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ProSource: ‘Strange’ Market, 5G Glee, RMR Ambivalence, Marc Fisher Wins

The economy isn't bad, just strange. 5G will be awesome, but so what? RMR isn't 'all that.' Plus, lots of Marc Fisher, Legos and lighting at ProSource…

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10 #SoCustom Solutions to Inspire Your BEST Project Awards Entries

From concealing big screens in floors and ceilings, preserving views with extensive shades and other clever designs,…

Product Briefs: Guardian Protection Services Changes Name; AudioResearch, Kwikset; Play-Fi, AirPlay2

Product Briefs: Guardian Protection Services Changes Name; AudioResearch, Kwikset; Play-Fi, AirPlay2

May 22, 2019 CE Pro new products—home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.

ProSource: ‘Strange’ Market, 5G Glee, RMR Ambivalence, Marc Fisher Wins

ProSource: ‘Strange’ Market, 5G Glee, RMR Ambivalence, Marc Fisher Wins

May 20, 2019 The economy isn't bad, just strange. 5G will be awesome, but so what? RMR isn't 'all that.' Plus, lots of Marc Fisher, Legos and lighting at ProSource Spring Meeting 2019.

Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

May 17, 2019 SnapAV's acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn

10 #SoCustom Solutions to Inspire Your BEST Project Awards Entries

10 #SoCustom Solutions to Inspire Your BEST Project Awards Entries

May 17, 2019 From concealing big screens in floors and ceilings, preserving views with extensive shades and other clever designs, perfectly automating all manner of A/V activities and more, take a look back at some impressive integration work.


Amazon Alexa Guard Sound-Detection Turns Echo into Smart Security System

May 16, 2019 Alexa Guard works with smart home platforms by ADT and Ring to arm/disarm systems, control lighting, receive fire/life-safety alerts and more.


Intuitive Interface Is Key to Lighting, Energy Storage/Management Systems

May 15, 2019 As energy battery storage systems and IP-controllable lighting gain momentum, Savant advises integrators to use interfaces that allow their clients to take full advantage.

Nashville Penthouse Features Custom James Loudspeaker Soundbar, Savant Control

Nashville Penthouse Features Custom James Loudspeaker Soundbar, Savant Control

May 14, 2019 Home systems integrators from Pro AV Engineering install low-profile A/V and control equipment to preserve the cosmetics of luxury show home.

Promote Independent Living to Your Senior Clients; Profit With Smart Locks

Promote Independent Living to Your Senior Clients; Profit With Smart Locks

Nick English · May 13, 2019 Smart locks could be your entrée into the growing aging-in-place market and a continual source of revenue.

Big SnapAV, Control4 Merger-Acquisition: 16 Questions from JJ

Big SnapAV, Control4 Merger-Acquisition: 16 Questions from JJ

May 09, 2019 Just prior to interviewing SnapAV and Control4 CEOs, CE Pro's Julie Jacobson offers up 16 questions about the merger/acquisition of two home-tech giants.

Last Day to Enter Listings for 2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide

Last Day to Enter Listings for 2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide

May 09, 2019 This is your last chance to get your product in front of over 140,000 buyers. Friday, May 10 is the final day to enter listings for the 2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide.

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Product Briefs: Guardian Protection Services Changes Name; AudioResearch, Kwikset; Play-Fi, AirPlay2

Product Briefs: Guardian Protection Services Changes Name; AudioResearch, Kwikset; Play-Fi, AirPlay2

May 22, 2019 CE Pro new products—home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.


Amazon Alexa Guard Sound-Detection Turns Echo into Smart Security System

May 16, 2019 Alexa Guard works with smart home platforms by ADT and Ring to arm/disarm systems, control lighting, receive fire/life-safety alerts and more.

2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide Entry Deadline Extended

2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide Entry Deadline Extended

May 07, 2019 Get your product in front of over 140,000 buyers. Enter by May 10 to secure your listing in the 2019 CE Pro distribution guide.


Make Personalization Your Smart Home Mantra

May 03, 2019 Paying attention to device integration, intelligent automation, and the user experience are key factors to creating a properly personalized smart home, advises URC.

One Day Left to Get Listed in 2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide

One Day Left to Get Listed in 2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide

May 02, 2019 Get your product in front of over 140,000 buyers. Enter now to secure your listing in the 2019 CE Pro distribution guide.

$250 Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt Compatible With Ring via Amazon Key

$250 Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt Compatible With Ring via Amazon Key

April 26, 2019 The Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt enables homeowners to benefit from Amazon Prime in-home deliveries.

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

April 26, 2019 Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are "the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net."

RTI Touchpanel Remotes Mount in Walls, Reside on Tables

RTI Touchpanel Remotes Mount in Walls, Reside on Tables

April 23, 2019 The new RTI KA8 and KA11 touchpanel remote controls install into a variety of locations in both portrait or landscape modes and come in a choice of black or white frames.

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

ISC West 2019: Security Show Made Me Go Hmmm

April 16, 2019 CE Pro's Julie Jacobson couldn't really put a finger on big residential security or home automation themes at ISC West 2019.

Crestron CP4-R Control Processor Fully Supports Pyng OS2 and Upcoming OS3

Crestron CP4-R Control Processor Fully Supports Pyng OS2 and Upcoming OS3

April 08, 2019 The new Crestron 4-Series is engineered to provide integrators with the most powerful "central brain" the company has ever developed.

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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.

DIY vs. Professional IoT Installation: Talking Points to Use with Clients

DIY vs. Professional IoT Installation: Talking Points to Use with Clients

Advertorial · January 26, 2018 Guide to Navigating Smart Home Technology: DIY vs. Professional' from Lutron is free reference document integrators can use to educate customers about limited capabilities of entry-level smart home systems.

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2D2C

2D2C
SafePlug® Products are developed and sold by 2D2C, Inc. (d/b/a SafePlug). SafePlug uses patented technologies that can significantly reduce or eliminate household electrical fires and electrocutions. These technologies...
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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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Aprilaire

Aprilaire
At Aprilaire, we know how important comfort and health are to you and your family. That’s why we’re committed to helping you control indoor air quality (IAQ). Our mission is to provide superior whole-home indoor...
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ATON

ATON
ATON’s system technologies are built on years of expertise in Audio and Video Routing, Control Systems and Loudspeaker Design. This combined knowledge has led to a comprehensive new line of Digital Signal Routing...
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...
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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...
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Beam

Beam
For 60 Years, BEAM has been a leading manufacturer of central vacuum systems.  Best-in-class products now available in over 50 countries! BEAM buyers do so with confidence. When you simply want the best in your home,...
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Benolli smart systems

Benolli smart systems
Benolli has quickly established itself as a leader in advanced control and automation technology for residential and commercial use. Combining design, detailed engineering, software planning and technical advancements to...
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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...
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CMI Interiors Inc.

CMI Interiors Inc.
CMI was established in 1993 as a premiere source for both motorized and manual window covering products serving the interior designer, architectural and home automation community. CMI offers a complete line of interior and...
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