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NPD Group: ‘Historic Period of Growth’ for Smart Home Coming

NPD researcher tells HTSA that smart home will grow by 20% each of the next 3 years led by premium smart home products and services. Google, Amazon partnerships vital.

Jason Knott · October 29, 2018

$599 HP Chromebook Fulfills Public’s Appetite for Chrome OS Devices

With more consumers embracing Chrome OS devices, the new HP Chromebook x360 14 provides consumers with hybrid computing solutions.

Robert Archer · October 17, 2018

The Day After: Catch up on Breaking News from Google/Nest Oct. 10

Hold this date: Oct. 10, 2018. You won’t want to miss a one-on-one conversation with CE Pro founding editor Julie Jacobson and Google exec Michele Turner … one day after the companies make their big Fall 2018 new-product announcements.

CE Pro Editors · October 08, 2018

Voice Control at CEDIA 2018 – Latest on Alexa, Google, Bixby, Sonos, Josh

Latest in voice control for the smart home will be revealed at CEDIA Expo 2018, including new technologies from Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung Bixby and Josh.ai.

Julie Jacobson · August 28, 2018

Apple Joins Mesh Networking Group Thread as HomeKit Rumors Swirl

The rumor mill is reaching peak production this week, as Apple bolsters its mesh networking by joining Thread Group.

Andrew Nichols · August 10, 2018

40% of All ADT Clients Now Use ADT Pulse

ADT reports 6% revenue boost and 73% of all new customers opt for ADT Pulse smart home automation. Pigeonholes Google, Amazon DIY security offerings as suitable for ‘renters.’

Jason Knott · August 10, 2018

CTA Mid-2018 Report: Smart Speakers, 4K TVs to Reach $17B+ in Combined Revenue

The Consumer Technology Association released its ‘U.S Consumer Technology Sales and Forecasts’ report, which suggests 4K UHD TVs will be the top revenue maker for residential A/V pros.

CE Pro Editors · August 01, 2018

Get Ready for Google Assistant Smart Displays, Starting with Lenovo

Lenovo Smart Display ($199) is first Google Assistant with a screen — ideal for consumers married to the Google ecosystem, including Maps, Calendar, Nest, Android phones, Duo video calling, Android Things and more.

Andrew Nichols · July 30, 2018

CEDIA Tech Talks to Address Opportunities, Pain Points

Inaugural CEDIA Tech Talks presented by CE Pro to cover home battery power, emerging IoT opportunities, and profitability advice.

CE Pro Editors · July 24, 2018

Microsoft President Wants Facial Recognition Regulated

In a blog post, Microsoft president Brad Smith emplores Congress to create a bipartisan expert commision to regulate the use of facial recognition technologies.

CE Pro Editors · July 19, 2018