By Julie Jacobson · January 15, 2019 • Ring Smart Lighting system launches at CES 2019 one year after the acquisition of Mr. Beams, maker of quasi-connected outdoor lighting products that Ring is IoT-enabling. Why the proprietary RF and bridge?
By Julie Jacobson · January 4, 2019 • In time for CES 2019, Legrand has the first smart lights certified for the Open Connectivity Foundation's (OCF) device-discovery and -connectivity standard via Samsung Artik.
By CE Pro Editors · October 31, 2018 • Audio Intersection nixes the high-voltage cable in this Elan smart home, running low-voltage cabling to power and control 77 LED fixtures from LumaStream.
By Jason Knott · October 8, 2018 • Coastal Source debuts high-performance $7,500 12.0 Line Source bollard speakers, light-changing Ellipse bollard lights and elegant Hinge lighting, among others, at CEDIA Expo 2018.
By Jason Knott · October 1, 2018 • New 4,500-square-foot Lutron showroom is three times larger than previous Experience Center showcasing Lutron and Ketra products.
By Jason Knott · September 10, 2018 • Florida-based integrator Luxury Illumination sells 60 percent of clients into service contracts around specialty exterior lighting.
By Jason Knott · August 31, 2018 • At CEDIA Expo, Lutron goes all in on lighting fixtures and bulbs with integrated Ketra room. Ed Blair takes reins as executive vice president for custom market.
By Jason Knott · August 17, 2018 • Noon Home CEO Erik Charlton will showcase the company's automatic bulb-detection technology for integrators who stop by Booth 835 at CEDIA Expo 2018.
By CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2018 • Smart lighting control has been steadily growing in market share, and currently accounts for 63 percent of smart lighting sales, according to a new report.
By Julie Jacobson · August 7, 2018 • Crestron demos 360-degree SolarSync photosensor that delivers solar information from the outdoors to tunable white lighting controls indoors for healthy daylighting.
By Jay Basen · July 26, 2018 • Tunable white lighting, temperature control, automated heating pads and smarter beds can improve wellness through better sleep.
By CE Pro Editors · July 26, 2018 • 'CEDIA Talks' at Expo 2018 feature 12 short presentations for smart-home pros in areas such as wellness, blockchain, robotics and 'multidimensional light.'
By Lisa Montgomery · July 23, 2018 • Understanding trends in design can provide greater insight to the home technologies that people want.
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.