By Rodney Bosch · December 12, 2018 • Mass-market DIY home automation systems work for production homes, but should be deployed with ‘white-glove’ service, and supported after the fact: ‘Connected Home’ panel with DR Horton and KB Homes
By Jason Knott · August 10, 2018 • ADT reports 6% revenue boost and 73% of all new customers opt for ADT Pulse smart home automation. Pigeonholes Google, Amazon DIY security offerings as suitable for ‘renters.'
By CE Pro Editors · June 7, 2018 • 2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.
By Andrew Nichols · April 13, 2018 • ISC West is chock full of companies vying for your time, so here's another group of worthwhile booths and things to see.
By Andrew Nichols · April 13, 2018 • A roundup of all things ISC West, be sure to check out these tweets to know what to prioritize before leaving the show floor.
By Robert Archer · April 11, 2018 • Engineered with modern industrial design, 128-bit security encryption, and Z-Wave connectivity, the Kwikset Obsidian smart locks integrates into a variety of homes without compromising safety.
By Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2017 • Lennar reportedly is shedding traditional IoT products and ‘CEDIA’ installers in favor of wireless DIY home automation systems installed by Amazon Smart Home Services. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Robert Archer · June 16, 2017 • A new category for 2017, Yale leads the Smart Door Locks/Dead Bolt category in a tight race with Kwikset. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 16, 2017 • The access control category has exploded. Control4 nearly triples its total, while Savant does triple its tally. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Chelsea Cafiero · May 9, 2017 • A break-in at this Hawaii home destroyed an almost-finished lighting, shades, pool and climate installation. Integrator Eco High Fidelity had to start from scratch – this time including security too.
By Advertorial · December 15, 2016 • Performance and good looks go hand-in-hand when selling smart door locks to your customers.
By Advertorial · November 16, 2016 • eStream Digital notes easy integration and aesthetic appeal as selling attributes of Kwikset smart locks.
By Robert Archer · October 12, 2016 • The newly redesigned Kwikset SmartCode 916 provides all the features of its SmartCode 914 Deadbolt lock, including keyless entry and integration with home automation systems.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 29, 2016 • Consumer publication Electronic House calls out eight gems from CEDIA 2016 that will get your customers excited about home automation.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 17, 2016 • Electronic security company Kwikset reveals its keyless, touchpad-based deadbolt lock, named Obsidian, to CEDIA 2016 attendees.