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Life of Luxury or Potential Security Hack?: The Truth About Voice-Recognition Software in Your Home

You may not prevent every kind of threat, but even these cursory safeguards will do a lot to keep your data—and your private life—for intended audiences only.

Amazon has 76% smart home speaker U.S. market share as Echo unit sales reach 15M, new study finds

Taylor Sopper for GeekWire: Amazon first entered the smart home speaker scene two years ago with its original Echo device; it now also sells different models like the $49.99 Echo Dot, which accounts for more than 50 percent of Echo products in the wild, CIRP noted.

CEDIA 2017 Recap and Plans for CEDIA 2018

CEDIA 2017 saw a significant increase in attendance, and Emerald Expositions is excited to work in tandem with the CEDIA association and a select group of industry experts to develop plans for [exciting]new initiatives to benefit both the exhibitors and attendees for CEDIA 2

NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin Turns to ELAN for Speedy and Smooth Control of His New 30,000-Square Foot Home

During the home’s building process in late 2016, Hamlin wanted to incorporate one central interface to control all his home’s sub-systems and sophisticated entertainment technology.

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Global $100+ Bn Home Automation System Market Analysis & Trends

Global Home Automation Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 12.4% reaching $72.78 billion by 2022 from the market value of $36.09 billion in 2016.

CEDIA 2017: Alexa, Google Assistant & Other Voice UIs Come Into Their Own

Joseph Palenchar for Twice: This week’s CEDIA 2017 is giving A/V products and custom-installed integrated systems more of a voice in the way they’re controlled.

Home Professionals Gear Up for Smart Tech Surge

HomeAdvisor-CEDIA survey of home service pros reveals broadening opportunities for pros in the smart home field

CEDIA Announces Best New Product Winners & Product Hall of Fame Inductees

CEDIA congratulates the 2017 Best New Product Award winners and the 2017 Product Hall of Fame inductees.

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Just Add Power Honors Powerful Leadership at CEDIA 2017

Top Performers Took Home Representative of the Year, Distributor of Year, and Outstanding Support, Performance and Service Awards

CEDIA Expands Availability of Certification Globally

CEDIA® has announced that CEDIA Certification exams will now be available through Kryterion Global Testing Solutions, which has more than 1,000 testing centres worldwide.

MONI Smart Security Will Offer Professional Monitoring For Nest Secure Exclusively At Launch

Offering will drive greater penetration into $80 billion connected home market

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