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CEO Interview: The Scoop on AVAD, WAVE Electronics Merger

By Julie Jacobson · October 17, 2018 • Mark Fukuda, CEO of the newly merged home-technology distributors AVAD + WAVE Electronics, discusses new corporate name, house brands, security channel, pro AV sector, and what used to keep him up at night.

A/V Switchers are ‘Dying Because of Cost and Scale’ as IP Video Thrives: CEDIA Tech Talk

By Julie Jacobson · September 25, 2018 • CEDIA Expo 2018 Tech Talk: Reps from the SDVoE Alliance, Netgear and Savant home automation proclaim the death of traditional A/V switchers with the rise of 10Gbps networks and video-over-IP technology.

J. Geiger ‘Utterly Failed’ on Infringement Claims Against Lutron’s Palladiom Motorized Shades

By Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2018 • Adopted as the motorized shading line for Savant home automation, J Geiger filed for a preliminary injunction against Lutron for alleged patent and trade-dress infringements, but judge rules Geiger presented 'not a scintilla of evidence' on certain claims.

AVAD Carries S2 Line of Savant Products; Exclusive Distribution Deal

By Lisa Montgomery · September 17, 2018 • Just in time delivery, tech support, design services offered for AVAD’s new exclusive vendor partnership with Savant.

Savant Announce PoE IP-Enabled Architectural Speakers and Soundbars

By CE Pro Editors · September 7, 2018 • The Savant Micro Aperture loudspeakers and Savant IP Soundbar are jointly developed by Artison, its first collaboration with Artison since acquiring the company in 2017.

Voice Control at CEDIA 2018 - Latest on Alexa, Google, Bixby, Sonos, Josh

By Julie Jacobson · August 28, 2018 • Latest in voice control for the smart home will be revealed at CEDIA Expo 2018, including new technologies from Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung Bixby and Josh.ai.

Savant and Dolby Atmos Turn Flooded Basement into Stunning Home Theater

By Lisa Montgomery · August 17, 2018 • After a leaky pipe ruined their home theater, these owners undertook a massive 4K upgrade including a Kaleidescape movie server and Apple TV.

Demo: Crestron’s New SolarSync Daylight Sensor Automates Lighting to Simulate the Outdoors

By Julie Jacobson · August 7, 2018 • Crestron demos 360-degree SolarSync photosensor that delivers solar information from the outdoors to tunable white lighting controls indoors for healthy daylighting.

The State of Whole-House Audio in the Smart-Home Channel

By Robert Archer · August 6, 2018 • Today’s whole-house audio systems like industry leader Sonos offer a better selection of technologies, price points and control options, which are helping to drive mass-market adoption.

Texas Longhorn Super-Fan Gets 5-Screen Home Theater with Burnt-Orange Smart Lights

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.

Tym: Former Vivint Sales Reps go ‘Digital Door to Door’ with Smart Home Services

By Julie Jacobson · July 9, 2018 • For Utah-based Tym Smart Homes & Home Theaters, social media engagement is the digital equivalent of door-to-door sales, according to the former Vivint sales reps.

Savant Launches Cloud Platforms for Home-Automation Config, Management, Service

By Julie Jacobson · June 29, 2018 • New Savant Central Management and Savant Studio let dealers ditch the computer for programming and manage all their home-automation projects and clients in one cloud-based portal.

Massive Garage Gets Fully Automated with Savant to House Rare Car Collection

By Lisa Montgomery · June 15, 2018 • Integrator BlueSpeed AV outfits 7,000-square-foot garage with a Savant smart home control, as well as Lutron lighting and shades, to help client display rare cars.

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

By CE Pro Editors · June 7, 2018 • 2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.

Alexa is Top Voice-Control for Smart-Home Pros, but Google Gains - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

By CE Pro Editors · June 6, 2018 • Amazon Alexa, not surprisingly, is the top voice-control brand among CE Pro 100 high-revenue integrators, but Google Assistant is starting to register, according to the 2018 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis.

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