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 Arlen Schweiger · February 15, 2018 • Led by Brad Smith, Audio Video Design of Westwood, Mass., earned Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division honors as top integrator at CES 2018's Mark of Excellence Awards ceremony.
By Jason Knott · February 5, 2018 • Pioneering female entrepreneur Helen Heneveld of Bedrock Learning blazed trail in custom electronics industry for 28 years.
By CE Pro Editors · January 10, 2018 • Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has named the winners of the 2018 TechHome Division Mark of Excellence Awards for products and projects.
By Chuck Schneider · December 11, 2017 • Test your memory banks on past Monster concert headliners, technology debuts, award winners and other past CES tidbits.
By CE Pro Editors · September 1, 2017 • Enter today for the 2018 CTA Mark of Excellence Awards to be honored at CES 2018, in the March issue of CE Pro magazine and online at CEPro.com.
By Jason Knott · June 28, 2017 • Integrator uses cybersecurity checklist to guide technicians on jobsite, as well as sell clients on value of home network (without their eyes glazing over).
By Coleen Sterns Leith · April 18, 2017 • Make your company stand out above the rest with an industry award like CTA’s TechHome Mark of Excellence. Here are 7 tips to elevate your entry.
By Jason Knott · April 14, 2017 • Whisker Labs's low-voltage sensor identifies electrical signatures, enabling integrators to earn RMR from energy management of every device in a smart home.
By CE Pro Editors · March 23, 2017 • New Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Connected Home Security Checklist Tool details proper cybersecurity protocols for installing Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
By D. Craig MacCormack · February 27, 2017 • Salary and benefits matter — but not as much as intangible benefits like company culture, challenging work and career advancement potential.
By Jason Knott · February 27, 2017 • First-ever joint CTA/CE Pro Workforce Study identifies key skillsets, budgets and resources for hiring, training and retaining technicians.
By Jason Knott · February 1, 2017 • Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA) training cooperative conducts 35% more exams in 2016 and sells 130% more training guidebooks for entry-level technicians.
By Jason Knott · January 26, 2017 • FCC issues a white paper warning the commercial IoT industry that it had better address cybersecurity risks with testing, authentication safeguards and best practices or manufacturers will face extreme government interaction... and soon!
By CE Pro Editors · January 13, 2017 • After a strong 2016 with 8.1% average growth, integrators look to keep momentum going for 2017. Now if only they can find technicians to hire.