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Leviton’s New Wi-Fi Load Center: ‘No One Else’ Integrates Breakers, Lighting, Energy, Automation

Leviton’s new IoT Load Center is a circuit box with snap-in breakers (no rewiring necessary) and Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring, diagnostics and control via Leviton smart-home app.

Julie Jacobson · March 25, 2019

Bosch, Thermador Open Smart-Appliance APIs for Home Automation Integration

BSH opens Home Connect APIs for integrating Bosch, Thermador and Siemens smart appliances with third-party home-automation systems and culinary service providers.

Julie Jacobson · March 19, 2019

Coolest Smart Kitchen Technology From CES, KBIS, IBS

Now that CES 2019, KBIS, and IBS are all wrapped up, there are some innovative smart kitchen gadgets integrators should keep an eye on.

Andrew Nichols · March 5, 2019

‘Cordless Kitchen’ Gets Real this Year with 2.2kw Qi for Appliances

KBIS/IBS 2019: The Qi wireless power standard for cellphones gets a wattage upgrade to power kitchen appliances with no cords, but prices could be steep.

Julie Jacobson · February 26, 2019

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

IBS 2019: SnapAV becomes sole distributor of Clare Controls affordable Z-Wave home-automation system, distributes Alula security products, incorporates into OvrC.

Julie Jacobson · February 21, 2019

Control4 Tiny Home Packs Smart Controls Into 250 Square-Feet

During the International Builders Show 2019, Control4 unveiled its version of a tiny home packed with smart lighting, intelligent appliances, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Andrew Nichols · February 20, 2019

Turnkey Home Theaters from $69,000: Can Rayva Save the Category?

Recently launched by several A/V industry luminaries, Rayva showed an impressive home theater at IBS 2017, pitching turnkey rooms that start at $69k and go well into six figures.

Julie Jacobson · January 24, 2017

Brink’s Launches $249 Smart Lock to Complement Hands-Free Door Knobs

Hampton Products debuts the $249 Brink’s ARRAY smart deadbolt lock which will be sold direct, via retail and through professional installation. Lock is Wi-Fi-based with advanced features to extend battery life.

Jason Knott · January 20, 2017

Builders Show 2017 in Tweets: @CEDIA #JJTakeover

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson takes over the @CEDIA Twitter account during IBS 2017. Here’s the show in Tweets, including gems from Panasonic, Legrand. Rayva, OneLink and the home-builder community. #JJTakeover

Julie Jacobson · January 13, 2017

IoT Candles, Vacuum Laundry Chute and Other Super-Cool ‘Technologies’ at IBS 2017

Beyond traditional smart-home products, we spied some other interesting home technologies at the 2017 Builders Show – magnetic laundry vents, interchangeable electrical outlets, IoT candles ….

Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2017

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