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TiO Home Automation Maker Furloughs Employees, Continues to ‘Move Forward’

By Julie Jacobson · May 3, 2014 • Automated Control Technology Partners (ACTP) furloughs workers; founder Mike Anderson vehemently denies tales of the home automation company's demise and expects to come out "stronger."

vNet Officially Dead: Founder Pays $599k to City, Files for Bankruptcy

By Julie Jacobson · June 14, 2013 • Bill Beierwaltes, founder of now-defunct Colorado vNet, settles lawsuit with Loveland, Colo., which had paid for the home automation firm to stay in town. ‘Serial entrepreneur’ files for bankruptcy. (Julie Jacobson/CE Pro)

Interview: Why Mike Anderson is Closing, Reinventing 3vNet

By Julie Jacobson · April 8, 2013 • One year after buying Colorado vNet from Russound, Anderson to close 3vNet, launch new home automation company ACTP; wireless audio coming soon.

The End of vNet: Owner to Discontinue, Launch new Home Automation Co.

By Steve Crowe · April 8, 2013 • Industry veteran Mike Anderson is forming Automated Control Technology Partners to be the parent company for a number of brands, including 3vNet, which will be discontinued.

3vNet Launches Certification Program with Training Allies

By CE Pro Editors · October 4, 2012 • 3vNet is partnering with Training Allies to launch a two-tiered online and classroom-based certification program starting in January 2013.

3vNET CB1 Control Bridge

By Robert Archer · August 7, 2012 • The Orlando, Fla.-based manufacturer 3vNET has introduced its new CB1 Control Bridge, and according to the company, the unit is designed to serve as a gateway for lighting control within a home automation system.

Why on Earth Did Mike Anderson Buy vNet?

By Julie Jacobson · July 5, 2012 • Russound finally dumped Colorado vNet after the home automation company caused it so much grief. So why did Mike Anderson buy the cast-off and rename it 3vNet?