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Blackwire Announces Ring Events Driver

Blackwire, has introduced the Ring Events Driver for Elan home automation systems. The newly announced product is an addition to the company’s existing drivers for Control4 and URC systems. With this driver, integrators will be able to use push-button and motion events from Ring devices and integrate them into their Elan projects. This direct, official […]

Robert Archer · March 24, 2021

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CE Pro Podcast #36: Level Up Your Luxury Client Experience Game

Matt Montgomery of TYM Smart Homes & Home Theaters, Just Add Power’s Taft Stricklin and Cody Crossland of distributor BlackWire Designs shed light on dealing with VIPs.

Arlen Schweiger · December 11, 2020

Blackwire Designs Releases Yamaha CIS Driver

According to Blackwire Designs, commercial installs are now easier. The new Yamaha CIS MTX Universal Driver from by Blackwire allows integrators of any level to use Control4 systems and Yamaha MTX DSPs together in their commercial projects. The two-way driver allows for audio matrix and zone volume control while providing the ability to mix in microphones into […]

Robert Archer · November 11, 2020

Twizzlers, Nerds, Hand Sanitizer & Sennheiser Soundbar To Go?

Distributor Blackwire Designs adds COVID-19 PPE supplies to every shipment to integrators, along with its long-time tradition of including sugary snacks.

Jason Knott · July 30, 2020

Integrator Kris Hogg Reviews Neeo Remote: It’s Great if you Understand Limitations

Longtime CEDIA integrator Kris Hogg dives into Neeo remote and home-control system, saying it’s a fine product with lots of promise if you temper expectations. Bugs with Sonos, Philips Hue, Fire TV sure to be addressed.

Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2017

Control4 Gets Emojis for Home Automation Activities: ‘Kiss-Kiss’ for Romance Mode?

BlackWire launches emoji driver for Control4 home automation systems, wooing Millennials with icons they know and love.

Julie Jacobson · March 31, 2017

Control4 Finally Integrates Directly with Ring Video Doorbell … Sort Of

BlackWire introduces Ring Events Driver for Contro4 home automation systems, integrating motion sensing and doorbell presses directly (no cloud required), but not yet video.

Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2017