By Julie Jacobson · March 25, 2019 • Leviton's new IoT Load Center is a circuit box with snap-in breakers (no rewiring necessary) and Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring, diagnostics and control via Leviton smart-home app.
By Julie Jacobson · March 19, 2019 • BSH opens Home Connect APIs for integrating Bosch, Thermador and Siemens smart appliances with third-party home-automation systems and culinary service providers.
By Andrew Nichols · March 5, 2019 • Now that CES 2019, KBIS, and IBS are all wrapped up, there are some innovative smart kitchen gadgets integrators should keep an eye on.
By Julie Jacobson · February 26, 2019 • KBIS/IBS 2019: The Qi wireless power standard for cellphones gets a wattage upgrade to power kitchen appliances with no cords, but prices could be steep.
By Julie Jacobson · February 21, 2019 • IBS 2019: SnapAV becomes sole distributor of Clare Controls affordable Z-Wave home-automation system, distributes Alula security products, incorporates into OvrC.
By Andrew Nichols · February 20, 2019 • During the International Builders Show 2019, Control4 unveiled its version of a tiny home packed with smart lighting, intelligent appliances, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
By Julie Jacobson · January 24, 2017 • Recently launched by several A/V industry luminaries, Rayva showed an impressive home theater at IBS 2017, pitching turnkey rooms that start at $69k and go well into six figures. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · January 20, 2017 • Hampton Products debuts the $249 Brink's ARRAY smart deadbolt lock which will be sold direct, via retail and through professional installation. Lock is Wi-Fi-based with advanced features to extend battery life.
By Julie Jacobson · January 13, 2017 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson takes over the @CEDIA Twitter account during IBS 2017. Here's the show in Tweets, including gems from Panasonic, Legrand. Rayva, OneLink and the home-builder community. #JJTakeover
By Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2017 • Beyond traditional smart-home products, we spied some other interesting home technologies at the 2017 Builders Show – magnetic laundry vents, interchangeable electrical outlets, IoT candles ….