By Jason Knott · January 14, 2019 • Consumers who buy Brilliant Smart Home Control switches can access professional installation services through InstallerNet's integrator network.
By Robert Archer · January 14, 2019 • A newly published study from Accenture finds voice assistant tech has a 98% satisfaction rate, but consumers have concerns about the security of these products and how their personal data is stored.
By Jason Knott · January 11, 2019 • No swipes, no pushbuttons needed for smart home control with Nortek Security & Control’s Elan Intelligent Touchpanels incorporating IntelliVision facial recognition.
By CE Pro Editors · January 8, 2019 • The company's first Wi-Fi smart locks are designed to connect directly to an existing Wi-Fi router and smartphone to create a hubless security option.
By Jason Knott · January 8, 2019 • Smart home is taking center stage at CES 2019, along with 8K. New CTA data predicts 23% growth in smart home products.
By CE Pro Editors · January 7, 2019 • The Schlage Encode Smart WiFi Deadbolt features a hubless design, Ring compatibility, and Amazon Cloud Cam support.
By CE Pro Editors · January 7, 2019 • Monster and Tuya Smart are co-creating a line of 'Monster Smart Powered by Tuya' smart home products, including home entertainment control and security system solutions.
By CE Pro Editors · January 4, 2019 • Smart-home tech might be hot, but almost half of broadband households don't want it ... unless it helps them save money, according to research from Parks Associates.
By CE Pro Editors · January 3, 2019 • UEI Nevo Butler voice control device combined with ‘Works with QuickSet’ program aimed at enabling broad third-party interoperability.
By Jason Knott · January 2, 2019 • Stock prices for public companies in the smart home, consumer electronics, IoT and custom integration markets drop 19% on average in 2018. Sonos, ADT IPOs skid downward.
By Jason Knott · December 28, 2018 • Whirlpool consumer study reveals improved efficiency and reduction in water usage, electrical usage, and waste are the most desired benefits from smart appliances.
By CE Pro Editors · December 21, 2018 • Former ADT CEO Tim Whall says the future of smart home security is $10 per month, no-term monitoring contracts sold online to clients. Residential dealers need to transition to higher upfront equipment fees.
By Jason Knott · December 14, 2018 • Office Depot's Workonomy Tech Services division and CompuCom subsidiary will install and connect Google and Nest products to other smart devices in home out of its 1,400 retail locations and website.
By Rodney Bosch · December 12, 2018 • Mass-market DIY home automation systems work for production homes, but should be deployed with ‘white-glove’ service, and supported after the fact: ‘Connected Home’ panel with DR Horton and KB Homes
By Jason Knott · December 11, 2018 • Brilliant's new smart switches with built-in voice control can automate the dumb old lights ... and virtually every other connected device in the house.