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Longtime Customer Spurs Simplified Approach for Calif. Integrator Brilliant AV

Third smart home solution for client prioritizes app control, wireless IoT design integrating devices from Lutron, Alarm.com, Sonos, Samsung and more.

CE Pro Editors · July 10, 2020

ClareOne Panel

Clare Controls ClareOne Panel Aims to Fill Hole in Market

ClareOne wireless control panel fills middle ground between limited-use alarm systems and full-blown smart home systems with a single-panel solution.

Jason Knott · July 09, 2020

Redefining the Smart Home for the Modern Consumer

As customers become more familiar with smart devices, more smart tech installation projects will be coming down the pipeline. Here are some tips to help prepare your business.

CE Pro Editors · June 23, 2020

Resdential security safehome.org Elan

SafeHome.org Study Reveals High Home Security Demand

The latest report by SafeHome.org notes 10M customers seek new or upgraded security systems, plus 40M households ‘interested’ but no plans to buy within the next year.

CE Pro Editors · May 22, 2020

Crestron MC4-R Crestron Home Processor

Crestron Adds Smaller-Footprint, Big-Capability MC4-R Processor to Crestron Home

In time for ISE 2020, Crestron unveils a new hardware as scaled-down MC4-R joins the CP4-R to run its smart home platform.

Arlen Schweiger · February 07, 2020

TechTalk: How Google Nest is Getting Integrators Involved in ‘Connected Home’ Sales

Smart home technology isn’t just for trendy Millennials, as Google Nest looks to expand interest in its connected home products through integrator expertise.

Andrew Nichols · February 02, 2020

Vivint Smart Home to Go Public via Reverse Merger Valuing Co. at $5.6 Billion

Vivint Smart Home to be merged into SoftBank-backed Mosaic (NYSE: MOSC), a specialty acquisition corp. that will take on Vivint name.

Julie Jacobson · September 16, 2019

Study: Consumers Worry About Cybersecurity, Deem Smart Home Products Too Expensive

Data from Kwikset suggests that while potential smart home tech consumers are spoiled for choice, they have several nagging concerns about the category.

Steve Karantzoulidis · September 16, 2019

Lutron Unveils New HomeWorks, LED+ Dimming Technology

Lutron releases the first update to HomeWorks in 8 years, and debuts next-gen LED+ dimming technology in its ‘Luxury Sanctuary’ booth at CEDIA Expo.

Jason Knott · September 12, 2019

Ezlo at CEDIA Expo 2019

CEDIA Expo Preview: Ezlo Innovation Intros Super-Small Atom Smart Home Hub

The tiny, ultra-affordable Atom plugs into any USB adapter to enable control of Z-Wave and Wi-Fi products via the Vera mobile app, and will be on hand as part of Ezlo’s booth at CEDIA Expo 2019.

CE Pro Editors · September 05, 2019