By Andrew Nichols · March 19, 2018 • Off the track, NASCAR racer Denny Hamlin relaxes in his 30,000-square-foot North Carolina pad, packed with play spaces like a simulated golf course, basketball court and home theater, all controlled with an Elan home automation system.
By Chuck Schneider · March 15, 2018 • From JBL to NAD to LG, test your brand name IQ on the origin of these company names.
By Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2018 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson has some advice on last-minute CES 2018 things to see and hear in IoT, audio, video, indoor air quality and home automation.
By Jason Knott · January 9, 2018 • Samsung 'The Wall' TV can be customized to any size or shape, and it replaces color filters with tiny micrometer LEDs, which serve as their own source of light source.
By Jason Knott · January 5, 2018 • 46 public stocks tracked by CE Pro rise 40.53%, led by Sharp, Control4, LG, Samsung and Sony.
By Jason Knott · December 7, 2017 • New Harman Professional Solutions' 15,000-square-foot, multi-functional facility in Los Angeles showcases incredible design with Samsung, JBL Pro, AKG, AMX, Lexicon and brand offerings.
By Jason Knott · November 14, 2017 • Marriott's IoT Guestroom Lab uses IoT technology from Samsung and Legrand to bring voice- and app-controlled virtual assistant to hotel rooms. Deployment still 5 years away.
By Jason Knott · November 9, 2017 • How do CE pros make money with voice control like Amazon Echo, Google Assistant and others, which one is best, and is it a service opportunity or service nightmare?
By CE Pro Editors · November 3, 2017 • Just Add Power, Vanco International, Stewart Filmscreen, Crestron Electronics and more bring in awards for home theater and multi-room AV in the CE Pro BEST Awards 2017.
By Julie Jacobson · October 26, 2017 • 4K media streamer Nvidia Shield becomes ZigBee and Z-Wave home automation hub with $40 SmartThings Link. Voice control via Google Assistant.
By Julie Jacobson · October 20, 2017 • Home automation, networking and security have never been more confusing, thanks to an onslaught of DIY products like Ring Protect, Nest Secure, Amazon Echo Plus and Google Home. That's great news for smart-home pros.
Best of DIY and Pro: UL-Listed Security Hub with SmartThings Inside, Monitored by ADT, Built on 2GIG
By Julie Jacobson · October 2, 2017 • Best Buy to sell new 2GIG-based security panel with Samsung SmartThings home-automation hub inside, including ZigBee, Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, security-sensor, and cellular radios. Presumably UL-listed for fire and life safety, with no-contract monitoring by ADT. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Chelsea Cafiero · September 29, 2017 • Check out these spectacular booths, products and services that have dealers talking... even as the CEDIA craze comes to a close. Brands include Samsung, Lutron, Aurora, Denon, Barco, Stewart, Meridian, Leon and more.
By David Haddad · September 14, 2017 • At CEDIA 2017, the home-technology industry's big show, exhibitors showcased fresh audio/video designs that blend with the environment ... or stand out as works of art.
By Julie Jacobson · September 8, 2017 • Five short videos from CEDIA 2017 featuring smart home products from Seura, Savant, URC, Middle Atlantic and Samsung.