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URC TRC-1480 with base station

Why URC’s New TRC-1480 Remote Offers ‘Best of Both Worlds’

URC VP of product development Lars Granoe tells CE Pro and demonstrates why the TRC-1480 with integrated voice control is different from its previous offerings.

Arlen Schweiger · December 19, 2019

Sonos Acquires AI Voice Platform Snips for $37.5M

Sonos acquires an advanced voice control company known for placing voice processing directly in the device versus in the Cloud.

Jason Knott · November 22, 2019

CEDIA Expo Preview: URC Expands Control Options, Unveils ‘Truly Tool-less’ Speakers

Profitability and value to customers are at the core of URC’s CEDIA Expo 2019 messaging and new products, which include a new TRC-1480 touchscreen remote with voice capabilities as well as an architectural loudspeaker lineup.

Arlen Schweiger · August 23, 2019

Just How Fast Are ADT Smart Home Initiatives Expanding?

ADT Q2 report shows 80% of ADT residential installs are now smart home systems. Deploys 15,000 Amazon Alexa Guards.

Jason Knott · August 07, 2019

Sonance to Accept Josh.ai Voice Control of Amplifiers; Unveils Trufig Mount

Sonance and Josh.ai announce partnership in which natural voice control system will be auto-populated in amps. Trufig to unveil in-wall Josh Micro mount.

Jason Knott · August 07, 2019

Dynamic Mounting Introduces IP Control and Heat Sensing for Motorized Mounts

Homes with or without home automation technology can now control several new Dynamic Mounts products including its Down and Out series.

CE Pro Editors · July 09, 2019

Eaton Lighting Rolls Out Downlight with Alexa Built In

Light fixture illuminates and listens for verbal commands without the need for a smart speaker.

Lisa Montgomery · May 29, 2019

Control4 to Dealers: Exploit Amazon Alexa for Smart-Home Success

Amazon Alexa and Google Home are driving the smart home business growth. Use that to your advantage, advises Control4’s Brad Hintze.

CE Pro Editors · May 06, 2019

Samsung Brings QLED Technology to ‘The Frame’ Bezeled TV

Samsung The Frame now includes four sizes (43 to 65 inches) with QLED technology and 1,000+ works of art available for $5 monthly fee.

CE Pro Editors · April 10, 2019

Crestron’s For-Real Two-Way IP Control of Apple TV: TSR-310 as Siri Remote

At ISE 2019, Crestron showed first two-way IP control of Apple TV, turning the TSR-310 home-automation controller into a ‘native’ Siri remote.

Julie Jacobson · February 14, 2019