All In Ring
Lennar is reportedly shedding traditional IoT products and ‘CEDIA’ installers in favor of wireless DIY home automation systems installed by Amazon Smart Home Services.
Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2017
Lennar’s commitment to ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ homes is a ‘great start’, but tech industry criticizes #2 builder for nixing future-ready wiring in 25,000+ new homes per year.
Julie Jacobson · July 07, 2017
Lennar’s Wi-Fi Certified Home Designs will include Ruckus Wi-Fi, Amazon Echo, Samsung SmartThings and other smart home brands like Ring, Honeywell, Lutron and Sonos.
Lisa Montgomery · June 21, 2017
Arguably the most recognizable name in the video doorbells category, Ring, leads the way with 37 dealers. Following close behind is DoorBird before a steep dropoff to Skybell, Channel Vision and Control4.
Robert Archer · June 16, 2017
Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff claims ADT feels threatened by Ring’s Wi-Fi doorbells after Ring hired the entire team of Zonoff home-automation platform developers.
Julie Jacobson · May 04, 2017
ADT claims former Zonoff CEO Mike Harris misappropriated home-automation assets, transferring them to smart-doorbell maker Ring when the IoT technology actually belonged to ADT. Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff says claims are “ridiculous.”
Julie Jacobson · May 02, 2017
Smart-doorbell maker Ring snaps up 75 former Zonoff employees, assembling powerful team of home-automation veterans.
Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2017
Dealers discuss DIY smart-home movement at Azione conference, debate whether to embrace the new IoT marketplace or cling to traditional custom home-technology models.
Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2017
Denon’s DN-300Z is a ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of audio, Philips makes a 4K HDR Blu-ray player, every dealer should carry doorbell cameras in their vans … and more from distributor Capitol Sales at CEDIA 2016.
Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2016
Eero, Plex, Mass Fidelity, Ring and so many other DIY-centric smart-home manufacturers are attending CEDIA 2016 to grab the mindshare of installation pros. Here’s why.
Julie Jacobson · September 13, 2016