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Interlogix UltraSync Adds Cameras, Voice, Doorbell Cam

Interlogix stays focused on integration channel at CES 2018 with UltraSync SmartHome system, adding Amazon Alexa, 1080p camera, cellular module and doorbell camera.

Jason Knott · January 25, 2018

Comcast Xfinity Rolls Out MDU Smart Home Program

Cable giant Comcast packages smart home devices, services to create ‘simple solution to an advanced network’ for multi-dwelling unit (MDU) developers.

CE Pro Editors · January 15, 2018

Yale Locks Develops Lock in Collaboration with Nest that Homeowners Control via Nest App

Working with Nest, Yale Locks & Hardware has developed a smart door lock that falls into Nest’s “Works with Nest” program.

Robert Archer · January 08, 2018

Smart Home Stocks Rise 40% in 2017

46 public stocks tracked by CE Pro rise 40.53%, led by Sharp, Control4, LG, Samsung and Sony.

Jason Knott · January 05, 2018

StratIS Now Monitors 200,000 ‘Smart Home’ Rentals for MDUs

StratIS Software as a Service (SaaS) allows thermostat, doorlock, IoT and voice control both individually by tenants and globally by property managers for monthly fees.

Jason Knott · December 06, 2017

Who Buys Smart Home Tech? Test Your Knowledge of the Home-Tech Market

Take this 6-question CE Pro Quiz to determine how well you know the desires, income level, home size and more of the best potential customers for professional smart home installation services.

Jason Knott · November 29, 2017

Crestron Outlines 2018 Resi Roadmap including Pyng Video; Cuts Dealer Base by 20%

Home-automation leader Crestron cuts dealers while adding new products including motorized shades, Pyng video control, two new remotes, updated A/V over IP solutions, DM 4K with HDR, and a new line of keypads.

Jason Knott · November 27, 2017

Loxone Offers Smart-Home Control for ‘Everyman’

Home technology integrator and quasi-Millennial visits Loxone showroom to scope out the home control and automation system for his new home.

Josh Willits · October 23, 2017

Selling Smart-Home Systems to Mid-Market Consumers and Millennials

This home technology integrator says there’s a strong opportunity to market toward the mid-level consumer, Gen-X and Millennials who want smart-home technology but can’t afford a $100k control system.

Josh Willits · October 23, 2017

Mental Health Benefits of Owning a Smart Home

Smart homes and home automation systems satisfy neurological, physiological and psychological instincts in humans, including stress reduction and fulfillment of immediate gratification.

CE Pro Editors · October 16, 2017