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Remembering Fred Bargetzi

CE Pro’s Founding Editor Julie Jacobson has been the head of the Fred Bargetzi Fan Club for decades.

Julie Jacobson · January 08, 2021

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Crestron CTO Fred Bargetzi Dies at 53

Crestron CTO Fred Bargetzi recently celebrated 30 years with Crestron and is remembered by company officials for pushing boundaries.

D. Craig MacCormack · January 05, 2021

FBI Issues Warning on Increased ‘Swatting’ Attacks Using Smart Home Devices

The FBI has released a public service announcement detailing the the harms of ‘swatting’ and its impact on smart home owners.

Jason Knott · January 04, 2021

6 Inspiring Residential AV Projects From 2020 Worth Revisiting

Looking for inspiration for a tricky installation? Check out what these savvy CE pros have come up with throughout 2020!

Andrew Nichols · January 01, 2021

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KONKA Targets U.S. Smart Home Market with Array of Products

Following up on its debut of KONKA TV displays earlier this year, China-based TV maker KONKA is now expanding its U.S. presence by entering the smart home market with an array of entry-level products, including smart doorbells, surveillance cameras, switches, plugs and lighting. Via its KONKA North America subsidiary, the KONKA Group is using the […]

Jason Knott · December 24, 2020

Samsung SmartThings Platform Adds Google Nest Integration

SmartThings users will now be able to control select Google Nest devices like thermostats, cameras, and doorbells via voice commands or the SmartThings app.

Andrew Nichols · December 08, 2020

Allterco’s Shelly Smart Home Products Enter U.S. Market

European Shelly IoT devices make their way to U.S. market. Las Vegas integrator Jorvo targets builders with entry-level smart home solution.

Jason Knott · November 26, 2020

URC Becomes Supporting Brand Member of HTA

URC announced it has joined the Home Technology Association (HTA) as a Supporting Brand member. By joining the HTA, URC products and systems will be featured throughout the group’s digital and social ecosystems, will sponsor HTA dealer events and provide announcements and editorial on innovation in the home automation sector. URC’s Total Control platform enables […]

Arlen Schweiger · November 24, 2020

iRoom iO Apple iPad Air 4 docks

iRoom iO Ready to Dock New Apple iPad Air 4 Models

Integrators can use iRoom iO’s tabletop, on-wall, motorized in-wall, and fixed in-wall and on-wall docks for resi and commercial iPad Air 4 implementation.

Arlen Schweiger · November 19, 2020

Indian Integrator Uses Invisible Smart Home Technology to Automate Penthouse in the Sky

Thanks to close collaboration with an interior designer, Mumbai-based Boom AV was able to install a wealth of smart home tech while leaving the penthouse’s decor largely untouched.

CE Pro Editors · November 17, 2020