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Office Depot Launches Smart Home Installation Service

Office Depot's Workonomy Tech Services division and CompuCom subsidiary will install and connect Google and Nest products to other smart devices in…

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Hands-On Review: Brilliant Packs Whole-House Control Into a Super Smart Light Switch

Brilliant's new smart switches with built-in voice control can automate the dumb old lights ... and virtually every…

Product Briefs: Luxul Firmware; Integra, Pioneer Adopt MQA; Legrand Lighting; Pro-Ject Vinyl

Product Briefs: Luxul Firmware; Integra, Pioneer Adopt MQA; Legrand Lighting; Pro-Ject Vinyl

December 17, 2018 CE Pro new products - home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.

Office Depot Launches Smart Home Installation Service

Office Depot Launches Smart Home Installation Service

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.

Ring Video Doorbell Integrates with Crestron Home Automation in Award-Winning Install

Ring Video Doorbell Integrates with Crestron Home Automation in Award-Winning Install

December 14, 2018 Restrepo Innovations nabs Crestron Global Home Technology Award for clever use of AV LinkPro PBX Bridge to integrate Ring video doorbell with Crestron home-automation.

CES 2019: Smartest New Smoke, Fire and CO Detectors

CES 2019: Smartest New Smoke, Fire and CO Detectors

December 14, 2018 TodaySmoke Detective turns any smart phone or camera-enabled device into a smoke detector ... and other innovations in smoke, CO and fire safety at CES 2019.'s

Gigantic Elan Project: 700 Lighting Loads, 150 Shades, 25 Cameras

Gigantic Elan Project: 700 Lighting Loads, 150 Shades, 25 Cameras

December 12, 2018 This 200,000-square-foot villa in China utilizes Mandarin-language Elan interface to control massive amounts of tech.

Sonos Delays Google Assistant Introduction to 2019, Begins Private Beta

Sonos Delays Google Assistant Introduction to 2019, Begins Private Beta

December 11, 2018 The wait continues for those looking to ask Google Assistant questions via Sonos, but keen Sonos fans can sign up for private beta testing taking place over the next few months.


Hands-On Review: Brilliant Packs Whole-House Control Into a Super Smart Light Switch

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.

That CEDIA Podcast with Julie Jacobson on 2018 Home Tech Happenings and 2019 Trends

That CEDIA Podcast with Julie Jacobson on 2018 Home Tech Happenings and 2019 Trends

December 07, 2018 Julie Jacobson, with CEDIA podmeisters Ed Wenck and Walt Zerbe, recap the year in home technology, shame the guest on bad 2018 predictions, and discuss trends for 2019 in CEDIA Tech Council Podcast #89

JJ Opines: Make our Industry the Smartest Again

JJ Opines: Make our Industry the Smartest Again

December 05, 2018 CE Pro's Julie Jacobson: The custom home-technology sector invented "home automation" more than 30 years ago, but we haven't kept up with the technologies and business practices that define smart-home deployment today.

Bob Archer’s 2018 Home-Technology Products of the Year

Bob Archer’s 2018 Home-Technology Products of the Year

December 05, 2018 CE Pro senior editor Bob Archer chooses his favorite products Sony, Bowers & Wilkins, Araknis, Bose and Inneos as highlights from this past year as the top solutions in the residential technology market

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Product Briefs: Luxul Firmware; Integra, Pioneer Adopt MQA; Legrand Lighting; Pro-Ject Vinyl

Product Briefs: Luxul Firmware; Integra, Pioneer Adopt MQA; Legrand Lighting; Pro-Ject Vinyl

December 17, 2018 CE Pro new products - home automation, audio, video, IoT, motorized shades, lighting control, energy management, home theater, networking and more.

CES 2019: Smartest New Smoke, Fire and CO Detectors

CES 2019: Smartest New Smoke, Fire and CO Detectors

December 14, 2018 TodaySmoke Detective turns any smart phone or camera-enabled device into a smoke detector ... and other innovations in smoke, CO and fire safety at CES 2019.'s

Bob Archer’s 2018 Home-Technology Products of the Year

Bob Archer’s 2018 Home-Technology Products of the Year

December 05, 2018 CE Pro senior editor Bob Archer chooses his favorite products Sony, Bowers & Wilkins, Araknis, Bose and Inneos as highlights from this past year as the top solutions in the residential technology market

Crestron Offers Biometric Door Entry for Smart Homes via ekey Fingerprint Readers

Crestron Offers Biometric Door Entry for Smart Homes via ekey Fingerprint Readers

November 21, 2018 Fingerprint access-control devices from ekey Biometric Systems integrate seamlessly with Crestron smart-home systems for secure and convenient entry.

From Wellness to Workforce: CE Pro Names Top 5 Home-Tech Trends for 2019

From Wellness to Workforce: CE Pro Names Top 5 Home-Tech Trends for 2019

November 20, 2018 PREVIEW: CE Pro's Top 5 Home Technology Trends for 2019 address opportunities and challenges for smart-home pros in wellness, low-voltage lighting, cord-cutting, architectural design and the labor crisis.

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

November 15, 2018 SnapAV is offering full range of Google/Nest smart-home products, including cameras, thermostats, video doorbells, Thread/Weave Yale locks, Nest Secure pro-monitored alarm systems, and Google Home IoT hubs.

Lutron Expands High-Performance LED Fixture Collection

Lutron Expands High-Performance LED Fixture Collection

November 13, 2018 Lutron Finiré Ivalo high-performance LED fixtures available in warm-dimming and wet-location options

Savant Introduces Low-Voltage DMX Controller and LED Lighting Strips

Savant Introduces Low-Voltage DMX Controller and LED Lighting Strips

November 09, 2018 Savant's new low-voltage DMX controller and architectural lighting strips use the company's TrueImage software to give users full control over a WRGB color wheel and a tunable white temperature selection.

CES 2019 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

CES 2019 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

November 09, 2018 CES 2019 Smart Home Finds: A new Rachio competitor, an AI-driven camera "police have been asking for," IAQ and lighting solutions for wellness, and a self-learning home automation systems that hit every buzzword in the IoT playbook.

Calving and Camping: Reviewers Share 15 Real-Life Applications for Wire-free Arlo Go Cam

Calving and Camping: Reviewers Share 15 Real-Life Applications for Wire-free Arlo Go Cam

November 07, 2018 Arlo Go customers use the wire-free, battery-powered cameras to monitor calving, inverter battery levels, construction sites, weather and other conditions that require remote surveillance where Wi-Fi won't go.

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CES 2019 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

CES 2019 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

November 09, 2018 CES 2019 Smart Home Finds: A new Rachio competitor, an AI-driven camera "police have been asking for," IAQ and lighting solutions for wellness, and a self-learning home automation systems that hit every buzzword in the IoT playbook.

Ultimate CES 2019 Preview - Live Webinar Dec. 19

Ultimate CES 2019 Preview - Live Webinar Dec. 19

CE Pro's Julie Jacobson hosts the Ultimate CES 2019 Preview webinar, covering emerging consumer-technology trends, hottest smart-home technologies, latest in audio/video, everything IoT, what to see and where to see it.

7 Clever Ways to Hide Home Technology

7 Clever Ways to Hide Home Technology

October 18, 2018 Most technology products are not that visually appealing. Black boxes and tangled wires do not add to the character of a high-end smart home project. Luckily, our integrator readers have a number of clever solutions so these components don’t have to be visible in your next project.

The Day After: Catch up on Breaking News  from Google/Nest Oct. 10

The Day After: Catch up on Breaking News from Google/Nest Oct. 10

Hold this date: Oct. 10, 2018. You won’t want to miss a one-on-one conversation with CE Pro founding editor Julie Jacobson and Google exec Michele Turner … one day after the companies make their big Fall 2018 new-product announcements.

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.

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2D2C

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Basalte

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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,...
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Benolli smart systems

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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...
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Clare Controls

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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...
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CMI Interiors Inc.

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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...
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