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Preview of CES 2016 Smart Home Panel with Samsung, Lutron, ADT, Icontrol

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

30 Most Popular Web Stories of 2015: Home Automation Wins Again

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

Lutron Embraces ZigBee with Remote Control for Smart Bulbs & Hubs

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

Surveillance Cameras Bring Outdoor Wildlife Snapshots Inside

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

New Lutron Connect Bridge and App Bring IoT to RadioRA, HomeWorks QS Lighting & Shades

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

Julie Jacobson on the Virtues of ‘Less-Custom’

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

Excellence Compels Recognition: Time to Nominate CE Pro Masters

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

Rent Kevin Durant’s Former Miami Penthouse for $20K

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

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

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