CEDIA - Crestron Offers a Groundbreaking Way to Natively Control Sonos® Home Sound Systems

Exclusive feature enables seamless integration between the Sonos App and Crestron touchscreens

Sony's Xperia Agent robot is a cute, friendly smart-home butler

Raymond Wong for Mashable:  Sony has reintroduced the Xperia Agent at tech showcase IFA 2016, adding some new tricks, including the ability to connect to a smart coffee machine to make you a caffeinated cup.

Also, the last time we saw Sony's adorable little personal home-assistant robot, Xperia Agent, it didn't have a screen on its body. Now it does.

The Xperia Agent is still at concept stage, but it's getting more and more smart-home features as it edges towards the production line.

Sony showed off how it could now connect to a Nestlé smart coffee machine and serve up a caffeine fix at your command. 

It's really no more special than pushing a button on a smartphone app and having a connected machine start dripping out coffee, but it's undeniably more fun to see a small robot do so, while dancing along on your counter and blasting out notifications, such as the time and weather.  Cont'd...

Winners of "2016 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award" Announced

Demonstrating Technological Power, and Achieving the Future of Innovation

Bosch shoulders into the smart home with three new products and IFTTT

Andrew Gebhart for CNet:  Back in 2014, Bosch introduced the Home Connect app with the intention of making it an all encompassing solution. At this year's IFA trade show in Berlin, the German company is bringing that dream closer to fruition.

Bosch showed off three new products and announced integration with online rules platform IFTTT at this morning's press conference. It shows the company's intention to make a concerted push into the smart home with its own products, while allowing the system to remain open to wider integration.  Cont'd...

CEDIA - Platinum Tools® Showcases New TOR Cable Jacket Stripper & Slitter at 2016 CEDIA Expo

Now Shipping, Tor is an Adjustable Heavy-Duty Cable Stripping and Slitting Tool for All Insulation Types Used in Today's Cables

CEDIA - iPoint Goes Big for CEDIA 2016

Company Will Showcase Enhancements to Its Business Management Software, Highlight a New Partnership That Streamlines Sales to Production, and Offer Show Giveaways

CEDIA 16 - TiO Enhances and Streamlines Home Automation with its Latest Innovative Developments

New Features Provide Increased Flexibility, Ease and Savings

OTT video service adoption increased 12% among U.S. broadband households since 2014

OTT Video Market Tracker shows Netflix, WWE Network, and Hulu have highest Net Promoter Scores among major OTT video services


Stampede's Big Book of AV Tour stop in Chicago, Illinois will explore how dealers and resellers can capitalize on the latest ProAV solutions available today.

CEDIA - Z-Wave Alliance Hosts Installer Smart Home Technical Training at CEDIA EXPO 2016

The trainings will give attendees a look at Z-Wave's installer certification, delivering tools & technical knowledge on setting up a Z-Wave smart home mesh network.

CEDIA - CMoo Systems Will Announce Their New Product and Show a Live Demo for the First Time at the CEDIA Expo in Dallas

Home control and monitoring have never been easier with CMoo's new breakthrough technology for smart homes.

The Thread Group and EEBus Create Liaison Agreement to Accelerate Adoption of Interoperable Solutions in Connected Home

Alliances Will Collaborate on Joint Solution to Streamline Product Development and Reduce Fragmentation on the IoT Market

AMADAS, the Smart Door Lock with Emergency Solar Charging Panel, Fully Funds on Kickstarter

AMADAS successfully hits $70K funding goal for its innovative smart door lever lock

CEDIA - Somfy to Debut Expanded Integration Solutions for Motorized Window Coverings at CEDIA 2016

Visit Booth #3414 to Learn How Easy it is to Integrate Somfy-powered Window Coverings with M

Startup Success at CES: Eureka Park Marketplace Expands Exhibitor Base by More Than 16 Percent

CES startups have raised more than $1 billion in funds since 2012; curated exhibit area to welcome 600 exhibitors in 2017

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Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Light sockets; Not just for lights anymore

Smart Bulbs are out there and they can do far more then just provide light. Speakers, projectors, wi-fi extenders and more. The standard light socket that is wired up and ready to go in nearly every home in North America is now providing an easy and affordable option for home owners and renters alike to enter into the world of the "Smart Home". Here is a look at some of the Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting options out there, and this list is just the beginning. In this ongoing article we hope to continue to add to and grow this list, so stay tuned!