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Control4 Certified Showroom Helps Audio Video Experience Change its Tune

The staff of Audio Video Experience are music lovers, but through Control4’s assistance, the N.H. custom integrator is refocusing its business to prioritize home control and automation.

Robert Archer · June 05, 2018

Nest’s New Video Doorbell and Smart Lock are Shipping; This Pro ‘Can’t Wait’

Hooked on Nest thermostats, smoke and CO alarms and indoor/outdoor surveillance cameras, this Nest Elite Pro dealer — and his Nest-obsessed customers — can’t wait to integrate the new Nest Hello video doorbell and Next x Yale smart lock, starting today. The products are now available.

Julie Jacobson · May 01, 2018

Parasitic Smart Locks: August and Nest/Yale Sponge Power off Doorbells

August and Nest/Yale employ low-energy home-automation protocols (Bluetooth LE and Thread/Weave) for their door locks, connecting to the home network via Wi-Fi-enabled video doorbells powered over wire.

Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2018

Nest x Yale Smart Lock Hits Market

Nest x Yale Lock is first ‘Works with Nest’ product controllable via the Nest app. Integrates with Nest Secure.

CE Pro Editors · March 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

ASSA ABLOY Bids to Acquire August Home

Recognizing the growth of the smart lock and doorbell market, ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to buy August Home.

CE Pro Editors · October 19, 2017

Nest’s New Security and Home Automation System: Implications for Thread, Weave, Insurtech

Nest Secure, a new UL-listed DIY security and home automation system with professional monitoring by MONI, seems humdrum until you consider implications for IoT protocols Thread and Weave, as well as smart-home installers and the insurance industry (insurtech).

Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2017

Ce Pro 100 Names Top Access Control Brands

The access control category has exploded. Control4 nearly triples its total, while Savant does triple its tally.

Robert Archer · June 16, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Smart Door Locks/Dead Bolt Brands

A new category for 2017, Yale leads the Smart Door Locks/Dead Bolt category in a tight race with Kwikset.

Robert Archer · June 16, 2017

Yale’s Assure Lock SL Electronic Deadbolt Works with Smart-Home Systems

Yale Assure Lock SL integrates into security systems from companies like Alarm.com, ADT, Honeywell and Qolsys, as well as smart-home systems like Samsung’s SmartThings and Wink.

Robert Archer · April 24, 2017