Smart lighting control is not a new thing. It’s been around since the dawn of home automation. It may be one of the oldest options for the Electronic House, but it’s still one of the most important—and the one that may be the most difficult to live without. That’s because lighting control ensures that you […]Get the Guide
Review: Hands-On with the Canary All-In-One Security System
A crystal-clear image and a few interesting extras make this wireless security system a standout.
There are so many wireless security cameras available, it’s hard to pick which one is going to give you peace of mind and the biggest bang for your buck. A few manufacturers are setting themselves apart by offering more than just a quick peek at your property. The Canary is one of these standouts, thanks […]Get the Guide
Crestron InfiNET EX Wireless Dimmer Switches
An ideal solution for adding lighting control to existing homes.
Crestron really wants you to ditch that light switch. They are certainly making it enticing with the company’s new CLW-DELV wireless dimmers.: As part of Crestron’s Cameo infiNET EX line, the CLW-DELV can provide in-wall RF dimming of incandescent, halogen and LED light sources. The company is making 120- and 277-volt versions available now, with […]Get the Guide
Astro Twist Packs AirPlay Speaker into a Smart Bulb
These LED light bulbs use WiFi and AirPlay instead of just the typical Bluetooth.
A while back, we had talked up four products that combine LED light bulbs with the ability to play audio. Now, there’s a new interesting option for that category. Say “hello” to the Astro Twist. What sets the Twist apart is that all of those other smart bulb products use Bluetooth. The Twist does support […]Get the Guide
ConnectSense WiFi Smart Outlet Works with Apple HomeKit
The smart outlet was specifically built around the Apple HomeKit platform.
The smart outlet was specifically built around the Apple HomeKit platform.Get the Guide
D-Link WiFi Alarm Detector Puts Smoke & CO Detectors on the Web
The mydlink Smart Alarm Detector works with existing smoke and carbon monoxide home alarm systems.
The mydlink Smart Alarm Detector works with existing smoke and carbon monoxide home alarm systems.Get the Guide
How to Pick the Best Soundbar
Like it or not, soundbars have become a big part of the audio market. Even the best soundbar is pooh-poohed by the average audiophile. But let’s get one thing straight: Soundbars are popular. Earlier this year, Quixel Research said that revenue for the soundbar market rose by 31 percent in 2014, all the way to […]Get the Guide
Mark Levinson Details â„– 519 Digital Audio Player
The upcoming component can tackle every digital audio format out there.
We’re already looking forward to the summer—and it has nothing to do with shaking off this brutally cold weather. Sometime this July, Harman’s Mark Levinson will release a brand new digital audio player. However, the â„– 519 digital audio player isn’t just your typical media streamer. It’s actually designed to be the hub of your […]Get the Guide
Toucan Home Security Cameras Fit into Existing Light Fixtures
These outdoor home security cameras can deliver 720p images and two-way audio.
We’re always trying to figure out new: spots to put: home security cameras: in the Electronic House.: After all, you don’t want to just leave all of them out in the open, right? VuPoint Solutions has come up with a unique, interesting location for its new Toucan—and it’s outdoors. Toucan home security cameras: are weatherproof, […]Get the Guide
Smarten Up that Super Bowl Party With Lighting
Want to get the most out of the big game? Start thinking about a smart lighting scheme.
With the big game coming up in a few weeks, it’s time to do a little party planning. You research the perfect chips, dips, and even comfy seating. But what type of lighting scheme are you going to have? This can be a crucial element to any party, especially one for the biggest sporting event […]Get the Guide