By Julie Jacobson · May 26, 2019 • Mike O'Neal, president of Nortek Security & Control, departs after eight years. He led Linear and 2Gig security and home-automation brands, oversaw merger with Nortek's Core Brands.
By Julie Jacobson · February 28, 2018 • A horse-birthing sensor from Foalert integrates with an Elan home automation system to send text messages, flash the lights, and play a "neighing" loop through 18 in-home speakers when a foal is on the way.
By CE Pro Editors · January 3, 2018 • What used to be a gym is now a fancy home theater that converts to a golf-simulation playground with the press of a button on an Elan home-automation system.
By Jason Knott · December 19, 2017 • Nortek Security & Control (2GIG, Linear, GoControl) and Core Brands (Elan, SpeakerCraft, Niles, Xantech, Panamax, Proficient, Gefen) unite to form new company called NSC.
By CE Pro Editors · November 15, 2017 • Elan Training Center in Dallas holds two-and-a-half-day programs to design, install and maintain Elan control solutions.
By CE Pro Editors · November 10, 2017 • With the help of the Gary Sinise FoundationEdina, Minn.-based JJ Orion traveled to Texas to install an Elan home automation system in a new home for an Afghanistan war veteran.
By Jason Knott · September 22, 2017 • Core Brands focuses on Elan with new Elan Flagship Program, video-over-IP solution, 12.5% rebate program, builder program and two new slick Elan remote controls.
By CE Pro Editors · September 7, 2017 • Core Brands company Elan will show its new HR30 and HR10 controllers, programmable via Elan's Configuration Software, at CEDIA.
By Jason Knott · September 7, 2017 • Proficient Protege Series loudspeakers feature bookshelf, floorstanding, soundbar styles aimed at enabling integrators to install more Dolby Atmos and DTS:X systems.
By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2017 • Opinion: After acquiring SnapAV, private equity giant Hellman & Friedman likely will follow up with 'transformational transaction' that disrupts home-technology landscape: Control4? Savant? Core Brands? Interlogix? PlumChoice? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · May 26, 2017 • Thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation — along with Core Brands and Lutron — U.S. Army Sergeant Franz Walkup can easily control his smart home’s audio, video, lighting, security, climate and irrigation.
By Julie Jacobson · May 9, 2017 • At ISC 2017, Core Brands touted Proficient Audio and Gefen; URC and RTI (Pro Control) showed security-friendly home-automation; Luxul and other CEDIA-oriented companies also chased high-volume security dealers.
By Julie Jacobson · April 13, 2017 • Crestron, Control4, Elan, Lutron, Vantage, URC, Savant, RTI and so many other smart-home controllers can disappear into drywall and solid surfaces with flush-mount systems from Wall-Smart.
By Robert Archer · March 27, 2017 • Core Brands and Elan to provide homebuilders with a range of entertainment and control solutions for new homes through the Elan Builder Program.
By Julie Jacobson · December 30, 2016 • Samsung, Nortek, Honeywell, Harman, SnapAV, Control4, AVAD, Somfy, Alarm.com, TiVo, B&W, Alarm.com and Icontrol were just some of the home-technology companies involved in mergers, acquisitions and investments in 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)