By Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2018 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson has some advice on last-minute CES 2018 things to see and hear in IoT, audio, video, indoor air quality and home automation.
By Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2018 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson thinks she picked some real winners -- especially in the smart home and IoT categories, and especially in the Eureka Park start-up zone -- even before CES 2018 began.
By Julie Jacobson · December 26, 2017 • 2017 was a big year for mergers and acquisitions in consumer technology, including security, smart home, IoT, cybersecurity, high-performance audio and the home-technology installation channel. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · December 18, 2017 • Neal Communities to install Legrand's P&S electrical products, lighting controls and specialty outlets in 1,200 Sarasota-area homes per year, with Legrand Radiant lighting offered as upgrade.
By Julie Jacobson · December 7, 2017 • Users hate that Sonos unleashes a Wi-Fi broadcast storm even if you’re not using a wireless SonosNet connection. Now Domotz running on a Luxul router lets you kill the RF.
By Jason Knott · November 14, 2017 • Marriott's IoT Guestroom Lab uses IoT technology from Samsung and Legrand to bring voice- and app-controlled virtual assistant to hotel rooms. Deployment still 5 years away.
By Julie Jacobson · October 24, 2017 • In lawsuit, Lutron claims Legrand and its subsidiaries (Watt Stopper, Pass & Seymour, QMotion) infringed on patents involving wallbox dimmers, fluorescent lighting controls and remote-control form factors that resemble Lutron's Pico remote. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · September 15, 2017 • Demonstrated by Legrand, Ketra, Smartika and others at CEDIA 2017, tunable white lighting can be used to regulate circadian rhythms, enhance moods and improve sleep. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Advertorial · August 31, 2017 • The Nuvo P500 delivers excellent sound quality, value and space-savings to home entertainment spaces.
By Jason Knott · August 2, 2017 • Legrand reports 2.4% organic sales growth in U.S. after spending $950 million for acquisition of Milestone AV Technologies to bolster its brand positions.
By CE Pro Editors · August 1, 2017 • Informational webinar originally recorded live on August 9th looks at some best practices for creating a solid Home Automation, Entertainment, and Control platform for your customers.
By Julie Jacobson · July 25, 2017 • Portal.io already lets smart-home technologists search for specialty products, build proposals and purchase gear wholesale from a single site. New ‘Select’ service, to be demonstrated at CEDIA 2017, elevates service to Amazonian levels. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · July 17, 2017 • Integrators prefer hardwired audio systems for performance and reliability, but wireless is king due to flexibility, lower cost and reduced disruption during installation process.
By Julie Jacobson · June 30, 2017 • Legrand and Milestone to blend major home-tech brands Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite, OnQ, NuVo, Qmotion, Middle Atlantic and Vantage, but big play is in commercial AV, with synergies between Mid Atlantic, Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite and Vaddio.
By Adam Forziati · June 28, 2017 • Legrand has signed an agreement to acquire Milestone AV for an enterprise value of $950 million. Legrand brands like Middle Atlantic will join forces with Milestone brands like Chief, Sanus and Da-Lite.