Video doorbells, Amazon Alexa, 4K projectors, productivity software, virtual reality, up-and-coming wireless audio formats and other key themes from CEDIA 2016.
Source: Julie Jacobson’s 9 Themes from CEDIA 2016 – CE Pro
Amazon Alexa exec Charlie Kindel is keynoting and the company has a booth at CEDIA 2016. What does this mass-market voice-recognition success story want with the professional installation channel? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Source: CEDIA 2016: What the Heck is Amazon Alexa Doing in the Professional Install Channel? – CE Pro
Eero, Plex, Mass Fidelity, Ring and so many other DIY-centric smart-home manufacturers are attending CEDIA 2016 to grab the mindshare of installation pros. Here’s why…
Source: CEDIA 2016: What DIY Vendors Want from the Pros – CE Pro
Kwikset to Showcase Four New Locks at CEDIA 2016 Z-Wave Alliance
Source: Kwikset to Showcase Four New Locks at CEDIA 2016 – Z-Wave Alliance
Both featuring smart power monitoring, Dimmer 2 turns any light switch into a smart device and Switch 2 activates and deactivates electrical devices.
Source: FIBARO Highlights New Suite of Lighting Control Micro Modules with Energy Management Dashboard at CEDIA 2016
JStar LLC says it will accept only 100 customers this year for Josh.ai, a premium-priced speech-recognition and “whole home artificial intelligence platform” that supports Crestron, Lutron, Meridian, Sonos and Amazon Echo.
Source: Josh.ai Voice-Controlled Home Automation Begins Shipping During CEDIA 2016 – CE Pro
CE Pro spoke to David Weinstein, Vice President, Residential Sales, for Lutron about the company’s plans for CEDIA 2016 and what dealers can expect from booth #5100.
Source: CEDIA Q&A: Lutron Helps Dealers Grow Their Business on Every Project – CE Pro
Lighting control provider Vantage will yield system design, programming and installation benefits for inclusion of QMotion motorized shade within automation projects as one of the perks from last year’s acquisition.
Source: CEDIA Tease: Legrand Highlights Vantage, QMotion Synergies – CE Pro
CEDIA 2016: With Fing SDK, third-party developers will be able to discover, monitor and perform analytics on networked devices in the home leveraging IP data from 6 million active Fing users. Imagine what Amazon Echo could do with that. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
Source: CEDIA Tease: Domotz to License Fing API for IP Device Discovery, Remote Monitoring, Home Automation – CE Pro
If you work within the connected home, you need to be at CEDIA.
Source: What to see at CEDIA 2016 | HomeToys