By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018 • 2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
By Bob Dolph · October 10, 2018 • Smart-home pros stymied by a home-automation challenge should check with the security industry for problem-solving adapters, sensors, communicators, and other useful thingamajigs.
By Lisa Montgomery · October 3, 2018 • From installing industrial-strength controllers for ski resorts to tricking out an old-western saloon, Mountain Heritage Systems maintains a diverse log of projects and embraces change—a formula that's kept the company going from for four decades.
By Advertorial · September 27, 2018 • Two-way wireless communication, corporate-level encryption, other features protect M1 system from cyberattacks.
By Advertorial · April 19, 2018 • 22,000-square-foot home and 10,000-square-foot garage protected from top to bottom with Elk M1 Gold security system; fuses seamlessly with Elan.
By CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2018 • Exactly 7,500 votes from integrators identify the 2018 CE Pro Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support, deal programs and much more.
By Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2018 • Smarter video surveillance, neighborhood-oriented services, and machine learning are some of the alarm and home-automation trends to to expect at ISC West.
By Advertorial · November 6, 2017 • Keyth Technologies is a large security dealer that barely touches home automation. Delmore Security is a one-man shop that specializes in smart-home integration. Both use Elk Products' M1 system as their go-to controller.
By Lisa Montgomery · July 19, 2017 • We cover a lot of big, beautiful smart homes on CE Pro, but this 22,000-square-foot residence is a winner with Elan entertainment and control, home theater, Lutron lighting, Elk security and luxury car collection.
By Advertorial · May 17, 2017 • When Digital Audio Video Environments (DAVE) looked into adding security to its audio, video and home-automation business, the company selected Elk Products because “they care about custom.”
By Julie Jacobson · May 5, 2017 • As POTS lines disappear, security dealers are upgrading alarm panels with dual-path communicators that provide both IP (Wi-Fi or hardwired) and cellular connections to the central station.
By CE Pro Editors · April 1, 2017 • While they didn't make our annual Quest for Quality Awards list, companies like AudioControl, Stewart Filmscreen, One Firefly, eero and others were passionately singled out by dealers in their Q4Q entries.
By Advertorial · November 22, 2016 • Two-way communications is commonplace in custom-installed home systems, but less so in security devices. Here's why dealers should demand two-way feedback from inexpensive sensors and keyfobs.
By CE Pro Editors · October 20, 2016 • Check out the 2016 BEST Award winners in the Control and Automation category: IC Real Tech, ELK, iRoom, Logitech, QMotion, Crestron and Basalte.
By CE Pro Editors · October 18, 2016 • Two-way keyfobs from Elk Products and Z-Wave receive feedback from the alarm system, ensuring a message to arm or disarm has been received.