By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2017 • Opinion: After acquiring SnapAV, private equity giant Hellman & Friedman likely will follow up with 'transformational transaction' that disrupts home-technology landscape: Control4? Savant? Core Brands? Interlogix? PlumChoice? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Robert Archer · June 13, 2017 • Binary, SnapAV’s brand, maintains its position in the lead as Control4 jumps to third place and Crestron makes the top five. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Robert Archer · June 13, 2017 • Apple now leads the category as Control4 pulls into a near dead heat with longtime commanding category leader URC for second place. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Julie Jacobson · May 9, 2017 • At ISC 2017, Core Brands touted Proficient Audio and Gefen; URC and RTI (Pro Control) showed security-friendly home-automation; Luxul and other CEDIA-oriented companies also chased high-volume security dealers.
By Daniel J. Sait · April 28, 2017 • Denon HEOS, Epson, URC, KEF, LG, Sanus and more will be featured at the AWE Village at Essential Install Live! (EI Live!), the smart building tradeshow coming up in May in Surrey, England.
By Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2017 • SnapAV kills recurring fees for OvrC Pro, as smart-home specialists struggle to monetize remote monitoring systems. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By CE Pro Editors · April 4, 2017 • More than 7,400 votes from integrators identify the CE Pro 2017 Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support and more.
By Chelsea Cafiero · February 15, 2017 • Integrators and clients can now control URC's Total Control smart home system with Amazon Alexa voice control.
By CE Pro Editors · February 9, 2017 • Catch up with Crestron, Stewart Filmscreen, URC, Paradigm and more as JJ tweets through ISE 2017 in Amsterdam.
By Robert Archer · December 13, 2016 • Nick Tamburri of AHA Home Automation, Paul Diggin of Advanced Communication Technologies, and John Rein, principal of Audio Video Therapy, tell CE Pro why these are their favorite products of the year.
By CE Pro Editors · October 18, 2016 • Key A/V players in this gigantic home theater are Stewart Filmscreen, Digital Projection and JBL Synthesis.
By Julie Jacobson · September 29, 2016 • CEDIA 2016: URC’s new MX HomePro is modeled after its HomeSet for the security market but made for the custom A/V channel. Retails for $600 with an option for Z-Wave.
By Robert Archer · September 22, 2016 • ELAN and URC join DISH’s lineup of integration partners while AMX and Control4 enhance Hopper integration with development of two-way drivers.
By Julie Jacobson · September 20, 2016 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson takes part in the tribute video honoring CEDIA's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, URC founder Chang K. Park, describing a great immigrant success story of an entrepreneur, technology giant and philanthropist.
By Julie Jacobson · September 15, 2016 • CEDIA 2016: OvrC Pro from SnapAV lets dealers drill into their customers’ networks remotely to monitor and fix not just routers and access points but home automation and A/V devices as well. Consumers get an app as well, so it’s sellable. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)