All In Lutron
Sneak preview of Smart Home session at CES 2016, covering home automation challenges and successes in interoperability, security and privacy, sales and marketing, product development and user experience.
Julie Jacobson · January 04, 2016
Home automation standards, low-voltage DC power distribution, IoT at retail and the demise of VIA International grabbed CE Pro page views in 2015.
Julie Jacobson · December 30, 2015
Famous for its proprietary ClearConnect RF technology, Lutron is entering the ZigBee home automation fray with the Connected Bulb Remote Control for smart bulbs. Is there a connection to Philips Hue?
Julie Jacobson · December 28, 2015
Innerspace Electronics installed 29 IC Realtime security cameras to display outdoor wildlife images on the TVs inside this 14,000-square-foot home.
Lisa Montgomery · December 15, 2015
Introduced at CEDIA Expo 2015, Connect Bridge is Lutron’s third IoT gateway, but first for its pro-oriented lighting controls HomeWorks QS and Radio Ra 2; adds geo-fencing, cloud-based home automation integration, user customization.
Julie Jacobson · November 17, 2015
If more integrators sold less-custom systems that could be replicated from dealer to dealer, could customer accounts be bought and sold like they can in the security industry?
Julie Jacobson · November 03, 2015
CE Pro Masters nominations are being accepted for career CE folks who quietly moved up the ladder of success over the past decades and made an honest living, but haven’t occupied the corner office or focused on self promotion. Nominations due by October 30.
Chuck Schneider · October 12, 2015
NBA superstar Kevin Durant sold his Miami penthouse in May. Now the new owner is renting the Biscayne Bay luxury residence for $20,000 per month.
Jessica Camerato · August 04, 2015
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
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