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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

How Integrators Can Help Thwart Porch Pirates Before They Plunder

Thanks to advancements in video cameras and doorbells, integrators are uniquely positioned to help fight the ongoing ‘porch piracy’ trend. Find out about the latest features and opportunities in this area from those who know best.

Steve Karantzoulidis · October 16, 2020

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cyberManor ‘New Home Technology Center’ Blends High IQ & High Style

The Silicon Valley-based integrator’s Control4 Certified smart home space boasts wellness, voice control, energy management, AV, security and more.

Arlen Schweiger · August 31, 2020

65% of U.S. Households Still Do Not Own Smart Home Device

NPD Group reports that nearly two-thirds of U.S. market has not yet embraced smart home devices. Security cameras and video doorbells are most prevalent.

Jason Knott · August 10, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #5: Analyzing Your Immediate Post-Coronavirus Upgrade Opportunities

CE Pro Podcast panel says integrators should focus on smaller, immediate voice control, video surveillance and wellness as the top potential upgrade areas.

Jason Knott · May 08, 2020

Adapting for Cloud-Based Video Surveillance: How to Sell It, Price It

Martin Renkis of Johnson Controls explains pricing, sales tactics for residential integrators adopting an ‘as a service’ business model for security video surveillance.

Jason Knott · August 22, 2019

IC Realtime’s Ella Video Search Engine Gets Smart Timelapse: ‘Show People & Cars’

Instead of accelerating an entire library of video surveillance, IC Realtime’s Ella engine can create timelapse videos based on search queries.

Julie Jacobson · February 27, 2018

Remo+ Wi-Fi Video Doorbell Offers Ease of Installation

Remo+ outdoor video camera mounts on the door with battery pack and Wi-Fi chipset on the interior of the door.

CE Pro Editors · December 20, 2017

‘Refreshing’ Business Model Takes Off with Millennials, Realtors

Refresh Smart Home displays installation prices for packages of equipment based around Nest for ‘Healthy Homes,’ ‘Secure Homes’ and ‘Energy-Efficient Homes.’

Jason Knott · October 12, 2016