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Amazon Alexa Guard Sound-Detection Turns Echo into Smart Security System

Alexa Guard works with smart home platforms by ADT and Ring to arm/disarm systems, control lighting, receive fire/life-safety alerts and more.

Rodney Bosch · May 16, 2019

Hisense Unveils a Full Lineup of Sub-$1,000 ULED Android TVs

Competitive features of new line of Hisense TVs include DCI-P3 color space, Dolby Vision and HDR10.

Lisa Montgomery · May 15, 2019

Save Time on Installations With Wi-Fi-Enabled Smart Timer

Thanks to its use of three pre-programmed templates, Intermatic’s Ascend Smart In-Wall Timer can help save integrators significant time when installing smart lighting systems.

Andrew Nichols · May 08, 2019

ABB Brings Mid-Market Solution to US Integration Channel

Well-suited for single family homes and MDUs, ABB’s smart home solution integrates with brands such as Philips Hue, Sonos, Amazon Alexa, Miele and Home Connect.

CE Pro Editors · May 02, 2019

Denon Unveils Three New A/V Receivers Equipped with Dolby Atmos, HEOS, Alexa Control

Key Features of S-Series AVRs include enhanced audio return channel, Atmos, party mode, Audyssey calibration, and more.

Lisa Montgomery · May 02, 2019

Smart Home Deep Dive: Profiling a Typical Smart Home Installation

CE Pro’s Smart Home Deep Dive Study reveals number and types of interfaces, room placement, pricing, margin, manhours, and brand preference for smart home installations

Jason Knott · May 02, 2019

$699 Marantz Hi-Res Network CD Receiver Streams Via Alexa, Google Assistant

M-CR612 Hi-Res Network CD Receiver from Marantz delivers voice-controllable playback from digital and analog sources.

Lisa Montgomery · May 01, 2019

Hands On: Yamaha XDA-QS5400RK Packs Power and Features

The Yamaha XDA-QS5400RK delivers four independent zones of audio and some unique features that complement today’s lifestyles.

Robert Archer · April 29, 2019

Sony Announces 2019 MASTER Series TV Pricing and Availability

Announced earlier this year, the new Sony MASTER Series products will be available in May/June 2019 at a range of price points.

Robert Archer · April 24, 2019

SnapAV’s Big ISC Surprise: Self-Contained Security, Home Automation System With OvrC

New Clare One UL-listed security and home automation system will integrate with third-party home controllers, incorporate SnapAV services including OvrC.

Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2019