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 Andrew Nichols · July 30, 2018 • Lenovo Smart Display ($199) is first Google Assistant with a screen -- ideal for consumers married to the Google ecosystem, including Maps, Calendar, Nest, Android phones, Duo video calling, Android Things and more.
By CE Pro Editors · July 24, 2018 • Inaugural CEDIA Tech Talks presented by CE Pro to cover home battery power, emerging IoT opportunities, and profitability advice.
By Jason Knott · July 18, 2018 • Google realigns Nest into its home and living room products division to leverage AI and machine learning. CEO Farwan Marwaz steps down.
By Jason Knott · June 27, 2018 • CE Pro 100 integrator Just One Touch / Video & Audio Center earns 45% of total revenues from custom installation by incorporating home automation into every part of the retailer's new high-end L.A. mall location.
By Jason Knott · June 22, 2018 • Distributor PAA says being part of Catalyst AV has made ‘tremendous difference’ with 17 new lines added to portfolio in one year.
By CE Pro Editors · June 20, 2018 • Security and home-automation giant Vivint doubles down on Google, adding Google Wifi mesh networking, Google Home with voice control, and Nest Thermostat E to smart-home installs.
By Robert Archer · June 5, 2018 • Audio Video Experience has invested significant resources into its new Control4 Certified Showroom to demonstrate to its clients the benefits of an automated home, while providing them with easy-to-use and high-performance A/V.
By Julie Jacobson · May 4, 2018 • I-View Now and newcomer Chekt enable security and smart-home dealers to add video verification to traditional alarm monitoring, providing recurring revenue to the installer and improved emergency response to the end user.
By Advertorial · May 1, 2018 • Hooked on Nest thermostats, smoke and CO alarms and indoor/outdoor surveillance cameras, this Nest Elite Pro dealer -- and his Nest-obsessed customers -- can't wait to integrate the new Nest Hello video doorbell and Next x Yale smart lock, starting today. The products are now available.
By CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2018 • Exactly 7,500 votes from integrators identify the 2018 CE Pro Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support, deal programs and much more.
By Jason Knott · March 28, 2018 • With the proliferation of front door camera systems such as Ring, Nest Hello, and others, the liability and ownership rights to the images is coming to the forefront.
By Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2018 • Smarter video surveillance, neighborhood-oriented services, and machine learning are some of the alarm and home-automation trends to to expect at ISC West.
By CE Pro Editors · March 21, 2018 • LRG will serve as the manufacturer representative in the Central and Midwest regions for Nest Labs Professional Channel and its products that include the Nest Learning Thermostat and the Nest Cam.
By Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2018 • August and Nest/Yale employ low-energy home-automation protocols (Bluetooth LE and Thread/Weave) for their door locks, connecting to the home network via Wi-Fi-enabled video doorbells powered over wire.