January 27, 2016 Control4 announces EA Series of smart-home controllers with more powerful processors, high-resolution audio (HRA), built-in Ethernet switches, more I/Os; goes another year without an IoT solution for DIYs.
June 25, 2015 Technology systems remote management provider Ihiji CEO Stuart Rench spoke with us on the growing opportunities in monitoring networked solutions and how CE pros can better arm themselves with related education.
July 30, 2014 Constructed for showcase during the annual International Builders’ Show, this year’s New American Home emphasized A/V distribution and wireless networking along with the usual energy efficiency and architectural elements.
June 16, 2014 Pakedge is now backing its product line with three-year product warranties.
January 29, 2014 Pakedge W7R rack-mountable WAP concurrently directs wireless signals between the 2.4GHz and 5,0GHz bands to avoid interference.
January 24, 2014 Legrand says its new Powerline Network Starter Kit offers installers an easy and affordable way to create a network in clients' homes without pulling any wires.
January 23, 2014 Integrator uses Pakedge C36 Controller as backbone for secure, reliable wireless network for new expansive auto dealership, but also learns that you can have 'too much Wi-Fi.'
November 18, 2013 When Apple implemented its Bonjour networking standard, it never envisioned this would be used outside of a small home. We take a look at the potential issues Bonjour could create in large home networks and how to overcome them.
September 19, 2013 Before you buy that new 802.11ac wireless access point, we need to debunk some of the hype and really educate ourselves about the new standard. What is good about the technology and what are the limits?
September 12, 2013 A 12,000-square-foot home is retrofitted with URC’s Total Control to provide audio to 10 separate zones lighting and control the audio/video. All this was done while maintaining the home's aesthetics, which was a major concern for the homeowners.
June 10, 2019 Customizable ESR580 smart mesh router from EnGenius streams 4K video, provides free private cloud access.
May 28, 2019 Testing tool from Ideal Networks measures PoE class, voltage/voltage drop, watts and injector type, making it easy to see how much power is available for PoE devices.
May 21, 2019 On the bandwagon of hottest networking technologies around, Luxul unveils a line of gigabit switches for AV over IP installations.
May 08, 2019 The Bosch GSB18V-535C 18-volt EC Brushless Compact 1/2-inch hammer drill/driver and GSR18V-535C 18-volt EC Brush Compact Tough 1/2-inch Drill/Driver feature Bluetooth and companion app.
May 08, 2019 Combined with BakPak Lite, new Pakedge Wave 2 Access Point helps streamline deployment of multiple access points in network-heavy smart homes.
April 30, 2019 Inspect the tight quarters of your installation and save the images right to your smartphone thanks to new WiFi borescope from Klein Tools.
April 15, 2019 EnGenius says its new ESR530 Wi-Fi smart router is a direct solution for budget-conscious families who want a reliable single-network Wi-Fi signal delivered to every part of their home.
April 11, 2019 The new Luxul Easy Setup App walks integrators through a step-by-step setup process to configure the company’s latest routers and access points.
March 26, 2019 ABB Installation Products, formerly Thomas & Betts, has introduced its SuperStrut accessory to help integrators side mount a variety of racking components.
Bob Dolph · March 20, 2019 Integrators may want to keep adhesives like hot glue and double-stick mounting tape in their trucks to use when more traditional tools won't cut it.
May 22, 2019 In practice HD over IP systems are like fitting a round peg in a square hole. These "off-the-shelf" switches are not all the same. Configuration is required; with some level of knowledge on how to transform a switch designed for email and web browsing into a switch for transporting extremely large files containing movies or TV shows.
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.
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.
Join us as Nathan Holmes, Access Networks’ technical trainer, will discuss the importance of streamlining the network and how this will greatly impact your business for the better.
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View this previously live CEPro Partner Series Webcast, sponsored by Access Networks to learn what questions you should ask when designing your LAN.
Originally recorded LIVE on 06/15/16: A CE Pro Partner Series Webcast, sponsored by Access Networks discussed how the use of layer 3 switches to establish, manage and direct inter-VLAN traffic is the key to providing a robust and scalable residential network.