By Julie Jacobson · March 13, 2018 • The home-technology pros at Creative Systems save the day for storm-ravaged clients, thanks to layers of protection from back-up generators, power regulators, surge protection and remote monitoring systems.
By Julie Jacobson · February 28, 2018 • A horse-birthing sensor from Foalert integrates with an Elan home automation system to send text messages, flash the lights, and play a "neighing" loop through 18 in-home speakers when a foal is on the way.
By Robert Archer · September 22, 2017 • Shown at CEDIA 2017, Core Brands' power protection and management company Panamax adds local IP control to many of its products via the BlueBOLT-CV2 interface card.
By Lisa Montgomery · July 19, 2017 • We cover a lot of big, beautiful smart homes on CE Pro, but this 22,000-square-foot residence is a winner with Elan entertainment and control, home theater, Lutron lighting, Elk security and luxury car collection.
By Robert Archer · June 15, 2017 • Backed by SnapAV’s OvrC platform, WattBox comes in as top brand, followed by the BlueBolt-enabled product lines from Panamax and Furman. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Alice Gustafson · May 31, 2017 • With one touch of an Elan remote, this Dolby Atmos home theater's lights dim, the starlight ceiling turns on, the JVC projector revs up and the 13-speaker, four-subwoofer sound system boots up.
By CE Pro Editors · May 26, 2017 • Thanks to the Gary Sinise Foundation — along with Core Brands and Lutron — U.S. Army Sergeant Franz Walkup can easily control his smart home’s audio, video, lighting, security, climate and irrigation.
By CE Pro Editors · January 17, 2017 • After retiring from the NFL's Green Bay Packers, Nick Collins turned his attention to his new 10,000-square foot Florida ranch where ELAN home control, Stewart Filmscreen and Dolby Atmos come together.
By Advertorial · October 26, 2016 • The world’s first full featured IP-controlled vertical rackmount power conditioner delivers performance and protection in a space-saving form-factor.
By CE Pro Editors · October 25, 2016 • Check out the 2016 BEST Award winners in the home theater and multiroom audio/video category: DISH, Barco, NEAR, TiVo, Denon, NAD and more.
By Jason Knott · August 29, 2016 • Nortek's Core Brands’ president Joe Roberts expects strong investment by new owners Melrose Industries. Company portal now accounts for 60% of purchases. Big CEDIA plans in place.
By Lisa Montgomery · August 10, 2016 • Mounted flush into the wall, an Elan touchpanel provides the homeowner with access to and control of lighting, thermostats, and a whole-house music system.
By Advertorial · June 30, 2016 • The world’s first full featured IP-controlled vertical rackmount power conditioner is now shipping from Core Brands.
By Lisa Montgomery · June 17, 2016 • This homeowner assessed his home's extreme water damage and chose to rebuild, turning a bout of bad luck into a brand new automation system controlled by Elan.
By CE Pro Editors · June 8, 2016 • At Infocomm 2016, Core Brands' Panamax is demonstrating a new version of its popular rack-mountable IP-controllable power management system in a 37-inch vertical form factor.