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Study: Consumers Want Smart Home Tech in New Homes, But Don’t Want to Pay

KB Home/Kwikset study gauges consumer interest in which new technologies they want in a newly built home. Connected door locks, security cameras lead the way. Perceived expense is still highest barrier.

Jason Knott · April 01, 2016

Connected Home Security Market to Grow Almost 50% Through 2020

The report lists ADT, AT&T, Comcast, Honeywell Total Connect and Verizon as key vendors.

CE Pro Editors · March 28, 2016

Look Inside Marine Corps Veteran’s Integrated Smart Home

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nick Kimmel gains independence back with a custom smart home built by Gary Sinise Foundation, eHome Lifestyle and Core Brands.

CE Pro Editors · March 22, 2016

Nortek Beats Earnings Forecasts; A/V Group Breaks Even

Security & Control Solutions (2Gig) segment shows 7% revenue growth in Q4, while Audio, Video & Control Solutions (Core Brands) has 27% sales decrease, but breaks even on bottom line.

Jason Knott · March 02, 2016

Hillary Clinton Blasts Tyco/JCI Inversion Merger as ‘Perversion’

Saying the merger ‘should be stopped,’ Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton attacks the proposed merger between giants Johnson Controls Inc. and Tyco Int’l due to the tax-avoidance consequences.

Jason Knott · February 05, 2016

Smart Home Control Provides Opportunity, Independence to Disabled Homeowner

Customized smart home control system by ELAN allows homeowner to control lighting, climate, door locks and home theater AV with her voice alone.

Chelsea Cafiero · January 22, 2016

Act Quickly to Have Your Security Projects Recognized at ISC West

Security Sales and Integration’s 2016 SAMMY Awards deadline is fast approaching. Do you tackle security in home or commercial spaces? Learn more and enter now.

CE Pro Editors · January 14, 2016

Autonomic KP-6 Keypad Enhances User Experience

The KP-6 keypad from Autonomic supports single-button control of important system functions such as volume, skipping tracks and source selection.

Robert Archer · November 02, 2015

Replacing Savant’s LiteTouch Lighting Control System: How Much Will it Cost?

Since home automation vendor Savant its killing LiteTouch hardwired lighting-control, we look to Vantage, Crestron, Lutron and others for replacements. Customer wants to know: how much it will cost?

Julie Jacobson · July 23, 2015

Kwikset Locks Part of Logitech Harmony Living Home Lineup

Two most recent Kwikset SmartCode products are the SmartCode 914 Touchpad Electronic Deadbolt and SmartCode 916 Touchscreen Electronic Deadbolt.

Rachel Cericola · November 18, 2014