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Review: Kwikset Convert Z-Wave Smart Lock is Ideal for Retrofit, Rentals

Kwikset Convert is a Z-Wave connected smart lock that replaces an interior deadbolt but uses the existing exterior lock hardware.

CE Pro Editors · April 02, 2019

CES 2019: Wi-Fi Looked Like a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

Even the most faithful Z-Wave, ZigBee and BLE adopters went W-Fi with new home-automation devices at CES 2019. Adios IoT hubs?

Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2019

Kwikset Introduces Halo Smart Locks at CES 2019

The company’s first Wi-Fi smart locks are designed to connect directly to an existing Wi-Fi router and smartphone to create a hubless security option.

CE Pro Editors · January 08, 2019

DR Horton, KB Homes: How Big Production Builders Deploy Smart-Home Technology Today

Mass-market DIY home automation systems work for production homes, but should be deployed with ‘white-glove’ service, and supported after the fact: ‘Connected Home’ panel with DR Horton and KB Homes

Rodney Bosch · December 12, 2018

40% of All ADT Clients Now Use ADT Pulse

ADT reports 6% revenue boost and 73% of all new customers opt for ADT Pulse smart home automation. Pigeonholes Google, Amazon DIY security offerings as suitable for ‘renters.’

Jason Knott · August 10, 2018

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.

CE Pro Editors · June 07, 2018

Even More Highlights From ISC West

ISC West is chock full of companies vying for your time, so here’s another group of worthwhile booths and things to see.

Andrew Nichols · April 13, 2018

ISC West: Julie Jacobson’s Must-See Booths

A roundup of all things ISC West, be sure to check out these tweets to know what to prioritize before leaving the show floor.

Andrew Nichols · April 13, 2018

Lennar’s New Home-Automation Paradigm: Embracing Amazon Smart Home Services

Lennar is reportedly shedding traditional IoT products and ‘CEDIA’ installers in favor of wireless DIY home automation systems installed by Amazon Smart Home Services.

Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2017

Ce Pro 100 Names Top Access Control Brands

The access control category has exploded. Control4 nearly triples its total, while Savant does triple its tally.

Robert Archer · June 16, 2017