By Andrew Nichols · July 10, 2018 • According to Matt Scott, president of OMEGA Audio Video, a good lighting setup may cause spontaneous hugs and high-fives from clients.
By Lisa Montgomery · June 15, 2018 • Integrator BlueSpeed AV outfits 7,000-square-foot garage with a Savant smart home control, as well as Lutron lighting and shades, to help client display rare cars.
By CE Pro Editors · June 14, 2018 • Ideal for construction sites and new-home communities, Ascend Smart Wi-Fi light switches from Intermatic can be programmed without network connections for security and energy efficiency.
By CE Pro Editors · June 5, 2018 • SLIDESHOW: Savant updates home-automation and lighting-control system, adds Music 2.0 with support for Spotify, Pandora, TIDAL, other streaming music services.
By Lisa Montgomery · May 10, 2018 • Savant controls tie into USAI lighting fixtures, providing customers easy regulation of lighting color and temperature.
By Julie Jacobson · May 1, 2018 • Acquisition of Terra Speakers gives Leon a big boost in custom audio for commercial and outdoor applications; made-in-America companies plan to 'create a brand new category' in lighting and sound.
By Jason Knott · April 17, 2018 • Lutron takes its first-ever step into light source/bulb manufacturing with agreement to buy Ketra's 'natural light' solutions that emulate daylight in interior spaces.
By Julie Jacobson · April 5, 2018 • Way beyond a "distribution deal," the partnership between Lutron and SnapAV is an ambitious effort to expand the lighting-control universe, and to extend the ecosystem of OvrC-enabled managed services for the home-technology channel.
By Jason Knott · February 19, 2018 • Low-voltage lighting fixture manufacturer LumaStream sees ‘exponential’ growth in CE pro channel for margin-laden LED lighting fixtures, design service.
By Julie Jacobson · February 7, 2018 • At ISE 2018, Lutron shows "two-channel" lighting to control both color temperature and intensity for optimal daylight simulation.
By Julie Jacobson · February 6, 2018 • At ISE 2018, Control4 introduces most affordable smart-home controller yet: CA-1 with Wi-Fi, ZigBee, optional Z-Wave targets production-home builders. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2018 • CES 2018: Ring reportedly settles with ADT in Zonoff lawsuit for $25 million, plans to launch super-cheap 'Ring Alarm' security system soon, adds Z-Wave sensors, acquires Mr. Beams (Wireless Environment, LLC). (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Arlen Schweiger · January 11, 2018 • Crestron systems can now integrate Google Assistant to activate lighting controls, and Crestron is working with Google on the second phase of voice control for complete smart-home systems.
By Jason Knott · October 27, 2017 • Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) plans to disrupt ‘convoluted and almost crooked’ lighting design and fixture business; buying group picks up Ketra, Q-Tran, Lightology, DMF Lighting.
By Advertorial · May 24, 2017 • Or in short: How to become a lighting expert within 1 hour.