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11/17/2017 12:35 PM
Perils of Being First: Emberlight Shuts Down Smart Socket Biz
While everyone else was making smart bulbs, Emberlight was making smart sockets that made it big at Target stores. Now everyone's making smart light fixtures, and the start-up couldn't survive.
11/17/2017 12:34 PM
Best Buy ‘Excited’ about In-Home Advisory Service for Holidays
Best Buy reports Q3 domestic revenue growth of 3.6% to $8.5B, led by smart home. Touts in-home advisory service for holiday season.
11/17/2017 09:18 AM
Millennials, Amazon Prime Members to Drive CE/Smart-Home Purchases this Holiday
Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.
11/17/2017 08:55 AM
Early Reviews of Neeo Remote Control: Gorgeous Hardware, Flawed Software
After 2.5 years of waiting, early Kickstarter backers unbox their Neeo remote controls to find beautiful hardware but flaky software for anything but common IR commands. They see potential, though.
11/17/2017 03:03 AM
5 Levels of Security: How to Take Customers from Basic to Advanced
Consumers might walk in the door requesting a basic alarm system or a couple of cameras, but integrators can move them into a more advanced solution by using this simple '5 Levels of Security' cheat sheet.
11/16/2017 04:12 PM
People & Places: Peerless-AV Names Frey; AudioQuest Promotes Schuetz & Scatena
The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news.
11/16/2017 12:42 PM
Product Briefs: TIDAL, Sonos; MuxLab AV over IP App; AudioControl adds Dolby Vision
Keep checking back for CE Pro's brief product and company news in custom electronics.
11/16/2017 08:20 AM
Big Win for Home Health Technology: Medicare, Medicaid to Up Reimbursement
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) presents new policy that helps clinicians get reimbursed for remote patient monitoring and other mobile-health technologies.
11/16/2017 07:05 AM
Luxul Epic 3 Router Includes Domotz Remote Management, Router Limits Parental Controls
New Luxul Epic 3 router provides all-in-one solution with Roam Assist, Domotz remote management, and Router Limits parental controls built in.
11/16/2017 04:59 AM
Hisense Buys Toshiba TV, Visual Products Division for $114.2 Million
Hisense Group buys 95 percent of Toshiba Visual Solutions Corporation for just over $114 million dollars (12.9 billion Japanese Yen).