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Some press, news, case studies, and secrets of the the home automation world.

What NEEO Could Mean for Control4

What NEEO Could Mean for Control4

This week, Control4 announced that they had acquired NEEO, a startup smart-remote control company. I spent some time talking to Mark Feinberg, a Control4 dealer I know well, and gathered his thoughts ...

The GAFA Takeover

Ever since a colleague raved about the amazing success he was having with Eero mesh networking products, I have been using them regularly in retrofit situations where getting new wires run is expensiv...
Great Partners Innovate

Great Partners Innovate

Picking the right vendors for your business is critical. There are many factors to consider and take into account. Some of the key criteria I have seen dealers evaluate are obvious, including retail p...
Keep It Positive

Keep It Positive

There is a lot of negativity in the world today. Psychologists and media experts have attributed much of it to the anonymity of social media. I have to say that, in large part, I agree. I have noticed...

Affordable Automation

Home automation has come a very long way in the last few years. Even the highest of the high-end control companies are creating more affordable solutions as smart home technology advances. “There’s a ...

Great Basement Home Theaters

For people who live in a part of the country where basements are prevalent, below-ground rooms are still the dominant place for dedicated home theaters. A basement is a nearly perfect location fo...
Inside Former New York Giant Amani Toomer’s $50K Home Theater

SI Installation Featured on TV Shows

Screen Innovations said last week that the installation of one of its screens in the home of a former NFL player was featured on multiple TV shows, including “First Look” onLXTV in New York and NBC’s ...