By Julie Jacobson · January 25, 2019 • Lithe Audio to demonstrate powered Wi-Fi in-ceiling speakers at ISE 2019, with 30-zone multiroom audio support -- no hub, no speaker cable, no bulky boxes.
By Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2019 • Even the most faithful Z-Wave, ZigBee and BLE adopters went W-Fi with new home-automation devices at CES 2019. Adios IoT hubs?
By Robert Archer · January 3, 2019 • The EnGenius MESHdot Wi-Fi Kit is designed as a turnkey Wi-Fi network solution for homeowners and features companion iOS and Android apps to make installation and management as easy as possible.
By Jason Knott · October 12, 2018 • Wi-Fi Alliance dumps tongue-twisting, engineering-drawn 802.11-based names for Wi-Fi versions. Adopts simpler naming designation..
By Robert Archer · March 12, 2018 • Recently announced, the D-Link AC1750 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router offers users dual-band speeds as fast as 1,750Mbps, and the router also includes the company's AC SmartBeam technology that tracks connected devices to provide enhanced speed and network range.
By Jason Knott · August 14, 2017 • Access Networks' new AP Enclosure conceals a wireless access point behind round or square paintable magnetic cover. Fits Ruckus access points.
By Robert Archer · August 10, 2017 • Networking manufacturer D-Link's new Covr AC3900 Wi-Fi System (Covr-3902) covers up to 6,000 square feet.
By Julie Jacobson · August 8, 2017 • Olive & Dove (formerly Remocam) is introducing a Wi-Fi camera at CEDIA 2017 that installs so simply you might smack your forehead for not thinking of it first.
By Joseph Kolchinsky · August 2, 2017 • When paired with Lennar’s decision to utilize Amazon Home Services for installation, the builder’s sharp reduction in low voltage cabling reinforces the notion that it sees a traditional path to the smart home, the CEDIA channel, as outdated.
By Chelsea Cafiero · July 27, 2017 • A Kickstarter campaign for the modular electrical outlet called Swidget has reached 93% of its goal in two days.
By Chelsea Cafiero · July 12, 2017 • Blackfire Research Corp's new Blackfire RED is a Wi-Fi framework built to withstand high-bandwidth entertainment consumption in the smart home. Harman, Onkyo, Pioneer and Integra have already licensed the framework.
By Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2017 • Most home-tech experts applaud Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ program, but not the builder’s mostly-wireless approach to the smart home. Still, some pros defend the homebuilder for being ‘progressive thinkers.’ (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · July 7, 2017 • Lennar's commitment to 'Wi-Fi Certified' homes is a 'great start', but tech industry criticizes #2 builder for nixing future-ready wiring in 25,000+ new homes per year. (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 Robert Archer · April 10, 2017 • The All-in-One-System (AiOS) from Cary Audio is a contemporary audio solution that allows users to stream their favorite music services, play content from a network, stream Bluetooth and connect legacy devices, including CD players, cable boxes and others.