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SnapAV Acquires Access Networks

SnapAV To Acquire Access Networks

SnapAV has announced that it will acquire premier networking solutions provider Access Networks. The acquisition, expected to close later this month, will broaden SnapAV’s networking portfolio with new products and managed services, including system design, configuration, monitoring, and support. “Adding Access Networks to the SnapAV portfolio enables our partners to tackle any size commercial or residential network project,” said GPaul…

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Josh.ai, innovative manufacturer of voice control solutions for the connected home, celebrates its sixth birthday with limited-edition release of Josh Micro in Cobalt Blue.

Josh.ai Turns Six, Launches Limited Edition Cobalt Blue Josh Micro

Josh.ai, beloved brand for residential AI and natural interfaces in the CI channel, celebrates its sixth birthday this month. The voice control and AI specialists are marking this milestone by introducing a limited-edition Josh Micro in Cobalt Blue. Available now, the Cobalt Blue Josh Micro was produced in a small batch, and is offered in limited quantities to current Josh.ai dealers.

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With Total Control, integrators can use a new, single, unified driver from URC to control Lutron’s residential solutions, including Caséta, RA2 Select, RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QSX.

URC, Lutron Announce New Phase of Collaboration

Smart home automation and control leader, URC, and Lutron, smart lighting and shading control solutions giant, have expanded integration capabilities with Total Control®, the residential and commercial automation platform from URC. With Total Control, integrators can use a new, single, unified driver from URC to control Lutron’s residential solutions, including Caséta, RA2 Select, RadioRA 2 and HomeWorks QSX.

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The 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel's design is thin, “modern and sleek” with a bright, high resolution. Itl has been upgraded to a new “intuitive” user interface and a secure platform that not only supports encrypted sensors, which help eliminate system hacks and prevent account take-overs, but provides a hands-free disarm for added convenience.

Nortek Control Reveals Anticipated 2GIG EDGE Panel

Nortek Control has launched the 2GIG® EDGE™ Security and Automation Panel, with, reportedly, the industry’s first secure face recognition touchless disarm. The 2GIG EDGE Security and Automation Panel, which was named CTA 2021 Security and Surveillance Product of the Year Mark of Excellence Award, was developed to be the “center of today’s smart home, making it compatible with a broad array of home technologies and products,” Nortek explained. The company reports that it has made the panel “seamless” to connect to other cameras in and around the home while also providing the ability to view video “in real time from up to eight different camera feeds.”

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Crestron Electronics and Origin Acoustics have partnered to produce a lineup of in-wall, in-ceiling, and landscape speakers.

Crestron, Origin Acoustics Partner for New Product Line

Home Automation giant, Crestron Electronics, and loudspeaker/electronics manufacturer, Origin Acoustics, have partnered to produce a line of in-wall, in-ceiling, and landscape speakers. There are two distinct performance tiers that distinguish the new line of Crestron Speakers made by Origin Acoustics: Reference and Ultimate. Crestron also is introducing the DM NAX™ matrix/amplifier and streaming music player for high-performance audio-over-IP and native integration with Crestron Home™.

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