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Savant and USAI Lighting Team Up to Bring Easy Control to Color-Changing Light Fixtures

Savant controls tie into USAI lighting fixtures, providing customers easy regulation of lighting color and temperature.

Lisa Montgomery · May 10, 2018

Leon Speakers Acquires Terra Speakers – Boosts Commercial, Outdoor and Lighting Products

Acquisition of Terra Speakers gives Leon a big boost in custom audio for commercial and outdoor applications; made-in-America companies plan to ‘create a brand new category’ in lighting and sound.

Julie Jacobson · May 01, 2018

Lutron to Acquire ‘Natural Light’ Maker Ketra

Lutron takes its first-ever step into light source/bulb manufacturing with agreement to buy Ketra’s ‘natural light’ solutions that emulate daylight in interior spaces.

Jason Knott · April 17, 2018

Why SnapAV, Lutron Partnership is Such a Big Deal for Smart Home Channel

Way beyond a “distribution deal,” the partnership between Lutron and SnapAV is an ambitious effort to expand the lighting-control universe, and to extend the ecosystem of OvrC-enabled managed services for the home-technology channel.

Julie Jacobson · April 05, 2018

LumaStream Aims to Simplify ‘Complex’ LED Lighting Fixture Channel

Low-voltage lighting fixture manufacturer LumaStream sees ‘exponential’ growth in CE pro channel for margin-laden LED lighting fixtures, design service.

Jason Knott · February 19, 2018

Lutron’s ‘Hi-Fi Lighting’ Automates both Color Temperature and Brightness for Best Daylighting

At ISE 2018, Lutron shows “two-channel” lighting to control both color temperature and intensity for optimal daylight simulation.

Julie Jacobson · February 06, 2018

Control4’s New $350 Home Automation Hub: Affordable, Powerful IoT, No A/V

At ISE 2018, Control4 introduces most affordable smart-home controller yet: CA-1 with Wi-Fi, ZigBee, optional Z-Wave targets production-home builders.

Julie Jacobson · February 05, 2018

Ring Settles with ADT in Zonoff Lawsuit, Acquires Lighting Co., Plans Spring Launch of Ring Alarm

CES 2018: Ring reportedly settles with ADT in Zonoff lawsuit for $25 million, plans to launch super-cheap ‘Ring Alarm’ security system soon, adds Z-Wave sensors, acquires Mr. Beams (Wireless Environment, LLC).

Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2018

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