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CE Pro Summit: What Is the Value of My Company?

Industry broker identifies the key elements integrators need to examine to determine how much their company is worth. What is the effect of home automation RMR, cash flow, revenues, service contracts and brand name on multiples?

Jason Knott · September 01, 2015

4 Ways to Increase Income & Cut Expenses While Investing in Your Business

Creative tips to help you manage your cash flow as you make the shift to a managed services business model.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 01, 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

Canary Raises $30M More? Why oh Why?!

Canary offers a perfectly nice IoT security camera with no home automation capabilities. How do they keep raising so much money?

Julie Jacobson · July 01, 2015

What’s That Smell? Retrofit Home Features Automated Scent Machines

VIA Scottsdale completed a retrofit project which includes solutions from Savant, Lutron, IC Realtime, Samsung, Marantz, Sharp, Sonance and Leon Speakers. Its automated features even include scent machines.

Arlen Schweiger · June 02, 2015

Do the Math: Verified Burglar Alarms Are ‘1,000 Times Better’ than Unverified

Integrator Radius Security in Vancouver, Canada, uses a YouTube video to explain why alarm signals that are verified prior to dispatch via video surveillance or client callbacks are ‘1,000 times better’ than unverified systems.

Jason Knott · May 26, 2015

#TBT: Inside BB King’s High-Tech Tour Bus

Legendary guitarist doesn’t get the blues inside his tour bus, which is complete with audio/video servers, touchpanels, security, lighting and shade control, surround sound, distributed A/V, iPod docks and more.

Jason Knott · April 15, 2015

Lutron Partners with IFTTT, Nest, Logitech, AT&T Digital Life, Apple

New partners extend Lutron’s reach for its low-cost, cloud-enabled Caseta lighting controls and Serena motorized shading.

Julie Jacobson · January 13, 2015

19 Dos and Don’ts for IP Camera Installations

Tips and strategies security integrators should consider when installing IP video surveillance cameras.

Al Colombo · November 23, 2014

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