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.
NEW RESEARCH: CE Pro's 2018 State of the Industry Report shows that smart-home integrators increased revenues 11.4% in 2017 and predicts even higher gains in 2018.
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.
Setting pricing for your custom installation projects can make or break your proposal. Data from the CE Pro 2017 Labor Rate Study reveals that labor rates have increased over the past two years and the nationwide average installation/integration rate is nearly $96 per hour!
November 30, 2017 When a home owner wants to hide the technology required for a smart home installation — including those giant TVs — that’s where custom integrators shine.
353 must-see products released in 2017 that help integrators achieve more revenue and profits.
September 11, 2017 You know the old saying: time is money. Things have always been this way. What more can you do to make better use of the time in the day, and make more money?
Missed something at CEDIA 2017? Check out the CEDIA Scoop to see new products released on the show floor and Q&As with manufacturers.
You’ll see Paradigm speakers tucked seamlessly into ceilings and stationed elegantly on bookshelves. In the photos of other award-winning homes you’ll barely notice them as they blend in beautifully with the backyard landscape. And who can forget about the home theater. Paradigm speakers are featured here, as well, delivering the most advanced surround-sound formats to the enjoyment of its listeners.
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.