By CE Pro Editors · June 26, 2018 • Alula Connect+ security and home-automation platform can be installed during construction at very low cost to homebuilder, allowing integration with built-in smart-home tech like Pella Insynctive windows and doors.
By Andrew Nichols · June 25, 2018 • 'Jurassic World Revealed' game with Amazon Alexa voice interface is another reason for integrators to incorporate voice control in whole-house solutions.
By Julie Jacobson · June 22, 2018 • Report says Amazon is contemplating selling homeowners insurance alongside robots, security, home automation and other IoT devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Andrew Nichols · June 21, 2018 • Originally announced at Google I/O in May, the company's latest Home update includes the ability to hold a conversation with Google Assistant voice control.
By CE Pro Editors · June 16, 2018 • At Infocomm 2018, Optoma announced UHD51A 4K is first voice-controllable home-theater projector compatible with both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.
By Lisa Montgomery · June 12, 2018 • Alexa can now play, pause, and even search up movies and TV shows in 4K Ultra HD on multiple devices.
By CE Pro Editors · June 6, 2018 • Amazon Alexa, not surprisingly, is the top voice-control brand among CE Pro 100 high-revenue integrators, but Google Assistant is starting to register, according to the 2018 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis.
By Lisa Montgomery · May 16, 2018 • Think beyond mirror TVs and dimmable lighting for the master bath; customizable shower systems offer another stream of revenue.
By Robert Archer · May 15, 2018 • One of the first Amazon Alexa-controlled projectors, the Optoma UHD51A has a TI chipset to deliver 4K home theater images at $1,699.
By CE Pro Editors · May 9, 2018 • Amazon partners with national homebuilder Lennar to create Alexa-enabled smart homes in select cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington D.C.
By Robert Archer · May 8, 2018 • Adding to its selection of mid-priced A/V receivers, the newly bolstered Denon X-Series and S-Series offer Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound, Amazon Alexa voice control, and increased video functionality.
By Julie Jacobson · May 1, 2018 • Arriving in 2019, new Honeywell melds Vista, Lynx, Lyric into single platform with user-replaceable batteries, cellular modules, home-automation radios, and a back-end system that enables remote monitoring and diagnostics by security pros.
By Robert Archer · April 3, 2018 • In a move to expand its smart home products, the Eaton Halo Home line of smart lighting solutions omit the need of a gateway to provide homeowners with a wealth of control options.
By CE Pro Editors · March 28, 2018 • Savant home automation and a $50 Amazon Echo Dot control this award-winning home theater featuring elaborate star ceiling, high-end Kaleidescape movie server ... and a $100 Roku HD.
By Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2018 • Azione Unlimited, a buying group for home-technology pros, adds another DIY vendor to the roster -- Google Home -- shortly after Sonos joins the group.