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CES 2019: 8 Products that are Smarter Than they Look

What might look like an ordinary bed, USB cable, Ring doorbell or dog toilet ... are actually smarter than they appeared at CES 2019.

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Smart Digital Backsplash: The Coolest Thing I Saw at CES 2019

OEM GHSP displayed a connected kitchen prototype in its booth that included an edge-to-edge smart digital backsplash for…

Product Briefs: Capitol Rebrands; Origin Joins TCD; Savant Video Tiler; Luxul Firmware Updates

Product Briefs: Capitol Rebrands; Origin Joins TCD; Savant Video Tiler; Luxul Firmware Updates

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

CES 2019: 8 Products that are Smarter Than they Look

CES 2019: 8 Products that are Smarter Than they Look

January 21, 2019 What might look like an ordinary bed, USB cable, Ring doorbell or dog toilet ... are actually smarter than they appeared at CES 2019.

CES 2019: Wi-Fi Looked Like a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

CES 2019: Wi-Fi Looked Like a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

January 18, 2019 Even the most faithful Z-Wave, ZigBee and BLE adopters went W-Fi with new home-automation devices at CES 2019. Adios IoT hubs?

Why Ring Acquired Mr. Beams: New Ring Smart Lighting System at CES 2019

Why Ring Acquired Mr. Beams: New Ring Smart Lighting System at CES 2019

January 15, 2019 Ring Smart Lighting system launches at CES 2019 one year after the acquisition of Mr. Beams, maker of quasi-connected outdoor lighting products that Ring is IoT-enabling. Why the proprietary RF and bridge?

Lutron Caséta Fan Speed Control Makes Dumb Fans Smarter

Lutron Caséta Fan Speed Control Makes Dumb Fans Smarter

January 15, 2019 Lutron's latest addition to its Caséta smart lighting system debuted at CES 2019 and features four fan speed modes and quick setup via the company's app.


Smart Digital Backsplash: The Coolest Thing I Saw at CES 2019

January 15, 2019 OEM GHSP displayed a connected kitchen prototype in its booth that included an edge-to-edge smart digital backsplash for smart home control.

Dumb Old Low-Voltage Landscape Lights? New Ring Transformer Makes Them Smart

Dumb Old Low-Voltage Landscape Lights? New Ring Transformer Makes Them Smart

January 15, 2019 Launched at CES 2019, Ring’s new low-voltage transformer adds IoT to old landscape lighting for control via home-automation app.

InstallerNet Contractors Will Install Brilliant Home Automation Systems Nationwide

InstallerNet Contractors Will Install Brilliant Home Automation Systems Nationwide

January 14, 2019 Consumers who buy Brilliant Smart Home Control switches can access professional installation services through InstallerNet's integrator network.

Research: Voice Assistant Adoption Growing Despite Security and Privacy Concerns

Research: Voice Assistant Adoption Growing Despite Security and Privacy Concerns

January 14, 2019 A newly published study from Accenture finds voice assistant tech has a 98% satisfaction rate, but consumers have concerns about the security of these products and how their personal data is stored.


Elan Intelligent Touchpanel Shows Slick Built-in Facial Recognition at CES 2019

January 11, 2019 No swipes, no pushbuttons needed for smart home control with Nortek Security & Control’s Elan Intelligent Touchpanels incorporating IntelliVision facial recognition.

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Product Briefs: Capitol Rebrands; Origin Joins TCD; Savant Video Tiler; Luxul Firmware Updates

Product Briefs: Capitol Rebrands; Origin Joins TCD; Savant Video Tiler; Luxul Firmware Updates

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

CES 2019: 8 Products that are Smarter Than they Look

CES 2019: 8 Products that are Smarter Than they Look

January 21, 2019 What might look like an ordinary bed, USB cable, Ring doorbell or dog toilet ... are actually smarter than they appeared at CES 2019.

CES 2019: Wi-Fi Looked Like a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

CES 2019: Wi-Fi Looked Like a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

January 18, 2019 Even the most faithful Z-Wave, ZigBee and BLE adopters went W-Fi with new home-automation devices at CES 2019. Adios IoT hubs?

Why Ring Acquired Mr. Beams: New Ring Smart Lighting System at CES 2019

Why Ring Acquired Mr. Beams: New Ring Smart Lighting System at CES 2019

January 15, 2019 Ring Smart Lighting system launches at CES 2019 one year after the acquisition of Mr. Beams, maker of quasi-connected outdoor lighting products that Ring is IoT-enabling. Why the proprietary RF and bridge?

Lutron Caséta Fan Speed Control Makes Dumb Fans Smarter

Lutron Caséta Fan Speed Control Makes Dumb Fans Smarter

January 15, 2019 Lutron's latest addition to its Caséta smart lighting system debuted at CES 2019 and features four fan speed modes and quick setup via the company's app.


Smart Digital Backsplash: The Coolest Thing I Saw at CES 2019

January 15, 2019 OEM GHSP displayed a connected kitchen prototype in its booth that included an edge-to-edge smart digital backsplash for smart home control.

Dumb Old Low-Voltage Landscape Lights? New Ring Transformer Makes Them Smart

Dumb Old Low-Voltage Landscape Lights? New Ring Transformer Makes Them Smart

January 15, 2019 Launched at CES 2019, Ring’s new low-voltage transformer adds IoT to old landscape lighting for control via home-automation app.


Elan Intelligent Touchpanel Shows Slick Built-in Facial Recognition at CES 2019

January 11, 2019 No swipes, no pushbuttons needed for smart home control with Nortek Security & Control’s Elan Intelligent Touchpanels incorporating IntelliVision facial recognition.

Resideo Offers Sneak Peek of New Honeywell Home Ecosystem at CES 2019

Resideo Offers Sneak Peek of New Honeywell Home Ecosystem at CES 2019

January 11, 2019 Honeywell Home ecosystem from Resideo will roll out over the next 2 years with Z-Wave/Wi-Fi/cellular-communicating touchpanels, motion sensors, video capture, flood detection, and combination smoke/CO detector.

The Very First Z-Wave 700 Series Home-Automation Product

The Very First Z-Wave 700 Series Home-Automation Product

January 09, 2019 At CES 2019, Sensative shows flat “Strips” sensor with new 700 Series chipset, boasting 10-year battery life; Silicon Labs shows Z-Wave on Wireless Gecko.

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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.

Ultimate CES 2019 Preview - Live Webinar Dec. 19

Ultimate CES 2019 Preview - Live Webinar Dec. 19

CE Pro's Julie Jacobson hosts the Ultimate CES 2019 Preview webinar, covering emerging consumer-technology trends, hottest smart-home technologies, latest in audio/video, everything IoT, what to see and where to see it.

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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