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Home Automation and Cryptography Expert on DDoS Attack: Don’t Blame IoT

By Julie Jacobson · October 24, 2016 • Blaming last week’s Internet outage on the rise of connected devices is just a convenient meme, says encryption expert Will Price, founder of the home automation provider Simple Control (Roomie Remote). (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Simple Control Q&A: When an Expert Cryptographer Makes a Smart-Home System

By Julie Jacobson · October 14, 2016 • Simple Control, a rich yet affordable home automation system developed by an expert cryptographer, launches remote monitoring platform to help integrators manage their clients' smart homes.

Inside Simple Control’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: Remote Management

By CE Pro Editors · September 30, 2016 • Simple Control shows off its newest version 4.5 which allows integrators to monitor and manage multiple homes remotely at CEDIA 2016.

Who Knew Philips Made a 4K HDR Blu-ray Player? And Other Goodies from Capitol Sales

By Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2016 • Denon’s DN-300Z is a ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of audio, Philips makes a 4K HDR Blu-ray player, every dealer should carry doorbell cameras in their vans … and more from distributor Capitol Sales at CEDIA 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

CEDIA Q&A: Simple Control Adds Remote Management, Multihome Features

By CE Pro Editors · August 26, 2016 • Simple Control is an iOS-based control system for AV and smart devices that uses Wi-Fi to control devices like TVs, cable/satellite boxes, receivers, Blu-ray players, lights, cameras, window shades, thermostats and more.

What is the Future of Interface?

By CE Pro Editors · July 29, 2016 • SMARTPHONES, WEARABLES, VOICE AND GESTURE CONTROL vie for marketshare amid entrenched touchpanels and keypads. Industry insiders weigh pros and cons of each.

Lessons from Roomie Remote: Moving from DIY Home Automation App to Big-League IoT

By Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2016 • What Roomie Remote needed to take a brilliant home automation app to a larger IoT market: hardware, radios, higher prices, grown-up branding and more. Plus: further recommendations for Simple Control. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Formerly Roomie Remote, Simple Control Has Big Potential in Home Automation Market

By Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2016 • Roomie Remote, which has more than 60,000 users, used to be a nice universal remote control app for DIYs. As Simple Control, the company is a real contender for IoT supremacy in both DIY and pro channels. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Julie Jacobson: 18 Home Automation and A/V Hits at CEDIA 2015

By Julie Jacobson · October 21, 2015 • CEDIA Expo 2015 reveals hundreds of new products, but here are just 18 we hope you saw in the home automation, audio, video and business management categories.

Keith Pribyl and Rob Zurn Join Simple Control

By CE Pro Editors · October 9, 2015 • Simple Control appoints Keith Pribyl Vice President of Sales and Rob Zurn as Director of Sales Engineering.

CEDIA Q&A: Simple Control Previews Successor to Roomie Remote

By CE Pro Editors · October 1, 2015 • Simple Control (formerly Roomie Remote) will be showcasing its home control solutions at CEDIA Expo 2015 in booth 8224.