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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.

Jan 24, 2017

Brink’s Launches $249 Smart Lock to Complement Hands-Free Door Knobs

Hampton Products debuts the $249 Brink's ARRAY smart deadbolt lock which will be sold direct, via retail and through professional installation. Lock is Wi-Fi-based with advanced features to extend battery life.

Jan 20, 2017


Builders Show 2017 in Tweets: @CEDIA #JJTakeover

CE Pro's Julie Jacobson takes over the @CEDIA Twitter account during IBS 2017. Here's the show in Tweets, including gems from Panasonic, Legrand. Rayva, OneLink and the home-builder community. #JJTakeover

Jan 13, 2017

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IoT Candles, Vacuum Laundry Chute and Other Super-Cool ‘Technologies’ at IBS 2017

Beyond traditional smart-home products, we spied some other interesting home technologies at the 2017 Builders Show – magnetic laundry vents, interchangeable electrical outlets, IoT candles ….

Jan 12, 2017

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Smart-Home Hangover May Push Builders to More Established Home-Tech Brands

IBS 2017: Smart-home technology has burned home-builders in the past. Now that they're embracing it again, will they lean on the home-technology establishment, including product providers and installers?

Jan 10, 2017