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Somfy Systems Releases PoE Touch Panel Room Controller to Improve User Experience

Somfy, a manufacturer of tubular motors for interior window coverings and exterior solar protections, recently announced the launch of Somfy Power over Ethernet (PoE) Touch Panel Room Controller, a new-wave touch screen user interface that provides local room control of motorized shades, draperies and more. Designed for high-end residential to commercial buildings such as hotel […]

CE Pro Editors · June 21, 2021

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Former Pakedge Founders Take Aim at Cloud-based Lighting, UPS with PoEWit

PoEWit is new venture from Victor Pak, Dusan Jankov and Steve Latham bringing cloud-based lighting, switches, UPS, motion sensors and more.

Jason Knott · February 19, 2021

Powershades Debuts PoE Motorized Shades

Powershades Power over Ethernet shades bypass the need for electrical wiring and license and instead rely on Cat 5 wiring for data and power.

Jason Knott · October 09, 2019

MSE SoundTube STNet Switch Optimized for Dante Audio

MSE Audio SoundTube STNet Switch II is a 16-port network switch with PoE designed for use with Dante-enabled digital audio systems.

Robert Archer · July 05, 2019

Texas Bills Require Electrical License to Pull PoE [UPDATED]

Two bills in the Texas legislature would require any wiring carrying more than 50 watts to be pulled by a licensed electrician only. UPDATE: Both bills stuck in committee as Texas legislature adjourned.

Jason Knott · June 24, 2019

PoE Verifier Tool From Ideal Networks Eliminates Installation Guesswork

Testing tool from Ideal Networks measures PoE class, voltage/voltage drop, watts and injector type, making it easy to see how much power is available for PoE devices.

Lisa Montgomery · May 28, 2019

Savant Micro Aperture Powered Architectural Speakers Driven by PoE

Savant’s new active Micro Aperture Powered Architectural Speakers incorporate built-in amplifiers and PoE technologies.

Robert Archer · April 25, 2019

What Do Integrators Want in Outdoor Technology?

CE Pro’s Outdoor Technology Study reveals integrators’ product feature wishes. Dealers averaged 12 outdoor projects for $5,575 each in 2018.

Jason Knott · April 01, 2019

Luxul Managed Gigabit Switch Features Power Scheduling, Port Auto Recovery

The Luxul XMS-1208P Managed Gigabit Switch is now available for integrators looking for enterprise-grade switches, with the company’s AMX-1816P switch due to ship later this month.

Robert Archer · January 02, 2019

Just Add Power Point-to-Point PoE Transmitter Supports Dolby Atmos and 4K

The new Just Add Power Point-to-Point PoE Transmitter simplifies signal connections to expedite system installations and features support for Dolby Atmos and UltraHD.

Robert Archer · December 06, 2018