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

StratIS Software as a Service (SaaS) allows thermostat, doorlock, IoT and voice control both individually by tenants and globally by property managers…

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

CES 2018 Innovation Awards include usual smart-home winners like Nest, Ring and Arlo, but also interesting newbies…

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.

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.

Early Reviews of Neeo Remote Control: Gorgeous Hardware, Flawed Software

Early Reviews of Neeo Remote Control: Gorgeous Hardware, Flawed Software

November 17, 2017 After 2.5 years of waiting, early Kickstarter backers unbox their Neeo remote controls to find beautiful hardware but flaky software for anything but common IR commands. They see potential, though.

Is This the Best A/V and Home Automation Showroom Ever?

Is This the Best A/V and Home Automation Showroom Ever?

November 15, 2017 Hanson AV builds ornate Cincinnati showroom with multiple home theaters, a smart outdoor space and ‘home within a home’ run by a Control4 home-automation system.

Responding to ADT Lawsuit, Ring Refunds ‘Protect’ Pre-orders, Promises New Model

Responding to ADT Lawsuit, Ring Refunds ‘Protect’ Pre-orders, Promises New Model

November 08, 2017 Ring refunds preorders for Ring Protect, Best Buy pulls promos, smart home and security industries pray for ADT win in lawsuit claiming Ring stole IP from Zonoff, ADT’s development partner.

DIY Security, Home Automation: What’s a Pro to Do?

DIY Security, Home Automation: What’s a Pro to Do?

November 07, 2017 Here's the reality of DIY security and home automation, with some research and musings by Rodney Bosch of CE Pro's sister publication Security Sales & Integration.

Control4 Thrives in Q3; Plans to Cut Unproductive Dealers

Control4 Thrives in Q3; Plans to Cut Unproductive Dealers

November 07, 2017 Home-automation leader Control4 continues to break records in Q3 2017, and CTRL stock price has tripled in 52 weeks. The company plans to cut its less-committed dealers to make way for enthusiastic newcomers.

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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.

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.

Early Reviews of Neeo Remote Control: Gorgeous Hardware, Flawed Software

Early Reviews of Neeo Remote Control: Gorgeous Hardware, Flawed Software

November 17, 2017 After 2.5 years of waiting, early Kickstarter backers unbox their Neeo remote controls to find beautiful hardware but flaky software for anything but common IR commands. They see potential, though.

Responding to ADT Lawsuit, Ring Refunds ‘Protect’ Pre-orders, Promises New Model

Responding to ADT Lawsuit, Ring Refunds ‘Protect’ Pre-orders, Promises New Model

November 08, 2017 Ring refunds preorders for Ring Protect, Best Buy pulls promos, smart home and security industries pray for ADT win in lawsuit claiming Ring stole IP from Zonoff, ADT’s development partner.

Why a Big Security Dealer and a One-Man Smart-Home Guy Both Use Elk M1

Why a Big Security Dealer and a One-Man Smart-Home Guy Both Use Elk M1

Advertorial · November 06, 2017 Keyth Technologies is a large security dealer that barely touches home automation. Delmore Security is a one-man shop that specializes in smart-home integration. Both use Elk Products' M1 system as their go-to controller.

11 BEST Control and Automation Products of 2017

11 BEST Control and Automation Products of 2017

November 01, 2017 Check out the 2017 BEST Award winners in Control & Automation: ELAN, Origin Acoustics, Whisker Labs, HiberSense, Crestron, more.

What are the Odds New Honeywell DIY Smart Home Hub Has Z-Wave, Alexa, Cellular? [UPDATED]

What are the Odds New Honeywell DIY Smart Home Hub Has Z-Wave, Alexa, Cellular? [UPDATED]

October 25, 2017 Honeywell to launch new 'Smart Security' system on Indiegogo. We guess what's inside the home-automation hub including Z-Wave and 345 Mhz radios. Updated: Perhaps a Lyric Security Controller in new form factor? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

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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.

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.

Learn How to Integrate Your Own Smart Home in 3 Simple Steps

Learn How to Integrate Your Own Smart Home in 3 Simple Steps

Advertorial · March 20, 2017 Interactive webinars explain the simplicity of smart home integration.

Missing Smart Home Standards – Why Did No One Else See the Solution Already a Long Time Ago?

Missing Smart Home Standards – Why Did No One Else See the Solution Already a Long Time Ago?

Advertorial · February 22, 2017 The simple answer to a question, which is bothering a whole industry.

The Simplicity of Open Technologies Put into Practice

The Simplicity of Open Technologies Put into Practice

Advertorial · October 04, 2016 How to commission an installation with devices from more than 420 manufacturers?

Impact of Smart Home Technology on Realtors, Builders & Developers

Impact of Smart Home Technology on Realtors, Builders & Developers

August 15, 2016 Originally recorded LIVE on 08/31/16: Learn how dealers and installers can leverage their expertise to earn more business.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2016

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2016

June 01, 2016 Converging factors within the custom electronics industry evident in our annual CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis survey finds installers consolidating product choices in everything from speakers and networking components, to furniture and cabling.

Nerd Alert: New Crestron IP Control for Apple TV Gen 4, and the Magic of SIMPL#

Nerd Alert: New Crestron IP Control for Apple TV Gen 4, and the Magic of SIMPL#

Oliver Hall, Ultamation · March 16, 2016 UK-based Ultamation is releasing an Apple TV driver (through Gen 4) for Crestron home automation systems. Managing Director explains the magic of SIMPL# programming language.

New! Ultimate (Searchable) Guide to Home Automation at CES 2016, 100+ Pages

New! Ultimate (Searchable) Guide to Home Automation at CES 2016, 100+ Pages

February 01, 2016 100+ pages of home automation, IoT, security and the smart home right here, with full text of the presentation. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2015

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2015

May 25, 2015 Based on numbers from the annual 2015 CE Pro Brand Analysis, culled from responses to the CE Pro 100 entry form gauging the industry’s highest-revenue integrators, it could be argued that today’s most popular trifecta among dealers would include Sony, SnapAV and Control4.

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2D2C

2D2C
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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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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
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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Control4

Control4
Control4 offers the ultimate home automation solution by making the products and systems you already have and use everyday, work together. By integrating everything from lighting control, music, home theater, climate control,...
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Cool Automation

Cool Automation
Meet us at CEDIA Expo in Denver: Sept 11 – 13, 2014 (Booth# 1241). CoolAutomation will exhibit its innovative gateways and control solutions that have become most popular among home automation integrators and HVAC...
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Core Brands

Core Brands
Core Brands combines innovative connected technology platforms with iconic brands to deliver a portfolio of control, audio, power management and video distribution solutions to its channel partners and end users. The...
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ELK Products

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ELK is a leading designer and provider of personalized home and business security, energy conservation management and convenience solutions. ELK has a long history of creating simple, yet innovative products that have now...
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