By Julie Jacobson · June 3, 2019 • Julie Jacobson analyzes data from CE Pro 100 Brand Surveys in the home-automation category, from 2014 to 2019.
By Julie Jacobson · May 26, 2019 • Mike O'Neal, president of Nortek Security & Control, departs after eight years. He led Linear and 2Gig security and home-automation brands, oversaw merger with Nortek's Core Brands.
By Jason Knott · May 2, 2019 • CE Pro’s Smart Home Deep Dive Study reveals number and types of interfaces, room placement, pricing, margin, manhours, and brand preference for smart home installations
By CE Pro Editors · April 12, 2019 • During ISC West, 2GIG showed off its new GC2e and GC3e security panels, as well as a new line of fully encrypted sensors.
By Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2019 • New Clare One UL-listed security and home automation system will integrate with third-party home controllers, incorporate SnapAV services including OvrC.
By CE Pro Editors · March 28, 2019 • The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm JL Automation to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Caleb Brewer and his family.
By Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 2018 • Beyond MicroLED TVs and stunning sound systems, CEDIA Expo 2018 showcased other smart-home trends including robotic patio umbrellas, multipurpose IoT sensors, and smart leak detection systems.
By CE Pro Editors · November 7, 2018 • Each of the 27 properties in three new RC Homes communities will include a standard Elan home-automation package with a video doorbell, smart thermostat, smart light switches, and prewiring for data and entertainment.
By CE Pro Editors · October 25, 2018 • The 2GIG GC3 security panel comes complete with a user interface, a wireless transceiver, controller, and communicator all in one package.
By CE Pro Editors · June 26, 2018 • Nortek says 2GIG Water Leak Detector is the first to provide dual-source protection against water leaks and flooding.
By Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2018 • At ISC West 2018, Nortek Security & Control (NSC) demonstrated new Elan IP cameras and NVRs, integrated with Elan home automation system and 2Gig security - a first in the home-control category.
By Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2018 • IoT garage-door controller provides all the safety measures required of UL 985 for ‘unattended operation’ but it’s stupid simple for DIY installs.
By CE Pro Editors · March 7, 2018 • NSC has created a training program that includes on-site education events, webinars, and five training modules.
By Jason Knott · January 31, 2018 • Mike Jordan, vice president of product management at Nortek Security & Control, talks about new Elan surveillance cameras and NVRs, 3D interface, 2GIG GC3 panel integration, HR10 and HR30 remotes, and new Niles and SpeakerCraft outdoor speakers.
By Jason Knott · January 16, 2018 • Newly merged Core Brands and Nortek Security Controls (NSC) demo Elan and 2GIG integration for professional installers, plus Stove & Grill Guard security sensor for stoves and UL-listed Rely -- a small, powerful, low-cost security panel.