Amazon Introduces Smart-Home ‘Experience Centers’

Amazon partners with national homebuilder Lennar to create Alexa-enabled smart homes in select cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.

May 09, 2018

Crestron Developer Reviews TSR-310 Remote: ‘Favorite Remote Yet’

Beyond the pretty face, Crestron's new TSR-310 touchscreen remote boasts some of the best tweaks in the biz, like fast Wi-Fi wake-up, "flawless" voice control and optimized backlighting, says ADAPT's Troy Morgan.

Apr 25, 2018

New Josh Ultra from Josh.ai is ‘Super exclusive, kind of a big deal’

Other high-end home-automation systems can do voice control, but can they deliver THIS when you're THERE? We think not. Josh Ultra is available April 1.

Mar 31, 2018

Winning Home Theater Features Star Ceiling Made with 7 Miles of Fiber

Savant home automation and a $50 Amazon Echo Dot control this award-winning home theater featuring elaborate star ceiling, high-end Kaleidescape movie server ... and a $100 Roku HD.

Mar 28, 2018

Google Joins Azione, Pushing DIY Voice Control to Smart-Home Pros

Azione Unlimited, a buying group for home-technology pros, adds another DIY vendor to the roster -- Google Home -- shortly after Sonos joins the group.

Mar 28, 2018

Rachio Launches Voice-Controlled Wireless Smart Sprinkler System

Backed by $10M from Amazon Alexa fund, voice-controlled Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller pairs with 'first-ever' residential wireless flow meter for app-based smart home irrigation control.

Mar 20, 2018