CEA Names 2014 Mark of Excellence Winners
The winners of the 2014 Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the CEA's TechHome Division, were announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Here's a look at the winning products, installations, and top integrator of the year.
Residential Security Product of the Year: Kwikset Kevo Kwikset’s Kevo is the first deadbolt intelligent enough to recognize authorized users through their smartphones and unlock with just a simple touch. The deadbolt is Bluetooth-enabled and connects to smartphones, while also maintaining traditional key functions, seamlessly integrating the door lock with modern day technology. Paired with the Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0 technology, the Kevo mobile app turns a compatible smartphone into an eKey. Users can simply touch the deadbolt while the authorized smartphone remains in their purse or pocket to unlock the door. The deadbolt responds quickly to the touch of a finger, while communicating with the Kevo app in the background of the smartphone. The free mobile app is used for initial setup, locking and unlocking, sending, disabling and deleting eKeys, viewing history of lock activity and setting up other configurable features and options of the smart lock. Sending an eKey to family or friends is as simple as sending a text message, and authorized users can revoke eKeys at any time. Users can also choose to receive smartphone notifications when an eKey locks or unlocks the deadbolt. Kevo is engineered for maximum security and technology performance.Back to article
CEDIA Expo 2019 Sound Rooms Deliver Entertainment and Education
The CEDIA Expo show floor demonstration area is bigger than ever before. Here is a look at the 19 brands showcasing their latest products and technologies in the Sound Room portion of the event.
11 Can’t-Miss Video Companies to Visit During CEDIA Expo 2019
Historically, CEDIA Expo has served as the vehicle for manufacturers to demonstrate the latest in consumer video technologies and 2019 will not be any different, so be sure to check out these manufacturers.
Tracknicity Aims to Solve Inventory Management Woes
'Bridging the gap' between D-Tools and Quickbooks, new home-grown Tracknicity software saves Residential Systems Inc. in Littleton, Colo., $1,000/month in mismanaged inventory.
9 4K Compatible Projection Screens Perfect for Home Theaters
Da-Lite, Draper, Dragonfly from SnapAV, Elite Screens, Screen Innovations (SI), Severtson, Seymour, Stewart Filmscreen and Vutec offer a range of screen products that deliver a big screen in a range of home environments.
7 Affordable 4K Projectors That Complement Home Theaters and Media Rooms
Getting into a 4K projection system doesn’t have to be expensive. Here are seven 4K-compatible projectors that are priced to install into a range of homes.
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New Jersey Integrator Turns Boring Basement Into Beautiful Home Cinema
Local integration company Bravo AV worked with Meridian Audio to create a stunning home cinema, providing the homeowners with performance sound despite spatial issues.
Stunning Projects: CEDIA Home Technology Professional Award Winning Installs
The winners of the Americas region of this year's CEDIA Home Technology Professional Awards have been announced. The winning projects represent the best work done by CEDIA members over the course of 2018.
Art Meets Science in $6 Million Minimalist UK Mansion
While UK-based integration company Imagine This was tasked with installing some new Bowers & Wilkins speakers, they first needed to eliminate reverb issues with some clever tech.
Florida Integrator Works With Designer To Create Tech-Filled Beach Paradise
Integrators from Think Simple partnered with acclaimed interior designer Phoebe Howard to modernize one couple's beach home with new tech and tasteful cosmetics.
Boston Integrator Updates Local Cancer Nonprofit’s Apartments and Rec Center
Integration company Inspired Technology and Communications helped the Christopher's Haven non-profit by installing new Samsung TVs, Xbox consoles and more into 9 apartments used to provide free housing for families with...
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