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Why SnapAV, Lutron Partnership is Such a Big Deal for Smart Home Channel

Way beyond a “distribution deal,” the partnership between Lutron and SnapAV is an ambitious effort to expand the lighting-control universe, and to extend the ecosystem of OvrC-enabled managed services for the home-technology channel.

Julie Jacobson · April 05, 2018

New RMR Opportunity: Smart Thermostat Service?

Parks Associates data shows half of U.S. households would pay $5/month for subsidized smart thermostat installation with ongoing service program.

Jason Knott · March 23, 2018

ProSource: ‘We’re Two Years Ahead of Everyone Else’ in Remote Managed Services

The ProSource buying group is pushing lighting control and remote managed services as new opportunities for home-technology integrators, adding OneVision, Parasol, SnapAV’s OvrC, Coastal Source and Colorbeam to its roster of providers.

Julie Jacobson · March 19, 2018

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20/month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.

Scott Goldfine · March 12, 2018

OneVision Spreads Tech-Support Joy to RMR-Starved Dealers in 18-City Tour

24/7 tech support for smart-home clients can generate recurring revenue (RMR) for integrators, while also improving staff morale and productivity, and fostering customer happiness — the stuff referrals are made of.

CE Pro Editors · March 09, 2018

Fusion Research Delivers RMR with SoundMachine Music Service for Business

Media server maker Fusion Research teams with SoundMachine to provide streaming music services to commercial clients, with recurring revenue for the integrator. Better than SiriusXM for Business.

Julie Jacobson · February 22, 2018

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Mass-market smart-home services, converging physical and digital security, tunable white lighting, MDU installs, and video projection comprise CE Pro’s Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for residential integrators in 2018.

February 05, 2018

Parasol 24/7/365 Monitoring Service Launches Based on SnapAV OvrC

Three top custom integrators partner to unveil new affordable nationwide remote service monitoring program dubbed Parasol with affordable monthly price range.

Jason Knott · January 30, 2018

OneVision Adds Domotz to Service Platform

Domotz users can now leverage OneVision platform to enhance service offering.

CE Pro Editors · January 05, 2018

Control4 Acquires Ihiji, Will Drop Recurring Fees for Remote Network Management

In acquiring Ihiji’s remote monitoring and management system, home automation leader Control4 will eliminate monthly fees for smart-home pros.

Julie Jacobson · January 03, 2018