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.

Dec 30, 2015

Article LutronZigBee

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?

Dec 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.

Dec 15, 2015

Article CEDIALutron

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.

Nov 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?

Nov 03, 2015

Article LutronMasters

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 Octo

Oct 12, 2015