By Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2017 • Longtime CEDIA integrator Kris Hogg dives into Neeo remote and home-control system, saying it's a fine product with lots of promise if you temper expectations. Bugs with Sonos, Philips Hue, Fire TV sure to be addressed.
By Julie Jacobson · August 3, 2017 • BlackWire Designs launches home-automation driver store, starting with Control4, then URC, RTI, Elan and Crestron. First up: two-way integration with HomeKit (and Siri), Freshdesk, Roku, push notifications, more.
By Julie Jacobson · March 31, 2017 • BlackWire launches emoji driver for Control4 home automation systems, wooing Millennials with icons they know and love.
By Julie Jacobson · March 10, 2017 • Just-Add-Power's popular HDMI-over-IP systems now work with Savant smart-home systems without complex programming, thanks to free online tool from BlackWire Designs.
By Julie Jacobson · January 1, 2017 • BlackWire introduces Ring Events Driver for Contro4 home automation systems, integrating motion sensing and doorbell presses directly (no cloud required), but not yet video. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · August 30, 2013 • Blackwire creates software that makes Control4 more flexible, especially for commercial installs. Now the company is distributing products including interesting finds for ZigBee and IP networking.
By Julie Jacobson · August 7, 2012 • Ideal for bars and restaurants, new Quick Control apps from Blackwire offer easy access to favorites, zone status and metadata without having to toggle from screen to screen.