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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.

CE Pro Editors · June 25, 2019

IFTTT Competitor and CEDIA Keynoter Stringify Kills Home Automation App

After acquisition, Comcast kills Stringify app, which is ‘much better’ than IFTTT as an if/then home-automation engine; company recommends IFTTT and Yonomi IoT platforms instead. [grumpy baby]

Julie Jacobson · April 09, 2019

Comcast Makes Big Game Experience Easier to Access Via Voice Controls

Comcast is helping its cable TV subscribers to get the most from their big-game experience by showcasing the voice-control capabilities of its X1 voice remote control.

Robert Archer · January 31, 2019

Comcast Xfinity Rolls Out MDU Smart Home Program

Cable giant Comcast packages smart home devices, services to create ‘simple solution to an advanced network’ for multi-dwelling unit (MDU) developers.

CE Pro Editors · January 15, 2018

Sony, Comcast Integrate Xfinity App into Sony Android TVs

Comcast Xfinity subscribers can access their cable subscriptions from the Xfinity TV app on Sony Android TVs to eliminating set-top boxes (STBs).

Robert Archer · November 14, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Voice Control Brands

Not surprisingly, Amazon’s Alexa dominates the voice control market, followed by Apple’s Siri, Savant, Google and Comcast.

Robert Archer · June 15, 2017

Who Will Own the Home Cybersecurity Market – Security Dealers, Home-Automation Pros, Comcast?

If traditional home-automation integrators don’t get into the network-security business, it will be grabbed by companies like ADT, Comcast/Xfinity, Best Buy/Magnolia and a host of other competitors eager to own the smart home.

Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017

Comcast Introduces Xfinity xFi to Personalize, Manage and Control the Home Wi-Fi Experience

Available now to 10 million Xfinity Internet customers at no extra charge, xFi gives customers unprecedented visibility and control over one of the most important technologies in their home.

CE Pro Editors · May 08, 2017

The Future of Comcast’s Xfinity Home: Security and IoT after Icontrol Acquisition

Xfinity Home leader Dan Herscovici to discuss Comcast’s strategy for security and home automation at ISC West 2017, plus life after the Icontrol acquisition.

Julie Jacobson · April 05, 2017

Comcast Delays 4K Rollout Due to HDR Issues, Lagging Behind OTT and OTA

Comcast says the recent push to include HDR into 4K, as well as the slow development of standards such as the 10-bit HEVC codec are forcing it to take a cautious approach with new set-top boxes (STBs).

Robert Archer · March 24, 2017