By CE Pro Editors · June 13, 2018 • The new sDock Fix and sDock Nano expand smart-things line of iPad and iPhone docks, providing integrators with additional options for touchscreen home control stations.
By Julie Jacobson · June 4, 2018 • Announced at WWDC 2018, Crestron, Control4 and Savant home automation systems will be able to control Apple TVs via IP in the new iOS 12; Dolby Atmos support comes to tvOS.
By CE Pro Editors · April 24, 2018 • Smart homes demand smart outdoor spaces and these three award-winning installations give clients just that -- durable audio/video, extreme cellular service, and motorized gates that trigger 'Welcome Home'
By CE Pro Editors · March 16, 2018 • ADT credits marketing and installation efficiencies for 4% revenue gain. Breakeven point per subsidized installation cut to 2.5 years. Possible Amazon partnership on table.
By Jason Knott · December 15, 2017 • Integrators should use latest Apple HomeKit vulnerability to talk about cybersecurity, service agreements to clients.
By Robert Archer · December 7, 2017 • Futuresource research shows 4K TVs, set-top boxes and streamers from Roku, Apple, Amazon are widely accessible, but 4K content is sparse, and HDR suffers from lack of standards.
By Jason Knott · November 9, 2017 • How do CE pros make money with voice control like Amazon Echo, Google Assistant and others, which one is best, and is it a service opportunity or service nightmare?
By Chelsea Cafiero · July 26, 2017 • Roomba maker iRobot has been collecting spacial mapping technologies as it vacuums and is now looking to share the data with Google, Apple or Amazon in the next couple of years.
By Jason Knott · July 5, 2017 • With debut of Alibaba Tmall Genie X1 smart speaker at just $73, the race to the bottom in voice control has officially started.
By Robert Archer · June 15, 2017 • Not surprisingly, Amazon’s Alexa dominates the voice control market, followed by Apple's Siri, Savant, Google and Comcast. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 13, 2017 • Apple now leads the category as Control4 pulls into a near dead heat with longtime commanding category leader URC for second place. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Chelsea Cafiero · June 9, 2017 • We're comparing Apple to oranges. Here's why Apple HomePod stands apart from its supposed competitors, Amazon, Google and Sonos.
By Jason Knott · June 8, 2017 • Savant Wally is new line of dedicated smart home control touchscreens in three different sizes with presence sensor technology.
By Jason Knott · June 5, 2017 • Targeting Sonos and Amazon Alexa, Apple HomePod aims to reinvent home music with $349 quality voice-controlled home audio speaker that also controls all HomeKit-connected devices.
By Robert Archer · June 2, 2017 • Kaleidescape reclaims the top position, followed by Autonomic, Sonos, Apple and Roku. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.