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Insurtech Innovations: Amtrust Offers Warranties, Tech Support for Fing-Discovered Devices

AmTrust's innovative TapSafe IoT initiative has Fing scan networks for connected devices, and then offers smart-home warranties and tech-support…

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Control4 Certified Showroom Helps Audio Video Experience Change its Tune

The staff of Audio Video Experience are music lovers, but through Control4’s assistance, the N.H. custom integrator is…

Product Briefs: Philips & B&W Partner; EDA to Distribute Dynaudio 12v Car Audio

Product Briefs: Philips & B&W Partner; EDA to Distribute Dynaudio 12v Car Audio

June 19, 2018 CE Pro new products - home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.

Insurtech Innovations: Amtrust Offers Warranties, Tech Support for Fing-Discovered Devices

Insurtech Innovations: Amtrust Offers Warranties, Tech Support for Fing-Discovered Devices

June 18, 2018 AmTrust's innovative TapSafe IoT initiative has Fing scan networks for connected devices, and then offers smart-home warranties and tech-support on-the-fly based on risk-assessment profiles.

Massive Garage Gets Fully Automated with Savant to House Rare Car Collection

Massive Garage Gets Fully Automated with Savant to House Rare Car Collection

June 15, 2018 Integrator BlueSpeed AV outfits 7,000-square-foot garage with a Savant smart home control, as well as Lutron lighting and shades, to help client display rare cars.

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

The first-ever in-depth CE Pro research reveals profit, pricing, scale and popular elements in lighting control installations.

Lutron Excellence Awards 2018 Open for Entries

Lutron Excellence Awards 2018 Open for Entries

June 14, 2018 Lutron Electronics is calling for entries for its 16th annual Excellence Awards competition. Winners will be named in 10 categories, with the announcement coming during the 2018 CEDIA Expo.

Intermatic Ascend Wi-Fi Switches Can be Programmed Pre-Construction, Peer-to-Peer

Intermatic Ascend Wi-Fi Switches Can be Programmed Pre-Construction, Peer-to-Peer

June 14, 2018 Ideal for construction sites and new-home communities, Ascend Smart Wi-Fi light switches from Intermatic can be programmed without network connections for security and energy efficiency.

NASCAR’s Bobby Labonte Revs up New Smart Home With ELAN System

NASCAR’s Bobby Labonte Revs up New Smart Home With ELAN System

June 13, 2018 When Labonte purchased his dream home and wanted smart home capabilities, local integrator Advanced Tech Systems suggested an ELAN home automation system.

Amazon Fire TV Cube Gives Integrators Another Alexa Option

Amazon Fire TV Cube Gives Integrators Another Alexa Option

June 12, 2018 Alexa can now play, pause, and even search up movies and TV shows in 4K Ultra HD on multiple devices.

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

June 07, 2018 2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.

Alexa is Top Voice-Control for Smart-Home Pros, but Google Gains - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Alexa is Top Voice-Control for Smart-Home Pros, but Google Gains - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

June 06, 2018 Amazon Alexa, not surprisingly, is the top voice-control brand among CE Pro 100 high-revenue integrators, but Google Assistant is starting to register, according to the 2018 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis.

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Product Briefs: Philips & B&W Partner; EDA to Distribute Dynaudio 12v Car Audio

Product Briefs: Philips & B&W Partner; EDA to Distribute Dynaudio 12v Car Audio

June 19, 2018 CE Pro new products - home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.

Intermatic Ascend Wi-Fi Switches Can be Programmed Pre-Construction, Peer-to-Peer

Intermatic Ascend Wi-Fi Switches Can be Programmed Pre-Construction, Peer-to-Peer

June 14, 2018 Ideal for construction sites and new-home communities, Ascend Smart Wi-Fi light switches from Intermatic can be programmed without network connections for security and energy efficiency.

Amazon Fire TV Cube Gives Integrators Another Alexa Option

Amazon Fire TV Cube Gives Integrators Another Alexa Option

June 12, 2018 Alexa can now play, pause, and even search up movies and TV shows in 4K Ultra HD on multiple devices.

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

June 07, 2018 2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.

Alexa is Top Voice-Control for Smart-Home Pros, but Google Gains - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

Alexa is Top Voice-Control for Smart-Home Pros, but Google Gains - CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

June 06, 2018 Amazon Alexa, not surprisingly, is the top voice-control brand among CE Pro 100 high-revenue integrators, but Google Assistant is starting to register, according to the 2018 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis.

Electronic House Editor: ‘Mind Blown’ by Smart Dresser, RFID Spice Rack

Electronic House Editor: ‘Mind Blown’ by Smart Dresser, RFID Spice Rack

May 30, 2018 If Electronic House editor Lisa Montgomery could dream up two much-needed IoT solutions, it would be something like NYU's smart dresser or TasteTro's spice system.

Whisker Labs’ AI-Driven Ting Could be Huge Breakthrough in Fire Prevention

Whisker Labs’ AI-Driven Ting Could be Huge Breakthrough in Fire Prevention

May 30, 2018 Exploiting Whisker Labs' machine-learning heritage, the Ting IoT device plugs into any wall outlet, detecting electromagnet anomalies across the entire electrical network, and warning homeowners of potential arcs and faults that could lead to dangerous fires. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Polk Smart Speaker Features Google Assistant, Chromecast

Polk Smart Speaker Features Google Assistant, Chromecast

May 16, 2018 Built upon the Android Things platform, the newly announced $199 Polk Assist smart speaker leverages Google's learning algorithms and Android ecosystem, as well as certified Android Things System-on-Modules (SoMs) for feature and security updates.

Optoma UHD51A 4K Projector Controllable by Amazon Alexa

Optoma UHD51A 4K Projector Controllable by Amazon Alexa

May 15, 2018 One of the first Amazon Alexa-controlled projectors, the Optoma UHD51A has a TI chipset to deliver 4K home theater images at $1,699.

Noon Home Disrupts Lighting with ‘Floating’ Switch, Bulb-Detection Technology

Noon Home Disrupts Lighting with ‘Floating’ Switch, Bulb-Detection Technology

May 11, 2018 Noon Home light switches perform built-in lighting design using patented ‘automatic bulb detection’ technology.

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Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

The first-ever in-depth CE Pro research reveals profit, pricing, scale and popular elements in lighting control installations.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2018: Most Popular Brands Among Smart-Home Pros

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2018: Most Popular Brands Among Smart-Home Pros

June 04, 2018 CE Pro 100 dealers, the largest smart-home pros in North America, reveal their top brands in home-tech categories such as audio, video, networking, home automation, HDMI cables and lighting controls.

ISC 2018 Preview: New Trends, Technologies, Business Models in Security and IoT

ISC 2018 Preview: Trends, Technologies and New Business Models in Security and IoT

March 13, 2018 APRIL 5, 2018, 2PM ET: This one-hour Webinar looks at new trends in security and home automation, including emerging technologies, competitive landscape, DIY developments, and new business models. PLUS: preview of new products and themes for ISC 2018.

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

Scott Goldfine with Julie Jacobson · March 12, 2018 Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20 per month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Mass-market smart-home services, converging physical and digital security, tunable white lighting, MDU installs, and video projection comprise CE Pro's Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for residential integrators in 2018.

DIY vs. Professional IoT Installation: Talking Points to Use with Clients

DIY vs. Professional IoT Installation: Talking Points to Use with Clients

Advertorial · January 26, 2018 Guide to Navigating Smart Home Technology: DIY vs. Professional' from Lutron is free reference document integrators can use to educate customers about limited capabilities of entry-level smart home systems.

Millennials, Amazon Prime Members to Drive CE/Smart-Home Purchases this Holiday

Millennials, Amazon Prime Members to Drive CE/Smart-Home Purchases this Holiday

November 17, 2017 Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.

Control4 Home of the Year Smart Home Project Showcase

Control4 Home of the Year Smart Home Project Showcase

Take a look at the award-winning projects in this Control4 showcase for proof of its widespread adoption. Honored by Electronic House as 2017 Home of the Year recipients, these 13 inspiring smart home projects demonstrate how a Control4 system can simplify and streamline the operation of a rack of home theater equipment, an outdoor entertainment area, or an entire house. Lights, thermostats, A/V gear, motorized shades, irrigation systems, electric door locks, surveillance cameras, and more can all be easily and conveniently monitored, managed, and controlled through Control4’s impressive range of user interfaces.

Latest Trends in Security and Home Automation

Latest Trends in Security and Home Automation

This one-hour Security Sales & Integration (CEPro's sister site) webcast will help security dealers and home technologists better understand the current state of the smart home.

Get Your Customer’s House In Sync! Integrating Third-Party Devices with Home Automation Systems

Get Your Customer’s House In Sync! Integrating Third-Party Devices with Home Automation Systems

Informational webinar originally recorded live on August 9th looks at some best practices for creating a solid Home Automation, Entertainment, and Control platform for your customers.

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2D2C

2D2C
SafePlug® Products are developed and sold by 2D2C, Inc. (d/b/a SafePlug). SafePlug uses patented technologies that can significantly reduce or eliminate household electrical fires and electrocutions. These technologies...
www.safeplug.com
Anthem

Anthem AV
For more than two decades, Anthem® has manufactured award-winning high-end audio/video equipment for music, home theater and distributed audio. Our products are used at all levels of music reproduction.
www.anthemav.com
Aprilaire

Aprilaire
At Aprilaire, we know how important comfort and health are to you and your family. That’s why we’re committed to helping you control indoor air quality (IAQ). Our mission is to provide superior whole-home indoor...
www.AprilairePartners.com
ATON

ATON
ATON’s system technologies are built on years of expertise in Audio and Video Routing, Control Systems and Loudspeaker Design. This combined knowledge has led to a comprehensive new line of Digital Signal Routing...
Autonomic

Autonomic
Autonomic is recognized as a leading manufacturer of complete whole-house music systems.  As innovators with a core competency for audio and control, Autonomic offers the ultimate standalone entertainment solution that...
www.autonomic-controls.com
Basalte

Basalte
Basalte develops and commercializes design products for smart home systems. The company was founded in 2008 in Ghent, Belgium. In only a few years, Basalte has built a product range which is now distributed in more than 55...
www.basalte.us
Beam

Beam
For 60 Years, BEAM has been a leading manufacturer of central vacuum systems.  Best-in-class products now available in over 50 countries! BEAM buyers do so with confidence. When you simply want the best in your home,...
www.beamvac.com
Benolli smart systems

Benolli smart systems
Benolli has quickly established itself as a leader in advanced control and automation technology for residential and commercial use. Combining design, detailed engineering, software planning and technical advancements to...
www.benolli.com
Clare Controls

Clare Controls
Who are we? Clare Controls is a manufacturer of intelligent automation solutions. With a team of some of the brightest and most experienced leaders and engineers in the business, we bring an educated, skilled, creative, and...
www.clarecontrols.com
CMI Interiors Inc.

CMI Interiors Inc.
CMI was established in 1993 as a premiere source for both motorized and manual window covering products serving the interior designer, architectural and home automation community. CMI offers a complete line of interior and...
www.cmiinteriorsinc.com
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