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Nortek Security & Control President Mike O’Neal Departs; NSC Begins Search
Mike O'Neal, president of Nortek Security & Control, departs after eight years. He led Linear and 2Gig security and home-automation brands, oversaw merger with Nortek's Core Brands.
‘Foal Alert’ Integrates with Elan Home Automation, Warns when Birthing is Neigh
A horse-birthing sensor from Foalert integrates with an Elan home automation system to send text messages, flash the lights, and play a "neighing" loop through 18 in-home speakers when a foal is on the way.
Home Theater Turns into Golf Simulator with Press of an Elan Button
What used to be a gym is now a fancy home theater that converts to a golf-simulation playground with the press of a button on an Elan home-automation system.
Nortek Security, Core Brands Merge to Form NSC
Nortek Security & Control (2GIG, Linear, GoControl) and Core Brands (Elan, SpeakerCraft, Niles, Xantech, Panamax, Proficient, Gefen) unite to form new company called NSC.
Elan Opens New Dallas Training Center
Elan Training Center in Dallas holds two-and-a-half-day programs to design, install and maintain Elan control solutions.
JJ Orion Provides Elan Home Automation System for Wounded War Hero
With the help of the Gary Sinise FoundationEdina, Minn.-based JJ Orion traveled to Texas to install an Elan home automation system in a new home for an Afghanistan war veteran.
Core Brands Rallies Around Elan at CEDIA
Core Brands focuses on Elan with new Elan Flagship Program, video-over-IP solution, 12.5% rebate program, builder program and two new slick Elan remote controls.
Rating the Prospects: After Acquisition of SnapAV, What Major Home-Tech Co. Will H&F Buy Next?
Opinion: After acquiring SnapAV, private equity giant Hellman & Friedman likely will follow up with 'transformational transaction' that disrupts home-technology landscape: Control4? Savant? Core Brands? Interlogix?...
Afghanistan Veteran Receives Fully Customized Smart Home from Gary Sinise Foundation
Thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation — along with Core Brands and Lutron — U.S. Army Sergeant Franz Walkup can easily control his smart home’s audio, video, lighting, security, climate and irrigation.
ISC West 2017: Few ‘CEDIA’ Smart-Home Brands Chasing Security Dealers
At ISC 2017, Core Brands touted Proficient Audio and Gefen; URC and RTI (Pro Control) showed security-friendly home-automation; Luxul and other CEDIA-oriented companies also chased high-volume security dealers.
Home-Automation Controllers Blend into Walls with Flush-Mount Solutions from Wall-Smart
Crestron, Control4, Elan, Lutron, Vantage, URC, Savant, RTI and so many other smart-home controllers can disappear into drywall and solid surfaces with flush-mount systems from Wall-Smart.
Elan Builder Program Courts Dealers, Builders and Buyers
Core Brands and Elan to provide homebuilders with a range of entertainment and control solutions for new homes through the Elan Builder Program.
Top 2016 Mergers & Acquisitions in Home Automation, A/V, IoT, Security, Networking
Samsung, Nortek, Honeywell, Harman, SnapAV, Control4, AVAD, Somfy, Alarm.com, TiVo, B&W, Alarm.com and Icontrol were just some of the home-technology companies involved in mergers, acquisitions and investments in 2016. (Julie...
Core Brands Cozies up to Nortek Security & Control Under Mike O’Neal
After acquisition by Melrose Industries, Nortek security and home automation groups get common leadership under Mike O'Neal.
This Veterans Day, Look Inside a Smart Home Designed and Built for Wounded Vet
Gary Sinise Foundation designs and donates a specialized connected home for Gunnery Sergeant Guillermo Tejada in San Antonio, Texas. An ELAN entertainment and control system integrates the security, lighting, shading,...