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Jan 03, 2018

Roku Connect to Simplify Integration of Whole-Home Audio Products

Roku is jumping on the whole-home audio bandwagon, announcing the new Roku Connect platform that will make it easier for... Continue Reading
Roku Connect to Simplify Integration of Whole-Home Audio Products

Dec 21, 2017

Russound Adds Alexa Support to Select Products

Russound has announced that Alexa support is now available for six products within the company's MCA and XStream lines--allowing customers... Continue Reading
Russound Adds Alexa Support to Select Products

Nov 30, 2017

Where Are Smart Home Shoppers Buying Their Devices?

Parks Associates has announced the results of its most recent smart home research study, which found that a majority (26... Continue Reading
Where Are Smart Home Shoppers Buying Their Devices?

Oct 17, 2017

Lutron Introduces RA2 Select Lighting System

At the recent CEDIA Expo, Lutron introduced its newest lighting system, the RA2 Select. The new system falls in between... Continue Reading
Lutron Introduces RA2 Select Lighting System

Jul 06, 2017

Crestron Expands Partnership with Sonos

Crestron dealers can now order Sonos products directly from Crestron, the company announced this week. The goal is to make... Continue Reading
Crestron Expands Partnership with Sonos

Jul 05, 2017

Alexa Support Comes to the SURE Universal Remote Platform

SURE Universal has announced that Alexa voice control is now part of the SURE Universal software remote platform. The SURE... Continue Reading
Alexa Support Comes to the SURE Universal Remote Platform

Jul 03, 2017

VSSL Introduces Multi-Zone Streaming Audio Player

VSSL, a spinoff of speaker manufacturer TruAudio, has announced a new multi-zone streaming audio player that supports the streaming of... Continue Reading
VSSL Introduces Multi-Zone Streaming Audio Player

Jun 27, 2017

Smart Speaker Owners Are Listening to More Audio at Home, Study Shows

NPR, in conjunction with Edison Research, conducted a national online survey of 1,620 Americans (ages 18 and up) to learn... Continue Reading
Smart Speaker Owners Are Listening to More Audio at Home, Study Shows

Jun 10, 2017

Savant Introduces Wally Line of Touchscreens

Savant has introduced a new line of touchscreens designed to control the smart home. The Wally line, which launches first... Continue Reading
Savant Introduces Wally Line of Touchscreens

Apr 04, 2017

Z-Wave Alliance Initiates Mandatory Security Protocol for All Certified Devices

The Z-Wave Alliance has announced that, effective immediately, all new Z-Wave certified devices must adhere to a new security protocol... Continue Reading
Z-Wave Alliance Initiates Mandatory Security Protocol for All Certified Devices

Mar 13, 2017

Why I Won't Be Seduced by Alexa

Amazon's Alexa has become a popular addition to many AV and home automation devices, but Jerry Del Colliano has some reservations about using the voice control service. Continue Reading
Why I Won't Be Seduced by Alexa

Feb 28, 2017

Control4 Purchases Triad Speakers

Legrand buys Luxul. Samsung buys Harman. Razer buys THX. SnapAV buys, well, whoever it is that SnapAV bought this week... Continue Reading
Control4 Purchases Triad Speakers

Feb 27, 2017

Yamaha to Add Alexa Support to MusicCast Products

Yamaha has announced that support for Alexa voice control is coming this fall to the company's line of MusicCast products.... Continue Reading
Yamaha to Add Alexa Support to MusicCast Products

Jan 19, 2017

VIZIO SmartCast Now Supports Google Home

VIZIO has announced that its SmartCast entertainment/control system is now compatible with the Google Home voice-activated speaker. Since its introduction... Continue Reading
VIZIO SmartCast Now Supports Google Home

Jan 05, 2017

DISH Adds Alexa Support to Hopper DVR

DISH Network has anounced that Alexa support will be added to the Hopper DVR (all generations) in the first half... Continue Reading
DISH Adds Alexa Support to Hopper DVR

Jan 02, 2017

The Day I Finally Embraced The Internet of Things

Jerry Del Colliano has been skeptical about The Internet of Things, but he recently had an experience that allowed him to finally see the value of a truly smart IoT device. Continue Reading
The Day I Finally Embraced The Internet of Things

Dec 29, 2016

RTI Introduces Z-Wave Control and Lighting Solutions

Remote Technologies, Inc. (RTI) has announced the addition of a Z-Wave interface and Z-Wave lighting controls to its lineup. The... Continue Reading
RTI Introduces Z-Wave Control and Lighting Solutions

Dec 25, 2016

IOGEAR Launches New HDMI-Over-Powerline Solution

IOGEAR has introduced a new HDMI-over-powerline kit that allows you to transmit up to 1080p video and multichannel audio a... Continue Reading
IOGEAR Launches New HDMI-Over-Powerline Solution

Dec 19, 2016

FIBARO Announces New HomeKit-Friendly Products

FIBARO has announced a new line of products that are compatible with Apple's HomeKit smart home platform. The Flood Sensor... Continue Reading
FIBARO Announces New HomeKit-Friendly Products

Nov 21, 2016

Crestron Debuts New, Faster TSW Touch Screens

Crestron has released a new generation of TSW touch screens. The TSW-560, TSW-760, and TSW-1060 use faster processors to deliver... Continue Reading
Crestron Debuts New, Faster TSW Touch Screens

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