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Report: 57% of IoT Devices Vulnerable to Severe Attack

A recent uptick in cybersecurity attacks are linked directly to Internet-of-Things devices such as intercom systems and security cameras. Here’s how to keep customers safe.

CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2020

Channeling Mr. Spock: Are $200 Installs Coming?

Integrators may have expected serious downward pricing pressures now that smart homes are more mainstream, but so far the industry has defied all logic.

Jason Knott · March 04, 2020

Are Smart Locks Ready for Widespread Adoption?

While smart locks may be the new hotness for IoT, integrators and consumers should ask a few key questions before committing to the technology.

CE Pro Editors · February 20, 2020

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Panasonic Miraie Smart Home Platform Debuts in India

Panasonic Miraie is the company’s new Connected Living Solution in India targeting appliances, door locks, audio, video, motorized shades and more.

Jason Knott · February 18, 2020

Goodman Networks Makes National Smart Home Market Play

Goodman Networks launches national consumer electronics/IoT installation services with 2,000 technicians targeting $200 average installations.

Jason Knott · January 24, 2020

ISE 2020 Demonstrates the Strategic Importance of AV

There are considerable grounds for optimism when the pro AV industry converges once again on Amsterdam in February. Here is an overview of some of the technologies driving market growth.

CE Pro Editors · January 21, 2020

Wyze DIY Surveillance Cameras Breached: Are Pro Devices More Secure?

DIY surveillance cameras (and other smart home devices) get hacked all the time. Today, Ring/Amazon is being sued for weak cybersecurity provisions, and just a few days ago Wyze notified customers that its cameras have been breached (notice below). All bad news, of course, but par for the course. A more interesting angle comes from […]

Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2019

Z-Wave to Become More Open Home-Automation Standard with Multiple Technology Providers

Silicon Labs is putting forth a real effort to open up Z-Wave, with plans to create a multi-source wireless standard available to all.

Julie Jacobson · December 20, 2019

Designers and Integrators Can Trust Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove to Wow Homeowners

Integrators, builders, and designers should look to Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove to provide practical, purpose-built and IoT-ready products for their most important projects.

CE Pro Editors · December 20, 2019

UL IoT Safety Rating System Aims to Set Cybersecurity Bar

As new laws in California and Oregon are set to take effect, the UL IoT Safety Rating System offers manufacturers 7 categories of test specifications.

Jason Knott · December 19, 2019