Health And Wellness
By Jocelyn Hutt · June 19, 2019 • Highlights from ICFF 2019 contemporary lighting and furniture expo included modern takes on chandeliers, wellness-centric steam rooms and at least one home-automation offering.
By Julie Jacobson · May 24, 2019 • Home automation company shows HomeKit-enabled circuit breakers, smart bulbs, DMX LED lighting strips, human-centered lighting at Lightfair 2019.
By Jason Knott · April 19, 2019 • Despite 23% growth rate in 2018, HTSA buying group to focus on sales relationship training for 2019, along with lighting, energy and wellness.
By Julie Jacobson · March 15, 2019 • Humans are hardwired to relish nature and thrive in a 24-hour circadian cycle. Smart-home pros can fake-believe nature through smart lighting, indoor air quality, beneficial sounds, visuals and other wellness-related stimuli.
By Jason Knott · February 28, 2019 • Best Buy passes 1 million members for annual $199 Total Tech Support service in less than one year. BBY stock price skyrockets 17%.
By Julie Jacobson · January 21, 2019 • What might look like an ordinary bed, USB cable, Ring doorbell or dog toilet ... are actually smarter than they appeared at CES 2019.
By CE Pro Editors · January 11, 2019 • The Philips Cares digital caregiving platform allows family and friends to stay informed of their loved one's wellbeing and includes a personal alert button with 24/7 emergency support.
By Julie Jacobson · January 2, 2019 • Iconic audio company Bose invested big in augmented reality and health & wellness in 2018, with smart glasses, walking tours and SleepBuds.
By Andrew Nichols · December 7, 2018 • Julie Jacobson, with CEDIA podmeisters Ed Wenck and Walt Zerbe, recap the year in home technology, shame the guest on bad 2018 predictions, and discuss trends for 2019 in CEDIA Tech Council Podcast #89
By Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2018 • PREVIEW: CE Pro's Top 5 Home Technology Trends for 2019 address opportunities and challenges for smart-home pros in wellness, low-voltage lighting, cord-cutting, architectural design and the labor crisis.
By Andrew Nichols · November 9, 2018 • CES 2019 Smart Home Finds: A new Rachio competitor, an AI-driven camera "police have been asking for," IAQ and lighting solutions for wellness, and a self-learning home automation systems that hit every buzzword in the IoT playbook.
By Julie Jacobson · November 5, 2018 • Medicare and Medicaid loosened restrictions on reimbursement for remote patient monitoring, paving the way for more insurance providers to cover home-health technology.
By Julie Jacobson · November 5, 2018 • Anticipating dire economic straits for 2019, Azione chairman Richard Glikes urges home-tech integrators to embrace lighting and wellness, and to get aggressive on workforce development and marketing.
By Robert Archer · November 2, 2018 • Addressing the health and wellness market, the newly introduced Bose Sleep Earbuds are designed to help people sleep better at night.
By Julie Jacobson · October 18, 2018 • ‘Environments for Aging’ highlights several trends in senior living that home-tech integrators could exploit, like entertainment spaces for visiting families and ‘man caves’ for game day.