11 Smart-Home Vendors to Present Elevator Pitches at CEDIA Expo 2018 TechBites

By CE Pro Editors · July 26, 2018 • Which one of these 11 companies will showcase the most innovative smart-home and audio/video products at CEDIA Expo 2018 as part of inaugural TechBites reveal?

13 Tips for Installing Surveillance Cameras in Low-Light Conditions

By Jason Knott · November 21, 2017 • When installing surveillance systems in low-light applications, security integrators must consider processing power, lens selection, IR-illumination technologies, camera positioning and other key factors.

9 Interesting Home Automation Things You Might Have Missed at CEDIA

By Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2017 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson discovers little home automation products and features that were easy to miss at CEDIA 2017, including Global Cache's potential as a smart-home hub, and good news on Nest API.

CommandScape is High-End, Cybersecure Home-Automation System from Netscape Founder Jim Clark

By Julie Jacobson · August 22, 2017 • Cybersecurity at core of CommandScape, a building-management and home-automation manufacturer launched by Netscape founder Jim Clark, and run by former ADT exec. Don Boerema. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

CE Pro 100 Names Top Security Camera Brands

By Robert Archer · June 16, 2017 • IC Realtime leads the way for the sixth year straight. Lilin and Vivotek fall out of the top five, with and Hikvision taking their places. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.

The Incredible Puppy Dog Close: Let Your Clients Test It Out

By Mike Simon · August 23, 2016 • New sales tool from Connect One allows security integrators to let customers 'test out' systems from Axis, Bosch, Exacq, Barix, DMP and ELK Products before they actually purchase it.

1800s Barn Provides High-Tech, Energy Efficient Escape

By Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016 • Home of the Year Gold Winner for Unique Space. From Savant control to LED lighting, every piece of technology in this renovated barn was chosen for its low energy consumption. The goal was to use technology ... to get away from it.

Cozy Smart Home Features Snow Melting System and Automated Fireplace

By Lisa Montgomery · August 21, 2016 • Home of the Year Gold Winner for Smart Home over $150,000. Multiscreen sports viewing, snow melting system and 96 window shades prep 8,000-square-foot mountain home for family retreats with a touch of a button.

CE Pro 100 Top Security Brands: Surveillance, IP Cameras, Fire Systems, Access Control and More

By Robert Archer · June 13, 2016 • Survey of CE Pro 100 top home technology integrators reveals the most-specified brands in these security and surveillance categories as part of our annual Brand Analysis.

Axis Communications Acquires 2N to Form IP Camera and Intercom Powerhouse

By Rodney Bosch · June 3, 2016 • Popular IP camera manufacturer Axis acquires 2N, leading provider of IP-enabled intercom and access control systems.

Axis Outdoor Thermal Network Camera Stabilizes Images, Storage Space

By Robert Archer · November 30, 2015 • Axis has announced its Q11941-E Thermal Network Camera will be available during the fourth quarter, and its MSRP varies from $2,799 to $5,299 depending on the lens.

New IP Cameras & CCTV Trends from IFSEC 2015

By Julie Jacobson · June 22, 2015 • CCTV is following the trends and technologies of broadcast and consumer video, from robotics to HDR imaging to H.265 video compression. Here are examples of IP cameras and surveillance technology from the recent IFSEC 2015, Europe’s leading fire and security expo.

Canon Makes Push to Purchase Axis for $2.8 Billion

By CE Pro Editors · February 10, 2015 • Board of directors for Axis Communications, the marketshare leader in network IP video surveillance cameras and related devices, unanimously supports offer from Canon.

CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis: Top IP Cameras and Surveillance

By Robert Archer · June 2, 2014 • IC Realtime, SnapAV lead the way in the most used IP cameras and surveillance brands.