Beyond Matter: The Past, Present and Future of Home Standards

Dave Kaufman reflects on the potential standards have to benefit consumers, professionals and the smart home industry at large.

Feb 03, 2023

I Previewed the New 8K Sony ES Receiver Lineup (and Was Blown Away)

The latest models of Sony's professional grade receiver line offer range, versatility, and most importantly to installers, simplicity.

Feb 03, 2023

Viro Adorns Smart Lighting Fixtures in Beautiful, Handcrafted Crystal

Backed by a quarter century of design expertise, Viro brings intelligent beauty into the smart home.

Feb 02, 2023

Amazon Launches New Ring Products at CES 2023

At CES 2023 Ring introduced its new Car Cam and Peephole Cam, as well as updates for Matter compatibility.

Jan 05, 2023

Voice Assistants Are Stalling. Could a Market Shift be in Progress?

Standalone voice assistants have proven to be largely unprofitable, yet its hard to picture a home without them.

Dec 01, 2022

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Amazon Expected to Bleed $10 Billion from Alexa and Other Devices

Company notes difficulty in monetizing interactions on device; retains “conviction” in pursuing other options.

Nov 23, 2022