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Exploring Schlage’s New Smart Lock

The new Schlage Sense is a smart lock from Schlage: a company with a reputation for security. The lock responds to your key, a four digit phone, or your smartphone.

Cool Tools that Keep Your Family Connected

As technology becomes more and more prevalent within the home the ability to stay connected with your loved ones certainly becomes easier. Not only does technology help to streamline communications and enhance the opportunity to manage and monitor remotely, but the plethora of gadgets and apps on...

Savant Mac App

Savant Control and Automation App for Mac

Known for its relationship with Apple, Savant has always made control and access of the Savant TrueControl home automation app available from an iPhone, iPad or other iOS devices – however it was most recently that the home automation manufacturer unveiled the first-ever control and automation...

Control 4 Starter Kit

Control4 Starter Kit

It’s easy to fall in love with the idea of total, whole-home control. Whether it’s the ability to provide remote monitoring and management that appeals to you, or the ease-of-use enabled through one-touch setting and high-powered user interfaces, home automation allows you to customize your...

SHARP® XV-Z30000 Home Theater Projector is Control4® Certified

As an admirer of the smart home, your quest for total integration and control just got easier as earlier this week Sharp announced that its latest home theater projector has successfully been Control4® certified. (more…)...

Consumer Demand and Smart Home Technology Supports Housing Market Recovery

Although a Jetson-esque lifestyle may still seem a bit far-fetched, having a home perfectly customized to your digital needs is a real possibility. From automated lighting and enhanced security to climate control and management of your audio and video system, smart home technology is enabling...

How to Add Lighting Control to Your Home

Want to freshen up the appearance of your house, enjoy greater convenience and save some energy to boot? Then you should look into a lighting control system. A lighting control system can automatically dim your lights, enact preset “scenes” so only the fixtures you need come on, automatically ...

Automation via the Weather

Alarm.com releases Extreme Temps automation for heating, cooling your home more efficiently. It’s a baking hot day. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some automated control over your air conditioner, so you don’t run up a hefty bill to cool your home while you’re stuck at work?Alarm.com says it ...

Highlight Products From The 2008 CEDIA Expo

CEDIA stands for the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association and is an international trade association of companies that specialize in planning and installing electronic systems for the home. They not only include home integrators and system designers like Electronics Design Group...