarter

10 CEDIA Expo ‘Launchpad’ Exhibitors Ready to Take Flight in Indy

CEDIA Expo 2021 ‘Launchpad’ program includes small companies with solutions in multiroom audio, automation, design, network security and more.

Arlen Schweiger · August 24, 2021

Brilliant SST New Home Company

Top-Ranked Integrator Discovers Brilliant Formula for Success with Builders

Smart Systems Technologies, No. 10 in the CE Pro 100, brought Brilliant controls to The New Home Company and reaps rewards of ‘white-glove’ appointments with homeowners.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2021

Josh Nano and Core

Why Every Home Will Have Voice Control in 10 Years

Despite consumer concerns related to privacy, voice control is on track to become the most important change to user interface design since the touchscreen revolution.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2021

Lutron Unveils Josh.ai Ready Wallplate Integrated Voice Control Keypad

Lutron’s Josh.ai Ready Wallplate enables integrates to embed the Josh.ai Nano voice control module into a control keypad.

Jason Knott · August 18, 2021

Matter Smart Home Standard Release Timeline Pushed to 2022

While the original timeline for the smart home standard forecasted a release by the second-half of 2021, the window has been pushed back to 2022.

Jason Knott · August 16, 2021

CE Pro Podcast Z-Wave Alliance

CE Pro Podcast #69: How Z-Wave Alliance Is Expanding Smart Home Possibilities

Mitch Klein of Z-Wave Alliance and Silicon Labs joins the CE Pro Podcast to chat about the interoperability of the protocol and latest home and resimercial uses for integrators.

Arlen Schweiger · August 13, 2021

Savant Shifts to Virtual Programming for CEDIA Expo

Savant has made the decision to pivot from the upcoming in-person CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis to a virtual platform for its show programming and integrator engagement, the company announced Tuesday in a letter from CEO & chairman Robert Madonna. “In lieu of our originally planned onsite CEDIA experience, our team is preparing engaging virtual sessions […]

Arlen Schweiger · August 11, 2021

Savant Power CE Pro Podcast 68

CE Pro Podcast #68: Why Savant Is Bullish on Expanding into Intelligent Power

Anna Demeo of Savant Power, formerly known as Racepoint Energy prior to Savant’s recent acquisition of the company, joins the CE Pro Podcast to talk about how integrators facilitate intelligent energy management.

Arlen Schweiger · August 06, 2021

LiftMaster’s Innovative Access Control Platform Takes Property Management to the Next Level

myQ Community smart home access control platform products provide features that include touchscreens and companion apps that allow MDU occupants to see who is at their front door, back gate and other entrances. myQ also enables users to provide instant access once they confirm visitors’ identities.

Andrew Nichols · August 06, 2021