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

Massive Home Automation Survey Reveals Anticipated Growth of 10% in 2019

Thanks in part to new market stability, integrators are seeing a surge of interest in home automation technology.

Dec 13, 2019

ABB Brings Mid-Market Solution to US Integration Channel

Well-suited for single family homes and MDUs, ABB’s smart home solution integrates with brands such as Philips Hue, Sonos, Amazon Alexa, Miele and Home Connect.

May 02, 2019

Dish Gets Native Google Assistant for Voice Control, Home Automation

Dish already works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa for voice control, but now adds native Google for seamless A/V control and home automation via the TV remote. Demo'ing at CES 2019 at the Google booth.

Jan 08, 2019

Where are all the Home Automation Standards at CES 2019?

The IoT and home-automation standards have been pretty quiet around CES 2019, but Z-Wave, ZigBee, OCF (Iotivity), Thread, DECT ULE and others will be there -- some more conspicuous than others.

Jan 06, 2019

JJ Opines: Make our Industry the Smartest Again

CE Pro's Julie Jacobson: The custom home-technology sector invented "home automation" more than 30 years ago, but we haven't kept up with the technologies and business practices that define smart-home deployment today.

Dec 05, 2018