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Massive ADT Report Shows How Customers View Smart Home Tech

Data from ADT shows more consumers are interested in buying smart security technology, smart hubs, and smart TVs than in years past.

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Massive ADT Report Shows How Customers View Smart Home Tech

Data from ADT shows more consumers are interested in buying smart security technology, smart hubs, and smart TVs than in…

Inside MLB Star Adrian Gonzalez’s Apple-Enabled Smart Home

October 01, 2012 The installation firm of Major League Baseball all-star Adrian Gonzalez’s homes is hitting home runs with long-distance installs - and a showroom Apple Store.

Live from California: Why Title 24 Lighting Laws are Stupid

July 17, 2012 California's Ill-conceived Title 24 "energy efficiency" law leaves us with a 2,100-square-foot apartment that has virtually no overhead lights.

LumenCache Launches End-to-End Low-Voltage LED Lighting

June 26, 2012 Everything from bulbs to switches are wired with Cat 5 instead of Romex with LumenCache's new LED lighting system, debuting at CEDIA Expo 2012.

Savant Launches Home Automation Keypads Inspired by LiteTouch

May 22, 2012 Three months after acquiring LiteTouch from Nortek, Savant incorporates keypad designs into home-control system.

CES Showstopper: Fujikom’s Z-Wave LED Light Bulbs with 20k Colors

January 11, 2012 Fujikom shows LED light bulbs with full RGB spectrum and Z-Wave technology built in. Screw-in bulbs replace 100-watt incandescents.

$20M Project: Dealing with Change Orders

October 28, 2011 Two-plus years on this project, and the consultant is in the "eye of the storm" with hardware still changing. This is where most integrators lose all their profit.

Control4 Webcast to Focus on Commercial Market

October 12, 2011 Control4 is launching a series of online workshops for dealers. The first will target how integrators can expand their light commercial business.

Crestron Cameo keypads

September 30, 2011 The company's latest keypads provide homeowners a choice of button configurations, colors and sizes for the control of their lighting and multiroom audio systems.

Control4 Gets Full Integration with Z-Wave

September 02, 2011 Control4 home automation loves ZigBee, but a new driver from Extra Vegetables enables complete integration of 500+ Z-Wave devices.

How Vivint Sells 200k Security, Automation Systems in a Summer

July 14, 2011 Utah firm sends thousands of "door knockers" to neighborhoods throughout the U.S., selling security and home automation systems all day long; installed for $199 and $67 per month.

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Product Briefs: Elan adds Jandy; Crestron Marine Program; Zigbee Milestone

Product Briefs: Elan adds Jandy; Crestron Marine Program; Zigbee Milestone

August 20, 2019 CE Pro new products—home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.

CEDIA Find: Cellgate’s Cell-Based Access Control with Streaming Video; Control4 Integration

CEDIA Find: Cellgate’s Cell-Based Access Control with Streaming Video; Control4 Integration

August 16, 2019 Cellgate, maker of cellular-based gate-entry and surveillance systems, will demo Control4 integration at CEDIA Expo 2019.

How Vantage Does Human-Centric Lighting: Sun as a ‘Phantom Load’

How Vantage Does Human-Centric Lighting: Sun as a ‘Phantom Load’

August 14, 2019 To incorporate circadian lighting into a Vantage control system, simply add the "sun" object as a phantom load into the Design Center programming, and lighting will sync to the sun's natural intensity and color temperature for any given geography and time.

Hero Labs Leak Detection & Water Shutoff System Made by and for CEDIA Pros

Hero Labs Leak Detection & Water Shutoff System Made by and for CEDIA Pros

August 13, 2019 CEDIA Expo 2019 Find: Hero Labs is not just another leak detection and flood-mitigation system. It was founded by CEDIA industry veterans and offers integration-friendly APIs.

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

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

August 07, 2019 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.

Human-Centric Lighting: Show Us the Circadian Algorithms!

Human-Centric Lighting: Show Us the Circadian Algorithms!

August 06, 2019 Circadian lighting has been all the rage in the smart-home universe for a few years, but until recently no one really had the algorithms or ability to implement an automated human-centric lighting system ... until now.

Environmental Lights’ New LED Strip Lights Solve Tricky Lighting Issues

Environmental Lights’ New LED Strip Lights Solve Tricky Lighting Issues

July 24, 2019 The Precision 2835 LED Strip Light, HyperFlex LED Strip Light and other new products from Environmental Lights offer integrators simpler ways to create stunning scenes through LED lighting.


Wall-Smart Partners with Josh.ai to Introduce Josh Micro Mount

July 24, 2019 Working with the home control and automation company Josh.ai, Wall-Smart has developed a wall mount for the Josh Micro user interface.

Clare Adds Support for Autonomic, August, Danalock, More

Clare Adds Support for Autonomic, August, Danalock, More

July 16, 2019 In addition to supporting more manufacturers, Clare has also added a new Amazon Alexa security skill that gives homeowners the ability to arm and disarm their security system via voice commands.

CEDIA Expo 2019: 5 Wellness Companies You Never Heard of

CEDIA Expo 2019: 5 Wellness Companies You Never Heard of

July 10, 2019 New wellness-related categories are entering the smart-home channel via CEDIA Expo, showcasing IAQ, water purification, hydrotherapy, HVAC zoning and more.

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Biophilia and the Big Wellness Opportunity for Smart-Home Pros

Biophilia and the Big Wellness Opportunity for Smart-Home Pros

July 15, 2019 Presenter Julie Jacobson, who has been the champion of biophilia in the smart-home channel for a year, believes smart-home and building-controls integrators will be the #1 channel for these technologies in the coming years.

2019 Smart Home Special Report

2019 Smart Home Special Report

May 07, 2019 Our new report delivers input from integrators like you revealing what technologies they expect to grow and what their typical smart home installation looks like. It also shows that integrators expect continued growth in this area with 61% anticipating revenue growth this year.

CES 2019 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

CES 2019 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

November 09, 2018 CES 2019 Smart Home Finds: A new Rachio competitor, an AI-driven camera "police have been asking for," IAQ and lighting solutions for wellness, and a self-learning home automation systems that hit every buzzword in the IoT playbook.

7 Clever Ways to Hide Home Technology

7 Clever Ways to Hide Home Technology

October 18, 2018 Most technology products are not that visually appealing. Black boxes and tangled wires do not add to the character of a high-end smart home project. Luckily, our integrator readers have a number of clever solutions so these components don’t have to be visible in your next project.

The Day After: Catch up on Breaking News  from Google/Nest Oct. 10

The Day After: Catch up on Breaking News from Google/Nest Oct. 10

Hold this date: Oct. 10, 2018. You won’t want to miss a one-on-one conversation with CE Pro founding editor Julie Jacobson and Google exec Michele Turner … one day after the companies make their big Fall 2018 new-product announcements.

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

The first-ever in-depth CE Pro research reveals profit, pricing, scale and popular elements in lighting control installations.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2018: Most Popular Brands Among Smart-Home Pros

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2018: Most Popular Brands Among Smart-Home Pros

June 04, 2018 CE Pro 100 dealers, the largest smart-home pros in North America, reveal their top brands in home-tech categories such as audio, video, networking, home automation, HDMI cables and lighting controls.

ISC 2018 Preview: New Trends, Technologies, Business Models in Security and IoT

ISC 2018 Preview: Trends, Technologies and New Business Models in Security and IoT

March 13, 2018 APRIL 5, 2018, 2PM ET: This one-hour Webinar looks at new trends in security and home automation, including emerging technologies, competitive landscape, DIY developments, and new business models. PLUS: preview of new products and themes for ISC 2018.

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

Scott Goldfine with Julie Jacobson · March 12, 2018 Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20 per month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Mass-market smart-home services, converging physical and digital security, tunable white lighting, MDU installs, and video projection comprise CE Pro's Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for residential integrators in 2018.

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Anthem

Anthem AV
For more than two decades, Anthem® has manufactured award-winning high-end audio/video equipment for music, home theater and distributed audio. Our products are used at all levels of music reproduction.
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Autonomic

Autonomic
Autonomic is recognized as a leading manufacturer of complete whole-house music systems.  As innovators with a core competency for audio and control, Autonomic offers the ultimate standalone entertainment solution that...
www.autonomic-controls.com
Basalte

Basalte
Basalte develops and commercializes design products for smart home systems. The company was founded in 2008 in Ghent, Belgium. In only a few years, Basalte has built a product range which is now distributed in more than 55...
www.basalte.us
Clare Controls

Clare Controls
Who are we? Clare Controls is a manufacturer of intelligent automation solutions. With a team of some of the brightest and most experienced leaders and engineers in the business, we bring an educated, skilled, creative, and...
www.clarecontrols.com
Control4

Control4
Control4 offers the ultimate home automation solution by making the products and systems you already have and use everyday, work together. By integrating everything from lighting control, music, home theater, climate control,...
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Core Brands

Core Brands
Core Brands combines innovative connected technology platforms with iconic brands to deliver a portfolio of control, audio, power management and video distribution solutions to its channel partners and end users. The...
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Draper

Draper
Manufacturers of Audio Visual Equipment, Home Theater Screens, Front Projection Screens, Rear Projection Screens, Portable projection screens, fixed screens,  permanently tensioned projection screens, projector screens,...
www.draperinc.com
ELK Products

ELK Products
ELK is a leading designer and provider of personalized home and business security, energy conservation management and convenience solutions. ELK has a long history of creating simple, yet innovative products that have now...
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iBridge

iBridge
iBridge Connected Home by Napco, professional HAaas suite affordably delivers smart home and security, controls alarm, video, climate, lighting, locking and small appliances with iBridge App on any smart device or with...
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Ihiji

ihiji
Ihiji is the foundation of your service operations center. Your technicians can remotely monitor the status of all of your clients’ networks and IP devices.  The customized dashboard shows all Ihiji connected...
www.ihiji.com
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