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DoorBird Stations Integrate with Yale and August Smart Locks

DoorBird IP video door stations can now fully integrate with Yale and August smart locks. Home owners can connect their smart lock to the smart door station for a seamless approach to entry” experience. The new integration works with the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock, any August Smart Lock with a Wi-Fi Connect, and the Yale […]

Robert Archer · March 15, 2021

Crestron Beverly Hills Home theater

Takeover Job Had $750K ‘Unprogrammed’ Crestron Controls

Beleaguered 13,000-square-foot L.A. smart home has 18-seat theater and was linked to Hollywood producer and alleged money laundering.

Jason Knott · March 11, 2021

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Is 2GIG EDGE the Smartest Security Panel Ever?

New 2GIG EDGE panel combines advanced analytics, face recognition, interoperability and data privacy protection in a single sleek design.

Jason Knott · March 09, 2021

Alarm.com Connected Car Ushers in the Era of Smart Home/Vehicle Integration

Alarm.com Connected Car provides reports via the smart home control system on vehicle diagnostics, driving behavior and unexpected movement.

Jason Knott · March 05, 2021

CE Pro Podcast #45: Integrators Dish on Crestron Home One-Year Later

Panel of integrators review the past 12 months of deploying Crestron Home in the field and how it assisted their businesses during COVID-19.

Jason Knott · February 26, 2021

Sound Sense home theater Phase Technology

Indian Home Has Dental Office Downstairs, 33-Seat Theater Upstairs

Sound Sense designs dream theater for owner’s multi-use abode, with 13-speaker Phase Technology Atmos audio, Sony projection, 169-inch screen.

CE Pro Editors · February 20, 2021

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Savant Virtual Dealer Conference Draws 1,600 Attendees

Savant’s 15th annual Dealer Conference is a virtual event loaded with solutions in teleconferencing, RMR, energy and showroom innovations.

Jason Knott · February 20, 2021

Google Nest Reopens API to Brilliant

Google turned off Nest’s API in August, 2019, shutting out certain other third-party devices from integrating with its thermostats.

Jason Knott · February 19, 2021

Residential Is Bright Spot for Legrand in Rough 2020

Legrand ends 2020 down 7.9% in sales, with Netatmo, ELIOT IoT and residential market fare well. 2021 outlook is guarded.

Jason Knott · February 15, 2021

Amazon Adds $4.99/Month Alexa Guard Plus Security Monitoring Service

Amazon Alexa Guard Plus is $49 per year alarm monitoring service. Amazon also adds free Energy Dashboard service.

Jason Knott · January 26, 2021