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Biophilia: Nature Sounds vs. White Noise for Productivity and Wellness

Smart-home technologists and commercial integrators should wake up to the sounds of spring water — not white noise — for quelling distractions and improving productivity and well-being.

Julie Jacobson · June 18, 2019

What Recession? CE Pro Mid-Year Report Predicts Growth for Second Half of 2019

So much for the predicted recession in 2019… integrators report 5% to 10% growth in first half of year, with stronger growth predicted. Hot product categories predicted.

Jason Knott · June 12, 2019

Control4, Crestron, Savant Top Home-Automation Charts – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis 2019

Julie Jacobson analyzes data from CE Pro 100 Brand Surveys in the home-automation category, from 2014 to 2019.

Julie Jacobson · June 03, 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

Best and Worst States for Amazon Package Theft

Study reveals Wyoming, Vermont and California are the worst states per capita for Amazon package theft. Mississippi is the safest. December and November months have highest theft rates.

Jason Knott · March 22, 2019

Report: 16% of US Households Plan to Buy Standalone Smart Security Products

According to Parks Associates, twice as many consumers intend to purchase a standalone security product instead of a professionally monitored system in the next 12 months.

CE Pro Editors · March 14, 2019

8K, Smart Home Set to Dominate at CES 2019

Smart home is taking center stage at CES 2019, along with 8K. New CTA data predicts 23% growth in smart home products.

Jason Knott · January 08, 2019

Research: 46% of U.S. Households Have No Plans to Purchase Smart Home Devices

Smart-home tech might be hot, but almost half of broadband households don’t want it … unless it helps them save money, according to research from Parks Associates.

CE Pro Editors · January 04, 2019

Top 50 Cities for Amazon Package Theft

Research: San Francisco and Seattle are most frequent cities for Amazon package theft by ‘porch pirates’ and offer strongest potential to install front doorbell camera systems.

Jason Knott · December 26, 2018

Research: 28% of U.S Households Use Smart Speakers to Control Smart Home Products

According to Parks Associates, U.S broadband households are starting to prefer using a smart speaker with built-in voice assistant tech to control smart home devices.

CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2018