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Inside a PGA Golfer’s Smart Home: Control From the Course, Outdoor Entertainment

Pro golfer Austin Cook can now control his home while traveling thanks to a new smart home setup that includes 39 speakers, Elan touch panels, and surveillance cameras.

CE Pro Editors · October 17, 2019

SnapAV’s Distributor Acquisitions: The Amazon of Home Tech Channel?

SnapAV CEO John Heyman on acquiring regional distributors: ‘Literally’ no other place where dealers can get all the best home-technology products, plus stellar back-end support.

Julie Jacobson · April 03, 2019

Mountain Heritage Systems 40-Year Integration Strategy: Constant Change!

From installing industrial-strength controllers for ski resorts to tricking out an old-western saloon, Mountain Heritage Systems maintains a diverse log of projects and embraces change—a formula that’s kept the company going from for four decades.

Lisa Montgomery · October 03, 2018

HTSA Touts Home Wellness as Next Big Thing in Lighting, IAQ, Acoustics, Home Automation

Don’t call it a buying group; the Home Technology Specialists of America ‘trade consortium’ welcomes record attendance to its spring conference, where emerging technology such as Delos’ DARWIN home health/wellness platform, energy management were highlighted.

Arlen Schweiger · April 10, 2018

Hacking 101: Why Video Surveillance Should be Left to the Pros

When selling video surveillance systems to would-be DIYs, remind customers it’s not just physical security to consider, but also data security, given all the cybersecurity hacks out there, especially through IP cameras.

Julie Jacobson · November 15, 2017

Luma’s Network Monitoring and Tech Support Service Is Only $5 a Month

Luma Guardian is a low-cost VPN service, antivirus, Internet speed monitor and tech support line all in one. And one-time Dos Equis pitchman, ‘Most Interesting Man in the World,’ Jonathan Goldsmith will make sure everyone knows it.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 21, 2017

Lessons from DIY Networking: Solid Apps, Great Features, Cool Designs

The home-technology integration channel could learn some things from DIY routers and apps, especially when it comes to industrial design.

Julie Jacobson · December 08, 2016

Manage SnapAV’s Luma Surveillance IP Cameras Remotely Via OvrC

Luma IP cameras feature SnapAV’s Smart Motion technology that enables enhanced intrusion alerts to reduce false alarms as well as continuous and event recording.

Robert Archer · November 10, 2016