At CES 2016, ADT unveils two open APIs: One for ADT Pulse security and home automation, another called Canopy for third-party devices that benefit from professional security monitoring. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Adding to the efficiency of its dealer services, SnapAV is now working with Pioneer Home Entertainment to enable installers to buy A/V receivers, Blu-ray disc players and other Pioneer branded products through its dealer sales portal.
Turkcell picks DECT ULE, Lowe’s adds pro security monitoring, Awox launches SmartPebble, + more new products, technologies and ‘big deals’ added to Julie Jacobson’s smart-home guide to the CES 2016 v4.
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Home automation standards, low-voltage DC power distribution, IoT at retail and the demise of VIA International grabbed CE Pro page views in 2015. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Entries are due January 15, 2016 for worldwide exposure from CE Pro, Commercial Integrator, Essential Install and TechDecisions for outstanding new products at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2016 show in Amsterdam Feb. 8-12, 2016.
LG’s AllSeen-enabled Smart ThinQ technology to be implemented in the company’s first smart-hub at CES 2016.
January 1977 CES Chicago featured -18 F temperatures and -45 F wind chills.
Flextronics picks up Wink, Legrand invests in Netatmo, Alarm.com goes public, Sears acquires WallyHome, Nortek acquires Numera … and other IoT and A/V mergers, acquisitions and equity events of 2015.
If more integrators sold less-custom systems that could be replicated from dealer to dealer, could customer accounts be bought and sold like they can in the security industry? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)