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KONKA Targets U.S. Smart Home Market with Array of Products

Following up on its debut of KONKA TV displays earlier this year, China-based TV maker KONKA is now expanding its U.S. presence by entering the smart home market with an array of entry-level products, including smart doorbells, surveillance cameras, switches, plugs and lighting. Via its KONKA North America subsidiary, the KONKA Group is using the […]

Jason Knott · December 24, 2020

CE Pro Podcast luxury clients Just Add Power Blackwire TYM

CE Pro Podcast #36: Level Up Your Luxury Client Experience Game

Matt Montgomery of TYM Smart Homes & Home Theaters, Just Add Power’s Taft Stricklin and Cody Crossland of distributor BlackWire Designs shed light on dealing with VIPs.

Arlen Schweiger · December 11, 2020

Embrace Design for Smart Home Growth to Flourish

Embracing design and technology cohesion puts dealers on the path to grow and scale their business using this new category demand. Learn how Hunter Douglas can help.

CE Pro Editors · November 02, 2020

Tom Brady Smart Home

Inside Tom Brady’s New Crestron-Controlled Smart Home

$7.5 million Brady smart home features Crestron controls, motorized shades, multiroom AV and high-end appliances.

CE Pro Editors · October 14, 2020

iohouse tiny smart home

$413K Tiny Smart Home Merges High-Tech & Off-the-Grid Living

‘Space’ from Swedish company iOhouse is a portable 645-square-foot tiny smart home that takes just 90 minutes to set up with gear from Sony, Hikvision, and Assa Abloy.

Jason Knott · September 30, 2020

Brilliant Smart Home CEDIA Expo Virtual Tech Bites winner

Brilliant Smart Home System Earns Tech Bites Honors

CEDIA Expo Virtual’s Tech Bites winner Brilliant tops entries by Access Networks, Audinate, AudioControl, Dish, HDBaseT, Olibra and Savant.

Arlen Schweiger · September 17, 2020

ADT Joins Zigbee Alliance, Looks to Create Universal Smart Home Protocol

ADT joins forces with tech giants like Google, Apple, and Amazon to help provide a universal, royalty-free connectivity standard.

CE Pro Editors · August 13, 2020

Smart Home Market Set to Grow 4% in 2020

ABI Research study reports smart home market is set to hit $85 billion by 2021, an increase of 4%. COVID-19 cut growth forecast by 17%

Jason Knott · August 12, 2020

ADT and Google Announce Smart Home Security Partnership

Thanks to a $450M investment by Google, ADT and Google will now offer new smart home security technologies for both integrators and DIY enthusiasts.

CE Pro Editors · August 03, 2020

Brilliant AV smart home

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