By CE Pro Editors · May 2, 2019 • Well-suited for single family homes and MDUs, ABB’s smart home solution integrates with brands such as Philips Hue, Sonos, Amazon Alexa, Miele and Home Connect.
By Lisa Montgomery · February 27, 2019 • Insert quarter into 'Tron' Arcade game, enjoy the home theater of your life.
By CE Pro Editors · September 21, 2018 • ABB's latest smart home solution can be integrated with Philips Hue, Sonos speakers, and features Amazon Alexa voice-control.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 18, 2018 • ShadeCraft and Screen Innovations launch smart patio umbrellas for a new twist on outdoor installations.
By Lisa Montgomery · July 25, 2018 • University of Texas super-fan hits the "Hook-em" button on a Savant home-automation remote to tune all five Sony TVs to his favorite sports stations and trigger Philips Hue smart bulbs to glow burnt orange.
By Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2017 • Longtime CEDIA integrator Kris Hogg dives into Neeo remote and home-control system, saying it's a fine product with lots of promise if you temper expectations. Bugs with Sonos, Philips Hue, Fire TV sure to be addressed.
By Chelsea Cafiero · April 11, 2017 • Ikea's smart lighting range includes LED bulbs, a gateway kit with app-based control that connects to the Internet, dimming lights, and a unique remote control.
By Julie Jacobson · January 9, 2017 • App developer Howie Cooperstein uses Microbot Push to press the button on a Philips Hue bridge.
By Julie Jacobson · January 29, 2016 • Syfy channel synchronizes Philips Hue lighting effects with on-screen action via clever Syfy Sync technology. IoT could push immersive entertainment into so many more dimensions. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · October 2, 2015 • For the first time, Nest is sharing its proprietary RF home automation protocol Weave for local integration without the cloud; also opening API for Nest Cam, but with many limitations. Where do Thread and Google fit in?
By Rachel Cericola · August 26, 2015 • The Philips Hue wireless dimming kit (MSRP $39.95) will start selling in September. Each Philips Hue white bulb boasts white light at 2700K with no fade-in and is rated for up to 25,000 hours of use.
By Rachel Cericola · December 23, 2014 • Wireless light controller is powered by the kinetic energy of your finger.
By Avi Rosenthal · December 4, 2014 • With onecue, the central controller can swap out most of your existing remotes.
By Julie Jacobson · June 27, 2014 • Compatible with Quirky’s new Wink home automation hub, GE Link smart LED bulbs ($15 and up) communicate via ZigBee; Lutron ClearConnect wireless bulbs expected to later this year.
By Julie Jacobson · June 5, 2013 • Philips Hue RGB lighting control can be added inexpensively to Savant home automation systems thanks to Philips' release of API for the smart bulbs.