By Michael Smith · November 13, 2017 • Smart home community trend is taking off. What can manufacturers, installers and dealers do to catch the tailwind?
By Robert Archer · November 7, 2017 • The newly announced Wireless Speaker Stand and Wireless Speaker Wall Mount products from Sanus support the installation of SonosOne, Sonos PLAY:1 and Sonos PLAY:3 powered speakers.
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.
By Chelsea Cafiero · October 18, 2017 • Sonos One is Play:1 with voice, Amazon Alexa with better sound, and Apple HomePod with a more pervasive voice assistant.
By Julie Jacobson · October 10, 2017 • The theme of Google's big press event last week was: Stuff just happens. No downloads. No "skills." New Google Home Max, potential Sonos buster, listens and learns for "smarter sound," and Nest home automation magically joins the ecosystem. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Chelsea Cafiero · October 6, 2017 • Any developer can integrate with Sonos via its open API developer program, but the 'Works with Sonos' badge is reserved for companies that have gone through a certification program, starting with Lutron, Crestron, iPort, Wink and others.
By Julie Jacobson · October 4, 2017 • New Sonos One speaker becomes home-automation hub with six-mic array and Alexa voice control; Google Assistant comes in 2018. Plus, a more “open” API?
By Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2017 • Lennar reportedly is shedding traditional IoT products and ‘CEDIA’ installers in favor of wireless DIY home automation systems installed by Amazon Smart Home Services. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · July 5, 2017 • Home automation leader Crestron to offer Sonos products through buying portal; strengthens relationship with national dealer events and app-within-app. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Lisa Montgomery · June 21, 2017 • Lennar's Wi-Fi Certified Home Designs will include Ruckus Wi-Fi, Amazon Echo, Samsung SmartThings and other smart home products like Ring doorbells, Honeywell thermostats, Lutron lighting and Sonos wireless audio.
By Chelsea Cafiero · June 9, 2017 • We're comparing Apple to oranges. Here's why Apple HomePod stands apart from its supposed competitors, Amazon, Google and Sonos.
By Jason Knott · June 9, 2017 • Despite the public complaints from integrators about the brand, Sonos leads multiple categories among CE Pro 100 integrators including surprisingly in soundbars and subwoofers.
By Jason Knott · June 5, 2017 • Targeting Sonos and Amazon Alexa, Apple HomePod aims to reinvent home music with $349 quality voice-controlled home audio speaker that also controls all HomeKit-connected devices.
By Robert Archer · June 4, 2017 • This category is a reflection of some of the industry’s top go-to brands: Control4, Crestron, Savant, SnapAV and Sonos. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 2, 2017 • Subwoofers is a new category for the Brand Analysis. Sonos debuts as the leader, followed by Klipsch, Bowers & Wilkins, Sunfire and Episode. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.