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Apple iOS 11.2 Update Rooted in Smart Home Flaw

Integrators should use latest Apple HomeKit vulnerability to talk about cybersecurity, service agreements to clients.

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GE Appliances Launches SmartHome Solutions for Deep Learning of Major Appliances

GE Appliances Launches SmartHome Solutions for Deep Learning of Major Appliances

December 15, 2017 New SmartHome Solutions group within GE Appliances will use IoT connectivity, voice control and deep learning to better manage and enjoy kitchens and other key spaces.

Apple iOS 11.2 Update Rooted in Smart Home Flaw

Apple iOS 11.2 Update Rooted in Smart Home Flaw

December 15, 2017 Integrators should use latest Apple HomeKit vulnerability to talk about cybersecurity, service agreements to clients.


Vitrea Video Q&A: Technology Meets High-End Glass Keypads, Switches

December 15, 2017 Amir Seluk of Vitrea showcases high-end aesthetics for its VTouch wireless and VMax hardwired smart home control systems.

IoT at CES 2018: You See Gadgets, We See Serious Smart Home Trends

IoT at CES 2018: You See Gadgets, We See Serious Smart Home Trends

December 15, 2017 An alarm clock that wakes you up to the smell of coffee, a standalone device that plays back lights and sounds for security, and other IoT "gadgets" illustrate major smart-home trends like audio analytics, wellness, and AI.

CES 2018 IoT Finds: Auto Door Closer, Virtual Roommate, Lighting as a Service

CES 2018 IoT Finds: Auto Door Closer, Virtual Roommate, Lighting as a Service

December 13, 2017 Under the category of IoT things you might have missed at CES 2018: Lifedoor closes the door when the smoke detector rings. Mitipi plays back music and lighting when you're away. And more ...

Pros & Cons of Curated Smart-Home Ecosystems vs. Open IoT Platforms

Pros & Cons of Curated Smart-Home Ecosystems vs. Open IoT Platforms

December 08, 2017 Open smart-home ecosystems with extreme integration capabilities might look good on paper, but curated IoT solutions can improve user experience. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

4 Reasons to Install Biometric Access Controls for Smart Homes

4 Reasons to Install Biometric Access Controls for Smart Homes

By Mohammed Murad · December 08, 2017 Iris/eye scanner biometrics are cool, proven, affordable and simple to install in smart home access control applications.

10 Reasons Why Silicon Labs’ Acquisition of Sigma is Awesome for Z-Wave

10 Reasons Why Silicon Labs’ Acquisition of Sigma is Awesome for Z-Wave

December 07, 2017 IoT chip-maker Silicon Labs (SLAB) to acquire Z-Wave technology owner Sigma Designs (SIGM), giving a big boost to the home-automation standard.

Yes You Can Turn Off Sonos Wi-Fi: No More Broadcast Storms!

Yes You Can Turn Off Sonos Wi-Fi: No More Broadcast Storms!

December 07, 2017 Users hate that Sonos unleashes a Wi-Fi broadcast storm even if you’re not using a wireless SonosNet connection. Now Domotz running on a Luxul router lets you kill the RF.

Savant Ships v8.7: Multiroom Pro Remote, TrueImage, User-Configured Keypads, More

Savant Ships v8.7: Multiroom Pro Remote, TrueImage, User-Configured Keypads, More

December 06, 2017 From IP Video to TrueImage simulated reality interfaces, Savant smart home products and features from CEDIA 2017 are now shipping.

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IoT at CES 2018: You See Gadgets, We See Serious Smart Home Trends

IoT at CES 2018: You See Gadgets, We See Serious Smart Home Trends

December 15, 2017 An alarm clock that wakes you up to the smell of coffee, a standalone device that plays back lights and sounds for security, and other IoT "gadgets" illustrate major smart-home trends like audio analytics, wellness, and AI.

CES 2018 IoT Finds: Auto Door Closer, Virtual Roommate, Lighting as a Service

CES 2018 IoT Finds: Auto Door Closer, Virtual Roommate, Lighting as a Service

December 13, 2017 Under the category of IoT things you might have missed at CES 2018: Lifedoor closes the door when the smoke detector rings. Mitipi plays back music and lighting when you're away. And more ...

Yes You Can Turn Off Sonos Wi-Fi: No More Broadcast Storms!

Yes You Can Turn Off Sonos Wi-Fi: No More Broadcast Storms!

December 07, 2017 Users hate that Sonos unleashes a Wi-Fi broadcast storm even if you’re not using a wireless SonosNet connection. Now Domotz running on a Luxul router lets you kill the RF.

Savant Ships v8.7: Multiroom Pro Remote, TrueImage, User-Configured Keypads, More

Savant Ships v8.7: Multiroom Pro Remote, TrueImage, User-Configured Keypads, More

December 06, 2017 From IP Video to TrueImage simulated reality interfaces, Savant smart home products and features from CEDIA 2017 are now shipping.

StratIS Now Monitors 200,000 ‘Smart Home’ Rentals for MDUs

StratIS Now Monitors 200,000 ‘Smart Home’ Rentals for MDUs

December 06, 2017 StratIS Software as a Service (SaaS) allows thermostat, doorlock, IoT and voice control both individually by tenants and globally by property managers for monthly fees.

Neeo Founder Raphael Oberholzer Responds to Mixed ‘Reviews’ of Remote Control

Neeo Founder Raphael Oberholzer Responds to Mixed ‘Reviews’ of Remote Control

November 29, 2017 Neeo's Oberholzer takes issue with CE Pro's coverage of software glitches reported by Kickstarter backers who waited 2.5 years for the much-ballyhooed remote control and home-automation system.

‘1980’s radio shack called, they want their remote back…’

‘1980’s radio shack called, they want their remote back…’

November 28, 2017 New Crestron HR 310 hard-button remote control has taken flak on social media, but CE Pro's Julie Jacobson happens to love the product, the buttons ... and the '80s.

Crestron Outlines 2018 Resi Roadmap including Pyng Video; Cuts Dealer Base by 20%

Crestron Outlines 2018 Resi Roadmap including Pyng Video; Cuts Dealer Base by 20%

November 27, 2017 Home-automation leader Crestron cuts dealers while adding new products including motorized shades, Pyng video control, two new remotes, updated A/V over IP solutions, DM 4K with HDR, and a new line of keypads.

CES 2018: 10 New Smart Home & IoT Devices + Their Prospects for Success

CES 2018: 10 New Smart Home & IoT Devices + Their Prospects for Success

November 24, 2017 CES 2018 Innovation Awards include usual smart-home winners like Nest, Ring and Arlo, but also interesting newbies boasting AI, security, home automation, lighting control and more. Will they make it? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Integrator Kris Hogg Reviews Neeo Remote: It’s Great if you Understand Limitations

Integrator Kris Hogg Reviews Neeo Remote: It’s Great if you Understand Limitations

November 20, 2017 Longtime CEDIA integrator Kris Hogg dives into Neeo remote and home-control system, saying it's a fine product with lots of promise if you temper expectations. Bugs with Sonos, Philips Hue, Fire TV sure to be addressed.

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Millennials, Amazon Prime Members to Drive CE/Smart-Home Purchases this Holiday

Millennials, Amazon Prime Members to Drive CE/Smart-Home Purchases this Holiday

November 17, 2017 Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.

Control4 Home of the Year Smart Home Project Showcase

Control4 Home of the Year Smart Home Project Showcase

Take a look at the award-winning projects in this Control4 showcase for proof of its widespread adoption. Honored by Electronic House as 2017 Home of the Year recipients, these 13 inspiring smart home projects demonstrate how a Control4 system can simplify and streamline the operation of a rack of home theater equipment, an outdoor entertainment area, or an entire house. Lights, thermostats, A/V gear, motorized shades, irrigation systems, electric door locks, surveillance cameras, and more can all be easily and conveniently monitored, managed, and controlled through Control4’s impressive range of user interfaces.

Latest Trends in Security and Home Automation

Latest Trends in Security and Home Automation

This one-hour Security Sales & Integration (CEPro's sister site) webcast will help security dealers and home technologists better understand the current state of the smart home.

Get Your Customer’s House In Sync! Integrating Third-Party Devices with Home Automation Systems

Get Your Customer’s House In Sync! Integrating Third-Party Devices with Home Automation Systems

Informational webinar originally recorded live on August 9th looks at some best practices for creating a solid Home Automation, Entertainment, and Control platform for your customers.

Popular Technologies for Outdoor Living

Popular Technologies for Outdoor Living

The first-ever CE Pro Outdoor Technology Study presents the most popular technologies for outdoor living and the frequently used brands.

Asking the Right Questions for the Perfect Lighting Installation

Asking the Right Questions for the Perfect Lighting Installation

Advertorial · May 24, 2017 Or in short: How to become a lighting expert within 1 hour.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2017

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2017

May 20, 2017 CE Pro's annual Brand Analysis study shows which custom electronics brands the industry's highest-revenue integrators prefer.

Adding ‘Smart Fixtures’ to Your Lighting Control Business Mix

Adding ‘Smart Fixtures’ to Your Lighting Control Business Mix

Advertorial · May 01, 2017 Boston-area integrator System 7 and 5-Star Lutron Showroom lighting fixture retailer Wolfers combine forces due to solve the massive incompatibility problems between lighting fixtures, bulbs and controls.

Designing an Audio System: From the Home Theater to the Whole House

Designing an Audio System: From the Home Theater to the Whole House

This free webcast which was originally recorded live on April 26th covers the decisions dealers need to make in designing and specifying home audio systems.

Somfy Facilitates Efficient Home Energy Management in Today’s Evolving Electronics Landscape

Somfy Facilitates Efficient Home Energy Management in Today’s Evolving Electronics Landscape

Advertorial · April 05, 2017 Somfy, the leading manufacturer of motors for shading is helping to usher in a modern era of residential utility management that combines the benefits of natural sunlight and traditional lighting, heating and cooling 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...
www.basalte.us
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,...
www.beamvac.com
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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