All In Lennar
Amazon partners with national homebuilder Lennar to create Alexa-enabled smart homes in select cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.
CE Pro Editors · May 9, 2018
When paired with Lennar’s decision to utilize Amazon Home Services for installation, the builder’s sharp reduction in low voltage cabling reinforces the notion that it sees a traditional path to the smart home, the CEDIA channel, as outdated.
Joseph Kolchinsky · August 2, 2017
Lennar is reportedly shedding traditional IoT products and ‘CEDIA’ installers in favor of wireless DIY home automation systems installed by Amazon Smart Home Services.
Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2017
Most home-tech experts applaud Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ program, but not the builder’s mostly-wireless approach to the smart home. Still, some pros defend the homebuilder for being ‘progressive thinkers.’
Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2017
Lennar’s commitment to ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ homes is a ‘great start’, but tech industry criticizes #2 builder for nixing future-ready wiring in 25,000+ new homes per year.
Julie Jacobson · July 7, 2017
Best Buy is going to sell a packaged solution of Media Center plus home automation by Lifeware. Literally, it’s a package — a box that is shipped to the customer and later installed by Best Buy. We have all the details and plenty of opinions on the matter.
Julie Jacobson · December 25, 2006