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1920s Lake Michigan Home Gets a Little Smarter with Whole House Control

Mounted flush into the wall, an Elan touchpanel provides this homeowner with access to and control of lighting, thermostats, and a whole-house music system.

Lisa Montgomery · August 10, 2016

Inside One Direction Band Member’s $21 Million Hollywood Villa

Louis Tomlinson’s 4,529 square-foot villa has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a home theater, a brick-paved pool area, a guest house, a bar and a four-car garage.

CE Pro Editors · August 05, 2016

LILIN’s New PTZ IP Camera Captures HD Video in the Dark

The IRS1304 can capture 1080p high definition video in near total darkness without the need for external IR illuminators.

CE Pro Editors · July 27, 2016

How to Get Outdoor A/V Projects: Just Ask!

75% of the outdoor installations done by Complete AV in Bedford, N.H., are extensions of audio and video zones from interior systems. The company is in the midst of a $100K outdoor project featuring six SunBriteTVs and equipment from Vivitek, Draper, Triad, McIntosh and Just Add Power.

Jason Knott · July 12, 2016

Peek Inside Jerry Bruckheimer’s Barco Home Cinema

Building a home theater for Jerry Bruckheimer is a lot like building a set of golf clubs for Tiger Woods. It’s a good thing Barco recently decided to make a big splash in the residential market.

Alice Gustafson · June 30, 2016

Contemporary Santa Barbara Home Brings Indoor & Outdoor Automation Together

In order to bring two home automation zones together without compromising space, integration firm Mission Audio Video worked closely with the home’s interior designer to selectively hide the technology at play.

CE Pro Editors · June 30, 2016

This Atlanta Penthouse Is Part Living Room, Part Home Theater

This enormous living room turned home theater has floor-to-ceiling windows with a city view. It could have been a nightmare for the integrator, but this local installer made it work.

CE Pro Editors · June 29, 2016

Integrator Deploys Battery-Powered Hub to Help Power New Showroom

Residential battery backup and power quality system from RoseWater Energy Group is installed by Boca Theater and Automation in Boca Raton, Fla., to power its new showroom and to be showcased to clients.

Jason Knott · June 23, 2016

Lennar Community Goes Standard with Z-Wave-based Controls

Homebuilder Lennar offers as standard amenities equipment from Schlage, Ring, UTC, Nortek and Leviton, plus solar panels in new 144-home community in Orlando.

Jason Knott · June 15, 2016

Flying Eye Hospital Works to Prevent Blindness with Crestron A/V and Automation

Crestron donates $300,000 of DigitalMedia, Sonnex multi-room audio, touchscreens and more to Orbis International’s medical-equipped aircraft fighting blindness and training doctors in developing countries.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 07, 2016