CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study surveys the top 100 highest-revenue residential integration firms, otherwise known as the CE Pro 100, to determine their preferred brands in the categories of audio, video, home automation, networking, lighting control, security and more.
In this category-by-category breakdown, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in 55 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.
Video Doorbells is also new for 2017, and arguably the most recognizable name in the category — Ring — leads the way with 37 dealers.
Following close behind is DoorBird before a steep dropoff to Skybell, Channel Vision and Control4. Dealers used a total of 11 manufacturers in the Video Doorbell category.
Channel Vision: 6