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Vivint Smart Home to Go Public via Reverse Merger Valuing Co. at $5.6 Billion

Vivint Smart Home to be merged into SoftBank-backed Mosaic (NYSE: MOSC), a specialty acquisition corp. that will take on Vivint name.

Julie Jacobson · September 16, 2019

Roberts Leaves Nortek Security & Control

Nortek Security & Control’s executive Vice President of products and marketing Joe Roberts has left the company.

Robert Archer · July 03, 2019

Control4, Crestron, Savant Top Home-Automation Charts – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis 2019

Julie Jacobson analyzes data from CE Pro 100 Brand Surveys in the home-automation category, from 2014 to 2019.

Julie Jacobson · June 03, 2019

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.

Julie Jacobson · May 25, 2019

Smart Home Deep Dive: Profiling a Typical Smart Home Installation

CE Pro’s Smart Home Deep Dive Study reveals number and types of interfaces, room placement, pricing, margin, manhours, and brand preference for smart home installations

Jason Knott · May 02, 2019

2GIG Introduces eSeries Security and Control Ecosystem at ISC West 2019

During ISC West, 2GIG showed off its new GC2e and GC3e security panels, as well as a new line of fully encrypted sensors.

CE Pro Editors · April 12, 2019

SnapAV’s Big ISC Surprise: Self-Contained Security, Home Automation System With OvrC

New Clare One UL-listed security and home automation system will integrate with third-party home controllers, incorporate SnapAV services including OvrC.

Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2019

Injured U.S. Army Sergeant Caleb Brewer Honored With Specially Adapted Smart Home

The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm JL Automation to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Caleb Brewer and his family.

CE Pro Editors · March 28, 2019

8 Hot Smart-Home Trends Beyond Big TVs and Sound Systems

Beyond MicroLED TVs and stunning sound systems, CEDIA Expo 2018 showcased other smart-home trends including robotic patio umbrellas, multipurpose IoT sensors, and smart leak detection systems.

Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 2018

LA Production Builder Standardizes on Elan Home Automation and Prewiring in 27 New Homes

Each of the 27 properties in three new RC Homes communities will include a standard Elan home-automation package with a video doorbell, smart thermostat, smart light switches, and prewiring for data and entertainment.

CE Pro Editors · November 07, 2018