5 Key Smart Home Developments in 2021

The smart home market is ready to surge in 2022 thanks to these key developments over the course of 2021.

Dec 17, 2021

‘Father of Home Automation’ Joe Freeman Dies at 88

Joe Freeman, principal of consulting and research firm J.P. Freeman & Company, has passed away at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife, four children and two sisters.

Dec 13, 2021

URC and Allterco Robotics Partner to Integrate Shelly Products via Total Control

Through the partnership, Allterco's flagship brand Shelly is launching a line of smart home automation products capable of controlling lighting, climate, shades/drapes, and more.

Nov 09, 2021

Kwikset to Highlight Home Connect 620 Smart Lock at ISC West

Latest sleek smart lock from Kwikset incorporates Z-Wave 700 chip & SmartStart; Home Connect 620 first in Home Connect solutions line.

Jul 14, 2021

CE Pro Podcast #55: Nortek Control Expands Elan Capabilities, SpeakerCraft Subs

Nortek Control’s Jeff Shaw joins the CE Pro Podcast to cover the latest Elan, SpeakerCraft, BlueBOLT product news and more.

May 07, 2021

50% of US Households Now Own Smart Devices

Data from The NPD Group shows consumers have a heightened interest in smart security, smart lighting, and home automation technology, leading to boosted adoption rates nationwide.

Feb 23, 2021