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Dish Rolls Out New Direct-to-Consumer Smart Home Service

Dish’s OnTech Smart Services poised to compete with Geek Squad, Amazon Smart Home Services.

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Injured U.S Army Vet Receives Special Home Filled With Gaming Tech

Local integration company Interactive Interiors worked with The Gary Sinise Foundation to create the perfect smart home…

Dish Rolls Out New Direct-to-Consumer Smart Home Service

Dish Rolls Out New Direct-to-Consumer Smart Home Service

June 17, 2019 Dish’s OnTech Smart Services poised to compete with Geek Squad, Amazon Smart Home Services.

New GE-Brand Z-Wave Smart Light Switches Available in Five Styles

New GE-Brand Z-Wave Smart Light Switches Available in Five Styles

June 17, 2019 Jasco’s GE-brand light switches offer installation ease and 20 percent smaller depth.

Interlogix and Inflotrolix Team Up to Offer New Water Leak Detection System

Interlogix and Inflotrolix Team Up to Offer New Water Leak Detection System

June 13, 2019 Interlogix’s UltraSync smart Hub and Inflotrolix’s NOWA water sensors notify users, automatically shut off water valve.

Making Landscape Lighting a Profitable Revenue Source

Making Landscape Lighting a Profitable Revenue Source

June 11, 2019 CE Pro 100 company Audio Video Systems finds solid profitable niche with Coastal Source outdoor lighting.

Product Briefs: MQA in new C4 OS; Doorbird, Snom; Guardian Protection Services Changes Name

Product Briefs: MQA in new C4 OS; Doorbird, Snom; Guardian Protection Services Changes Name

June 07, 2019 CE Pro new products—home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.

Injured U.S Army Vet Receives Special Home Filled With Gaming Tech

Injured U.S Army Vet Receives Special Home Filled With Gaming Tech

June 07, 2019 Local integration company Interactive Interiors worked with The Gary Sinise Foundation to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Tyler Jeffries and his family.

Yamaha, MusicCast Join SnapAV OvrC Ecosystem with ‘Deep Integration’

Yamaha, MusicCast Join SnapAV OvrC Ecosystem with ‘Deep Integration’

June 04, 2019 SnapAV to distribute and integrate Yamaha A/V receivers, amps, wireless speakers, soundbar, CD player and MusicCast networking platform.

Control4, Crestron, Savant Top Home-Automation Charts - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis 2019

Control4, Crestron, Savant Top Home-Automation Charts - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis 2019

June 03, 2019 Julie Jacobson analyzes data from CE Pro 100 Brand Surveys in the home-automation category, from 2014 to 2019.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2019: Familiar Brands Dominate the Market

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2019: Familiar Brands Dominate the Market

May 31, 2019 A handful of go-to names stand out for CE Pro 100 companies as revealed by the annual Brand Analysis, but the 61 categories tracked also shed light on the increasingly diversified product portfolio offered by today’s highly successful integrators.


Texas Integrator Uses Telguard Communication Upgrades to Expand Smart Home Sales

May 31, 2019 Smith Thompson Home Security in Texas relies on Telguard's TG-1 Express not only for reliable LTE and 3G/4G panel signal transmissions, but for seamless upgrades and setting up new and existing customers with the HC Flex smartphone app for automation and security controls.

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New GE-Brand Z-Wave Smart Light Switches Available in Five Styles

New GE-Brand Z-Wave Smart Light Switches Available in Five Styles

June 17, 2019 Jasco’s GE-brand light switches offer installation ease and 20 percent smaller depth.

Interlogix and Inflotrolix Team Up to Offer New Water Leak Detection System

Interlogix and Inflotrolix Team Up to Offer New Water Leak Detection System

June 13, 2019 Interlogix’s UltraSync smart Hub and Inflotrolix’s NOWA water sensors notify users, automatically shut off water valve.

Product Briefs: MQA in new C4 OS; Doorbird, Snom; Guardian Protection Services Changes Name

Product Briefs: MQA in new C4 OS; Doorbird, Snom; Guardian Protection Services Changes Name

June 07, 2019 CE Pro new products—home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.

Savant Unveils Audio Amp and Soundbar Capable of Acting as Home Control Hubs

Savant Unveils Audio Amp and Soundbar Capable of Acting as Home Control Hubs

May 31, 2019 Built into Savant’s new smart amplifier and smart soundbar is the company's complete suite of home control software, plus HomeKit, AirPlay2, and high-res audio support.

Hands-On: Control4 Smart Home OS 3 Kills ‘Circle of Power’ GUI

Hands-On: Control4 Smart Home OS 3 Kills ‘Circle of Power’ GUI

May 30, 2019 Integrator calls Control4 Smart Home OS 3 ‘the best home OS overall to date' with the death of the long-time 'circle of power' interface.

Eaton Lighting Rolls Out Downlight with Alexa Built In

Eaton Lighting Rolls Out Downlight with Alexa Built In

May 29, 2019 Light fixture illuminates and listens for verbal commands without the need for a smart speaker.

Savant Introduces Field-Configurable Echo Style Keypads

Savant Introduces Field-Configurable Echo Style Keypads

May 28, 2019 New keypad family offers new style and easy customization through Savant Scene creation and keypad design tool.

Savant Shows HomeKit-Compatible Smart Circuit Breakers, Circadian Lighting

Savant Shows HomeKit-Compatible Smart Circuit Breakers, Circadian Lighting

May 24, 2019 Home automation company shows HomeKit-enabled circuit breakers, smart bulbs, DMX LED lighting strips, human-centered lighting at Lightfair 2019.


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.

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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...
www.safeplug.com
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.
www.anthemav.com
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...
www.AprilairePartners.com
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...
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
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...
www.benolli.com
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
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...
www.cmiinteriorsinc.com
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