DoorBird, the IP video door intercoms from Berlin, Germany-based Bird Home Automation Group, and Control4, manufacturer of smart home automation systems, have partnered. Control4 has certified the DoorBird driver, allowing for the company’s IP door stations to be integrated into Control4 systems.
Access Networks’ Hagai Feiner has stepped down as CEO. He is succeeded by Bryce Nordstrand, who previously held the role of Chief Sales Officer. Feiner says Nordstrand has bold plans for the company’s future and shows strong leadership. Ben Jurow has been promoted to Vice President of Sales, after holding several sales leaderships roles with the company. He will work with manufacturers and dealers while also contributing to the development of new networking solutions.
Meet Ring Video Doorbell Wired, the company’s smallest doorbell yet. Ring Video Doorbell Wired packs a punch in a slim design with robust features such as HD video, two-way audio, live view, Advanced Motion Detection, Customizable Privacy Zones, and more.
Clare Controls, maker of the ClareOne wireless security and smart home automation systems and an exclusive brand of SnapAV, today released a ClareOne v1.2.3/9.1.2 software update that adds new drivers for select smart garage doors and climate control solutions, enhances and simplifies partners’ remote access and control capabilities and provides a robust Control4 driver update that simplifies security integration with the ClareOne platform.
Vanco International LLC has brought out two new HDMI extenders over fiber.
A new CEDIA white paper, HDMI 2.1 Technology for Integrators, aims to untangle a complex technology that is continuing to gain more of a foothold in high-tech residential installations.
Lutron will begin shipping the newest member of its HomeWorks portfolio: the Alisse wall control, designed for use with its HomeWorks whole-home automation system.
URC and Somfy have entered into what they are terming a new phase of collaboration in smart home automation.
British hi-fi specialist, Naim Audio has added extra functionality to its Control4 Media driver, giving CI professionals even more ways to integrate Naim’s award-winning range of music-streaming speakers and systems.
Commercial AV control and automation solutions company SAVI Controls has added Eric Smith to its board of directors and as a technical advisor. Smith was a co-founder of Control4 and its former CTO. As SAVI pioneers innovations for commercial AV control systems, Smith brings his technical knowledge to the company, and will provide guidance to support SAVI in improving the…