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Polycab India to Acquire Home Automation Company Silvan Innovation Labs

As Polycab India looks to expand its research and development capabilities, the company has decided to acquire Silvan Innovation Labs for approximately $2.5M.

Andrew Nichols · June 21, 2021

CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis automation companies

Shaking Up Market Share Requires Some Patience

Shifting the CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis leaderboard takes innovation, good timing, reliability and more – like whole-house automation has experienced in the past 15 years.

Arlen Schweiger · June 11, 2021

How Families, Early Adopters, and Market Influencers Impact the Home Tech Space

Research from Parks Associates suggests that home security systems may help boost smart home adoption rates, especially among households with children.

CE Pro Editors · May 14, 2021

Elan Nortek Control system controllers

Elan Intros New System Controllers, Software Update

Fueled by new Elan 8.6 Software, two system controllers from the Nortek Control brand also offer Z-Wave Plus support for expandable resi/commercial installs.

Arlen Schweiger · March 17, 2021

Savant Experience Center showroom virtual demo

Savant Booking Virtual Experience Center Showroom Demo Tours

To aid integrators with smart home sales, education and demonstration, Savant now offers virtual tours of its New York City facility and breadth of technologies.

Arlen Schweiger · October 29, 2020

Smashbox CW Technologies home theater

Smashbox Founder’s Home Gets Much-Needed Tech Makeover

Integrator CW Technologies designed and installed an RTI automation system for cosmetics company founder Davis Factor that operates lights, shades, AV and more.

CE Pro Editors · November 27, 2019

Crestron Horizontal Sheers Provide More Shade Options for Homeowners

Crestron’s new horizontal shades help consumers blend natural light into their home spaces. The horizontal sheers are available in sizes up to 8 feet tall by 8 feet wide.

Robert Archer · January 15, 2018

Crestron Dealers Get Google Assistant for Lighting; Full Smart-Home Voice Controls Up Next

Crestron systems can now integrate Google Assistant to activate lighting controls, and Crestron is working with Google on the second phase of voice control for complete smart-home systems.

Arlen Schweiger · January 11, 2018

Designing an Audio System: From the Home Theater to the Whole House

This free webcast which was originally recorded live on April 26th covers the decisions dealers need to make in designing and specifying home audio systems.

CE Pro Editors · April 10, 2017

The Simplicity of Open Technologies Put into Practice

How to commission an installation with devices from more than 420 manufacturers?

Advertorial · October 04, 2016