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Lennar’s New Home-Automation Paradigm: Embracing Amazon Smart Home Services

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)

HVAC Contractor Stays ‘Relevant’ by Installing Home Automation

By Jason Knott · May 27, 2016 • Air & Energy in Bradenton, Fla., diversifies into smart home controls five years ago and now sells 2,000 Nexia Home systems per year to 100% of its clients.

Verizon Quietly Moves Home Automation Customers to Nexia; Deploys Quantum Z-Wave Router

By Julie Jacobson · July 9, 2015 • Having dropped its Home Monitoring & Control service last year, Verizon moves former users to Nexia Home Intelligence DIY home automation platform; seeds IoT market with Greenwave-powered Quantum Z-Wave and ZigBee router.

CE Pro’s Top 5 Home Tech Trends & Opportunities for 2015

By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2014 • Production home building, immersive home entertainment, more engaging home automation, the aware home and cloud-based networking top CE Pro's list of technology trends and opportunities for 2015.