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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 · September 17, 2019

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

‘Gamechanger’ Crestron Home OS 3 Officially Launches

Debuting September 2, the new Crestron Home OS 3 operating system brings faster, smoother UI to highlight ‘Resurgence in Residential’ theme.

Jason Knott · August 28, 2019

Massive ADT Report Shows How Customers View Smart Home Tech

Data from ADT shows more consumers are interested in buying smart security technology, smart hubs, and smart TVs than in years past.

Andrew Nichols · August 21, 2019

Just How Fast Are ADT Smart Home Initiatives Expanding?

ADT Q2 report shows 80% of ADT residential installs are now smart home systems. Deploys 15,000 Amazon Alexa Guards.

Jason Knott · August 07, 2019

SnapAV, Control4 Merger Complete

SnapAV’s $680M acquisition of Control4 is finalized with 99% shareholder approval. New mega-company remains focused on professional install channel only.

Jason Knott · August 01, 2019

Lutron Co-CEOs

Mehrganpour and Blair Named Lutron Co-Presidents

Lutron has announced that executive vice-presidents Ramin Mehrganpour and Ed Blair have been appointed Lutron co-presidents as part of its senior leadership team updates.

Robert Archer · July 17, 2019