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Can Smart Home Technology ‘Drastically Reduce’ Home Insurance Premiums?

Software aims to educate insurance agents about smart home tech, claiming robotic vacuums and lawnmowers will ‘drastically reduce’ premiums.

Jason Knott · July 22, 2021

Control4 Debuts New Smart Home Security Solutions at ISC West 2021

During ISC West 2021 in Las Vegas, Control4 is debuting the T4 Series Touchscreen and Chime Video Doorbell.

CE Pro Editors · July 21, 2021

Kwikset Home Connect 620 ISC West

Kwikset to Highlight Home Connect 620 Smart Lock at ISC West

Latest sleek smart lock from Kwikset incorporates Z-Wave 700 chip & SmartStart; Home Connect 620 first in Home Connect solutions line.

CE Pro Editors · July 14, 2021

Misguided Gizmodo Says ‘Smart Home Isn’t Worth It’

Mainstream consumer media like Gizmodo still don’t seem to realize that professional smart home installation is an option compared to DIY.

Jason Knott · July 12, 2021

Global Smart Home Market Begins Significant Rebound in 2021

As the residential AV market continues to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, global consumer spending on smart home solutions is expected to exceed $100B by the end of 2021.

Andrew Nichols · July 12, 2021

How Video Analytics Implementation is Changing Smart Home Security

Video analytics technologies like facial recognition and motion detection will play a major role in the future of smart homes, so integrators should stay up-to-date on the latest in smart security.

CE Pro Editors · July 07, 2021

CE Pro Podcast #63: Resideo Details Robust Smart Home Expansion Strategy

Resideo’s Scott Harkins outlines the company’s vision and the ‘democratization of the smart home’ using its Pro Series platform.

Jason Knott · July 02, 2021

When it Comes to Dementia, Our Industry Disappoints

Dementia-friendly smart home products should be readily available for those in need, and it shouldn’t take years of industry experience to sift through options and find a suitable solution.

Julie Jacobson · July 01, 2021

ADT Takes Legal Action Against Vivint Over Patent Infringement Concerns

The company’s complaint asserts that Vivint has introduced and promoted a series of smart home products that willfully infringe upon several of ADT’s patents.

CE Pro Editors · July 01, 2021

Brilliant smart home system ESD Technologies builders

‘Brilliant’ Tactic Helps Texas Dealer Secure Production Builder Business

Industry veteran David Berman of ESD Technologies details why Brilliant’s smart home solutions & interface resonate with home builders in the hot Dallas-area market.

CE Pro Editors · June 30, 2021