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Crestron Dealers Get Google Assistant for Lighting; Full Smart-Home Voice Controls Up Next

Crestron systems can now integrate Google Assistant to activate lighting controls, and Crestron is working with Google on the second phase of voice control for complete smart-home systems.

Arlen Schweiger · January 11, 2018

HTSA Pushes Lighting Design & Fixtures as Next Big Profit Play for Integrators

Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) plans to disrupt ‘convoluted and almost crooked’ lighting design and fixture business; buying group picks up Ketra, Q-Tran, Lightology, DMF Lighting.

Jason Knott · October 27, 2017

Asking the Right Questions for the Perfect Lighting Installation

Or in short: How to become a lighting expert within 1 hour.

Advertorial · May 24, 2017

Adding ‘Smart Fixtures’ to Your Lighting Control Business Mix

Boston-area integrator System 7 and 5-Star Lutron Showroom lighting fixture retailer Wolfers combine forces due to solve the massive incompatibility problems between lighting fixtures, bulbs and controls.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2017

Replacing Savant’s LiteTouch Lighting Control System: How Much Will it Cost?

Since home automation vendor Savant its killing LiteTouch hardwired lighting-control, we look to Vantage, Crestron, Lutron and others for replacements. Customer wants to know: how much it will cost?

Julie Jacobson · July 23, 2015

#TBT: Creating a Dazzling Dome Display Using 4 Projectors

In this edition of Throwback Thursday, see how with home used projectors, lights and control, DSI created a 35-foot-wide ceiling dome that displays images from abstract color patterns to clouds to blazing sunsets.

Lisa Montgomery · July 22, 2015

Savant Kills LiteTouch; Lutron to the Rescue; Debating Hardwired Lighting Control

Three years after acquiring lighting control manufacturer LiteTouch from Nortek, home automation leader Savant kills the platform, leaving long-time dealers in a quandary, and hopeful for a Lutron or Vantage replacement. (Julie Jacobson, CE Pro)

Julie Jacobson · July 14, 2015