Serene Homes new Hills of Windridge development in Fort Worth, Texas, could be introducing a fascinating new aspect of connectedness — not only among home and mobile technology devices, but also among homeowners in an entire “smart” community.
Digital voice controlled assistants such as Amazon’s Echo and Dot offerings and Google Home were a hot item this past holiday season — and they will begin playing an increasingly important role in controlling security systems this year.
Lutron Electronics, a provider of energy-saving lighting and shade control, announced its 2017 Residential Opportunities tour schedule. Started in 2011, the tour is designed to offer hands-on training and education for Lutron providers selling RadioRA 2 and Sivoia QS Triathlon shading solutions. The 2017 tour will visit 12 locations throughout the U.S.
MONI Smart Security, a subsidiary of Ascent Capital Group Inc., announced a new Customer Bill of Rights to provide transparency into its communications commitment to customers, including consumer feedback mechanisms, contract policies and response times.
CEDIA has sold ownership of the CEDIA show to Emerald Expositions, the largest trade show operator in the U.S. CEDIA will continue to be deeply involved in the show, working hand-in-hand with Emerald on overall show direction, as well as retaining control and ownership of all educational programming.
Increasing consumer enthusiasm for the Internet of Things (IoT) and adoption of emerging technology will drive the U.S. consumer technology industry to $292 billion in retail revenues ($228 billion wholesale) in 2017, according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which owns and produces CES.
The video surveillance market is evolving with changing technology and greater integration. Integrators such as Sonitrol of Evansville's Chris Dingman are finding these opportunities as the market continues its upward trend. Read more about SDM February Issue.