All In Ihiji
Can a merger of Control4 and SnapAV, with industry-leading Ihiji and OvrC remote-monitoring platforms, yield a ‘central monitoring station’ model for smart-home pros?
Julie Jacobson · July 2, 2019
SnapAV’s acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn
Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2019
2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018
At the recently completed CEDIA Expo 2018, Marantz introduced its IMAX-enhanced 11.2-channel AV7705 Surround Pre-Processor.
Robert Archer · September 17, 2018
Control4’s Q1 revenues reach $59.1 million and are tracking to hit $275M for the year, CEO Martin Plaehn hints at more acquisitions to come.
Jason Knott · May 4, 2018
After selling Ihiji to Control4 in 2017, co-founder Mike Maniscalco launches Pytheas, a consulting firm.
Julie Jacobson · February 21, 2018
In acquiring Ihiji’s remote monitoring and management system, home automation leader Control4 will eliminate monthly fees for smart-home pros.
Julie Jacobson · January 3, 2018
Networking and smart-home veteran Michael Maniscalco shares insights from American Diabetes Association conference, bemoaning the lack of progress in integrating medical devices with home-automation, which could be a potential life saver.
Michael Maniscalco · October 27, 2017
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) dad outlines DIY project utilizing NightScout, IFTTT, SmartThings and other IoT devices to enable a Dexcom constant glucose monitor to turn on lights when blood glucose reaches critical levels. #singfornicole
Michael Maniscalco · October 3, 2017
OneVision Resources’ new ‘Insider’s Guide to Remote Systems Management’ provides in-depth comparison of Control4’s BakPak, Domotz, Ihiji, and SnapAV’s OvrC Pro.
Jason Knott · August 30, 2017