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.

Dec 11, 2020

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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

Nov 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.

Jul 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.

Nov 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.

Mar 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.

Jan 01, 2017