Smart Home

Crestron Home provides smart home tech that is intuitive, simple and secure.

Securing Relationships, Building Trust as the Smart Home Evolves

As the definition of “smart home” evolves, the importance of security increases, becoming top of mind for consumers. In fact, privacy and security concerns are among the top purchase barriers for those who don’t own smart devices, revealed Tech Journalist Andrea Smith at a CES 2021 roundtable. Participating in the discussion were Ohad Amir, CTO, Essence; Michelle Guss, director, Residential Business…

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Swidget's outlets and switches are installed “smart ready.” They function as regular wiring devices until they are paired with a Swidget smart Inserts.

Swidget Recognized By NAHB

Swidget serves the technology, HVAC, and home building industries. It provides solutions for health and wellness; energy savings and conservation; and safety and security, it said in a statement. The company’s outlets and switches are installed “smart ready.” They function as regular wiring devices until they are paired with a Swidget smart Inserts.Swidget was named Technology/Educational Service of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders.

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The Custom Integrator Program from Hunter Douglas supports integrators in specifying automated window treatment solutions such as the new PowerView+™ hardwired automated shade.

Milestone Achieved for Hunter Douglas CI Program

Hunter Douglas is celebrating the milestone of 300 home technology integration professionals as part of its Custom Integrator Program. Integrators in the CIP receive technical training and sales support to help drive new business in the custom window treatment category. Members also have access to design options and shade styles compatible with PowerView Automation and the new PowerView+, including the Designer Roller Shades, Silhouette® Window Shadings, Duette® Honeycomb Shades, plus to other products.

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The Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 includes Head to Toe video, 1536p HD video, and an array microphone.

Ring Intros Enhanced Features in Video Doorbell Pro 2

Ring has introduced its Video Doorbell Pro 2, which features 3D Motion Detection with radar, enhanced audio capabilities with an array microphone, and customizable privacy features. With this new version, users have access to features, including Head to Toe video, 3D Motion Detection and Bird’s Eye View. With radar, the Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 allows users to customize which…

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