By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018 • 2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
By Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 2018 • Beyond MicroLED TVs and stunning sound systems, CEDIA Expo 2018 showcased other smart-home trends including robotic patio umbrellas, multipurpose IoT sensors, and smart leak detection systems.
By CE Pro Editors · November 26, 2018 • Retired MLB star pitcher Matt Cain's new home features ELAN security and automation, audio from SpeakerCraft and Sunfire, and custom combination home theater and game room.
By CE Pro Editors · November 12, 2018 • The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm Xtend Technologies to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Nick Vogt and his family.
By CE Pro Editors · November 7, 2018 • Each of the 27 properties in three new RC Homes communities will include a standard Elan home-automation package with a video doorbell, smart thermostat, smart light switches, and prewiring for data and entertainment.
By CE Pro Editors · October 25, 2018 • The 2GIG GC3 security panel comes complete with a user interface, a wireless transceiver, controller, and communicator all in one package.
By Jason Knott · July 19, 2018 • Nortek Security & Control’s Alex Zaliauskas outlines growing distributed audio opportunities for integrators due to smart speakers and new form factors for outdoor speakers.
By Julie Jacobson · June 28, 2018 • Buchan Consulting integrated an old hardwired Lutron HomeWorks system with new Z-Wave lighting and controllers to create one seamless Elan home-automation system for the guy who designed the iconic 'Attack from Mars' pinball machine.
By CE Pro Editors · June 26, 2018 • Nortek says 2GIG Water Leak Detector is the first to provide dual-source protection against water leaks and flooding.
By CE Pro Editors · May 9, 2018 • With the acquisition, Nortek aims to embed some of its key products and systems with IntelliVision's technologies.
By Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2018 • At ISC West 2018, Nortek Security & Control (NSC) demonstrated new Elan IP cameras and NVRs, integrated with Elan home automation system and 2Gig security - a first in the home-control category.
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 Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2018 • IoT garage-door controller provides all the safety measures required of UL 985 for ‘unattended operation’ but it’s stupid simple for DIY installs.
By CE Pro Editors · March 7, 2018 • NSC has created a training program that includes on-site education events, webinars, and five training modules.
By CE Pro Editors · February 12, 2018 • New SpeakerCraft Weatherproof Landscape Series includes two satellite speakers and two in-ground subwoofers, plus quick-connect accessories for easy installation.