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New Industry Standard Apprenticeship In Development

October 3, 2016

At CEDIA EXPO 2016, it was announced that the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills approved a plan for a standardized apprenticeship program to introduce young, talented upstarts to the smart home technology industry. This new government funded program will streamline the hiring and training process for employers and ensure that the » Read More

Save 15%: Simply Automated Lighting Control Sale

October 1, 2016

Now is the time to start building or expanding your smart home lighting control system! Home Controls and Simply Automated have teamed up to offer great savings on Simply Automated’s lighting control products. Through November, enjoy a 15% discount on every Simply Automated product available at Home Controls, including standard UPB » Read More

Z-Wave is Now Open Source Technology

September 20, 2016

Sigma Designs, owner of the Z-Wave home automation protocol, recently announced that they have made the interoperability layer of Z-Wave open to the public domain. This means that any company, business, or developer can download the software for free and test out Z-Wave integration with their products. In addition, Sigma has also released the » Read More

Z-Wave Installation Training at CEDIA 2016

September 2, 2016

This year at CEDIA EXPO 2016, the Z-Wave Alliance will be offering free Z-Wave installation training courses for professional installers. Installers who participate in the Z-Wave training will earn CEDIA CEU credits. The course, “Z-Wave Technical Training: What You Need to Know,” draws content from Z-Wave’s full online training courses with » Read More

Legrand Acquires QMotion

December 18, 2015

Legrand announced today that it has acquired QMotion, an award-winning leader in advanced shading systems. QMotion will become part of Legrand’s North American Building Control Systems business. “I’ve very much enjoyed working with my team to design and manufacture high-quality, automated shading solutions for applications where hard wired » Read More