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Why Integrators Should Check Out Virtual International Builders Show

Integrators may not think much about the new home construction market, but this year’s International Builders Show will feature plenty of smart home technology worth inspecting.

CE Pro Editors · January 31, 2021

2021 Design & Construction Week Moves to Virtual Event

The 2021 International Builders’ Show and the 2021 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show will both be moving to a virtual show platform as a result of ongoing coronavirus-related travel concerns.

CE Pro Editors · October 12, 2020

Why Racepoint/Savant Home Automation Acquired Noon Smart Lighting

Savant shows tight integration with Noon smart lighting at IBS and KBIS 2020 in CEDIA Pavilion.

Julie Jacobson · January 22, 2020

Leviton’s New Wi-Fi Load Center: ‘No One Else’ Integrates Breakers, Lighting, Energy, Automation

Leviton’s new IoT Load Center is a circuit box with snap-in breakers (no rewiring necessary) and Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring, diagnostics and control via Leviton smart-home app.

Julie Jacobson · March 25, 2019

Bosch, Thermador Open Smart-Appliance APIs for Home Automation Integration

BSH opens Home Connect APIs for integrating Bosch, Thermador and Siemens smart appliances with third-party home-automation systems and culinary service providers.

Julie Jacobson · March 19, 2019

Coolest Smart Kitchen Technology From CES, KBIS, IBS

Now that CES 2019, KBIS, and IBS are all wrapped up, there are some innovative smart kitchen gadgets integrators should keep an eye on.

Andrew Nichols · March 05, 2019

‘Cordless Kitchen’ Gets Real this Year with 2.2kw Qi for Appliances

KBIS/IBS 2019: The Qi wireless power standard for cellphones gets a wattage upgrade to power kitchen appliances with no cords, but prices could be steep.

Julie Jacobson · February 26, 2019

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

IBS 2019: SnapAV becomes sole distributor of Clare Controls affordable Z-Wave home-automation system, distributes Alula security products, incorporates into OvrC.

Julie Jacobson · February 21, 2019

Control4 Tiny Home Packs Smart Controls Into 250 Square-Feet

During the International Builders Show 2019, Control4 unveiled its version of a tiny home packed with smart lighting, intelligent appliances, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Andrew Nichols · February 20, 2019

Turnkey Home Theaters from $69,000: Can Rayva Save the Category?

Recently launched by several A/V industry luminaries, Rayva showed an impressive home theater at IBS 2017, pitching turnkey rooms that start at $69k and go well into six figures.

Julie Jacobson · January 24, 2017