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Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

SnapAV's acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies:…

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Intuitive Interface Is Key to Lighting, Energy Storage/Management Systems

As energy battery storage systems and IP-controllable lighting gain momentum, Savant advises integrators to use…

Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

May 17, 2019 SnapAV's acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn


Intuitive Interface Is Key to Lighting, Energy Storage/Management Systems

May 15, 2019 As energy battery storage systems and IP-controllable lighting gain momentum, Savant advises integrators to use interfaces that allow their clients to take full advantage.

Nashville Penthouse Features Custom James Loudspeaker Soundbar, Savant Control

Nashville Penthouse Features Custom James Loudspeaker Soundbar, Savant Control

May 14, 2019 Home systems integrators from Pro AV Engineering install low-profile A/V and control equipment to preserve the cosmetics of luxury show home.

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.


Control4 to Dealers: Exploit Amazon Alexa for Smart-Home Success

May 06, 2019 Amazon Alexa and Google Home are driving the smart home business growth. Use that to your advantage, advises Control4's Brad Hintze.


Make Personalization Your Smart Home Mantra

May 03, 2019 Paying attention to device integration, intelligent automation, and the user experience are key factors to creating a properly personalized smart home, advises URC.


ABB Brings Mid-Market Solution to US Integration Channel

May 02, 2019 Well-suited for single family homes and MDUs, ABB’s smart home solution integrates with brands such as Philips Hue, Sonos, Amazon Alexa, Miele and Home Connect.

Deviating from Cookie-Cutter Interfaces Pays Dividends

Deviating from Cookie-Cutter Interfaces Pays Dividends

May 01, 2019 Personalized user interfaces like URC Total Control 2.0 help integrators differentiate from competitors and strengthen client interaction with smart home controls.

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

April 26, 2019 Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are "the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net."

New Vivint Pro Program is ‘Dream’ RMR Opportunity for Home-Tech Channel

New Vivint Pro Program is ‘Dream’ RMR Opportunity for Home-Tech Channel

April 09, 2019 New Vivint Smart Home Authorized Pro program enables home-tech pros to earn RMR and product margins on alarm and home-automation systems and services, leaving all the heavy lifting to Vivint.

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Make Personalization Your Smart Home Mantra

May 03, 2019 Paying attention to device integration, intelligent automation, and the user experience are key factors to creating a properly personalized smart home, advises URC.

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

April 26, 2019 Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are "the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net."

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

Alula BAT-Connect Adds Cellular, IP, Home Automation to Ordinary Security Panels

April 05, 2019 Alula claims its new BAT-Connect is first 'triple-path' alarm communicator with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and 4G/LTE cellular (CAT M1 for 5G transition), plus unified dashboard for security, surveillance and Z-Wave home automation.

Leviton’s New Wi-Fi Load Center: ‘No One Else’ Integrates Breakers, Lighting, Energy, Automation

Leviton’s New Wi-Fi Load Center: ‘No One Else’ Integrates Breakers, Lighting, Energy, Automation

March 25, 2019 Leviton's new IoT Load Center is a circuit box with snap-in breakers (no rewiring necessary) and Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring, diagnostics and control via Leviton smart-home app.

Vivint Adds Connected Cars to Security and Smart-Home Ecosystem

Vivint Adds Connected Cars to Security and Smart-Home Ecosystem

March 22, 2019 Powered by Mojio, Vivint Smart Home's new Car Guard lets homeowners monitor the security, location and diagnostics of a car in the same app used for home security and home automation.

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

Analysis: ADT Pulse vs. Command and Control; 3G Sunset Doom as ‘Opportunity’

March 21, 2019 ADT Pulse replaced by 'dream' security and home-automation system ADT Command and Control, powered by Alarm.com, but ADT faces upgrade challenge for some 3.7 million customers due to 3G, CDMA sunset.

Wall-Smart Quick to Ship Flush Mounts for Latest iPad Pro, Crestron Horizon, More

Wall-Smart Quick to Ship Flush Mounts for Latest iPad Pro, Crestron Horizon, More

March 08, 2019 ISE 2019: Wall-Smart's deep relationships with home-tech device manufacturers allows the company to build and ship flush-mount solutions for the newest tech.

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

SnapAV Dives into Security and Z-Wave, Teams with Clare and Alula

February 21, 2019 IBS 2019: SnapAV becomes sole distributor of Clare Controls affordable Z-Wave home-automation system, distributes Alula security products, incorporates into OvrC.

Crestron’s For-Real Two-Way IP Control of Apple TV: TSR-310 as Siri Remote

Crestron’s For-Real Two-Way IP Control of Apple TV: TSR-310 as Siri Remote

February 14, 2019 At ISE 2019, Crestron showed first two-way IP control of Apple TV, turning the TSR-310 home-automation controller into a 'native' Siri remote.

Savant Shows Home Automation OSD through Apple TV

Savant Shows Home Automation OSD through Apple TV

February 13, 2019 At ISE 2019, Savant demonstrated smart-home control via on-screen display (OSD) using Apple remote.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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?

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

The Simplicity of Open Technologies Put into Practice

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

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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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