Video: The Most Daring Poolside Installation of a 75-Inch SunBriteTV

The installers at Architechnology Designs tiptoe precariously around a pool, dodging plants and other dangerous obstacles to install a 75-inch SunBriteTV from SnapAV.

Aug 23, 2018

Alula’s ‘SmartHome Now’ Saves Builders Up Front, Lets Buyers Add Tech Later

Alula Connect+ security and home-automation platform can be installed during construction at very low cost to homebuilder, allowing integration with built-in smart-home tech like Pella Insynctive windows and doors.

Jun 26, 2018

When a ‘Simple’ TV Mounting Job Goes #SoCustom

This simple little corner-mounted TV job took some serious engineering, wall supports, custom metal and a bunch of patchwork by the pros at Cloud9 Smart.

Jun 15, 2018

4 Tips to Beat the A/V Trunkslammers

Custom installation has the worst satisfaction rate of any industry that services the home, probably because the industry is infested with trunkslammers, writes integrator Eric Thies. What are you going to do about it?

Jun 13, 2018

That HUGE Story on Secretive ‘Amazon Home Security Services’

CE Pro's Julie Jacobson conjures up "the big story" on new Amazon Smart Security Services, including an army of licensed alarm installers, Amazon's own central monitoring station, Ring and Zonoff-inspired smart-home services, Amazon Key and more. (Sp

Apr 27, 2018

How a ‘Custom’ Integrator Hangs a TV

Client wanted to replace an old rear-projection TV with a 65-inch OLED. Here’s how a home-technology professional does it. Take THAT, hang-and-bangers!

Mar 23, 2018