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CEO: Despite New Remote, Savant is not About the DIY Mass-Market

Savant CEO William Lynch says the company’s new $499 DIY remote, now available at BestBuy.com, is not part of a bigger strategy to sell mass-market home automation.

Julie Jacobson · July 26, 2016

Who Are Your Target Customers?

Exclusive consumer research from CE Pro breaks down the target customer for Home Technology Professionals in terms of home size, income, home value, gender and age.

Jason Knott · February 02, 2016

DIY vs Pro Monitored Home Security: How Law Enforcement Responds to 911 Calls

Controversy brews over the DIY and MIY (monitor-it-yourself) market for home security versus systems that are professionally installed and monitored by a central station. Detective H.W. “Robbie” Robinson comments on police response to alarms and 911 emergency calls.

Julie Jacobson · November 09, 2015

Finding a Winning DIY Strategy in Small Retail Stores

Florida-based custom integration firm Five Smooth Stones has a dual focus on production homebuilders and converting DIYers via its two small-footprint retail stores.

Jason Knott · November 03, 2015

Top 5 Home Tech Trends and Opportunities for 2014

How will these soaring categories affect your business in 2014? We take a closer look at high-resolution audio, mass-market home automation, Cloud video surveillance, more sensor opportunities, and automated door locks.

Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2014