Gefen AVIP

Nice Announces Revolutionary New Gefen AV Over IP Matrix Controller

Available and shipping now from the original pioneers of AVoIP technology, comes a flexible, scalable, all-in-one matrix controller offering maximum control for display projects of any size Nice, a global manufacturer of smart home, security, and building automation solutions, today announces shipping for the new Gefen® AVoIP Matrix Controller, a flexible yet powerful solution for controlling compatible video and KVM over IP…

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Bond Home, Maker of Bond Bridge RF-to-WiFi Solutions Launches Two Clever Wireless Keypads

Bond Home, known for its award-winning Bond Bridge RF-to-WiFi solutions that bring app, voice and automated control to window shades, ceiling fans and fireplaces, has launched two ingenious keypads for home tech professionals: Sidekick for Shades and Sidekick Scene. Sidekick for Shades ($79 MSRP) is the ONLY universal remote capable of operating window shades and awnings that utilize Rollease, Somfy, Dooya, Nice and AMP motors. Sidekick’s 5-channel…

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Austere Launches Series of Surge Protectors

Austere, a leading manufacturer of premium A/V accessories, is introducing a new line of full-featured, low-profile 4-outlet surge protectors. Designed to fit discreetly in the tightest of spaces, near furniture, or behind wall-mounted TVs, Austere’s new VII Series ($129.99), V Series ($99.99), and III Series ($79.99) sit flush with the wall for an elegant and unobtrusive appearance. “Our goal is…

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Z-Wave Alliance Announces LEXI Joins the Board of Directors

The Z-Wave Alliance, the standards development organization dedicated to advancing the smart home and Z-Wave® technology, today announces that LEXI, the company behind the industry’s most comprehensive IoT platform that is transforming how both enterprises and consumers manage and automate their smart spaces, has officially joined the Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors. Ratified as a standards development organization (SDO), the Z-Wave Alliance…

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The New Frontier for Integrators 

            Lighting automation and control technologies offer homeowners an exciting new way to combine fixture-level control with whole-home programmability to not only enhance everyday experiences, but also provide a better standard of living. Through continued research and advances in technology, new categories of integration and automation are becoming available to average homeowners; no longer is smart lighting reserved for luxury…

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Snap One Launches Next-Gen WiFi 6 Wireless Access Points

 Snap One today announced the immediate availability of multiple new WiFi 6 wireless access points from Araknis and Access Networks that further enable Partners and customers to enjoy all the benefits of the latest WiFi technology and advanced remote system management. The introduction of Access Networks Unleashed Wireless Access Points, which took place in early August, follows the acquisition of the company…

Read more & Olibra Partner to Launch Bond Bridge Integration continues expanding upon the power and range of artificial intelligence in the home through an integration with Olibra, makers of the Bond Bridge family of products. Focused on bringing IoT connectivity to devices that are widely used, but lack a unified and simple user experience, Bond Bridge Pro is the most awarded Wi-Fi to RF bridge connecting motorized shades,…

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Orro Expands Support for Pro Channel With Manufacturer Representatives

Orro, creators of the professional-grade Orro Smart Living System and human-centric light switches, today announced the addition of its first manufacturer representatives: C&E Marketing, Elite3 Pro and Paul Collins Group. Amid strong pro-channel demand, a new pilot program extends the capabilities of the company’s internal sales and support teams for professional dealers, integrators, distributors and builders—all of which say they’re…

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