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Imagining a Universal Tech-Support Platform for Smart-Home Pros

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

Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

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

Top 2018 Home Tech Mergers & Acquisitions: IoT, Security, Smart Home, A/V, CE

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

$2,199 Marantz 4K Surround Pre-Processor is IMAX Enhanced Certified, Dolby Atmos Ready

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 Q1 Revenues Up 18%; More Acquisitions to Come

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

Ihiji co-founder Mike Maniscalco Launches Consulting Firm

After selling Ihiji to Control4 in 2017, co-founder Mike Maniscalco launches Pytheas, a consulting firm.

Julie Jacobson · February 21, 2018

Control4 Acquires Ihiji, Will Drop Recurring Fees for Remote Network Management

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

Smart-Home Lessons from Diabetes Conference: Networks Matter, Regulation Thwarts Progress

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

T1D Diabetes IFTTT Project: Turn on Lights if Blood Glucose Levels are Critical

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

Comparing Control4 BakPak, Domotz, Ihiji and SnapAV OvrC Pro

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

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