Crestron Electronics, Inc. News

Luxul Strengthens Partner Program With Addition Of Strategic, Integration, And Industry Partnerships

Luxul, the innovator of IP networking solutions for AV integrators, announced that it has strengthened its partner program with the recent addition of several strategic, integration, and industry partnerships that deliver added value to the company's integrators and their customers. "Professional-grade networking products form the foundation for residential and commercial systems, but they are only part of the overall solution," said Mike Grubb, vice president of marketing at Luxul. “It t...

SourceSecurity.com’s 10 Most Click-Worthy Articles Of 2015

Many of the most well-trafficked articles posted at SourceSecurity.com in 2015 were those that addressed timely and important issues in the security marketplace. In the world of digital publishing, it’s easy to know what content resonates with the market: Our readers tell us with their actions; i.e., where they click.   Let’s look back at the Top 10 articles we posted in 2015 that generated the most page views. They are listed in order here with the author’s...

Kwikset SmartCode Deadbolt Locks Now Compatible With Creston’s Home Automation Solution

Kwikset, the leader in residential security, announces that two of its popular SmartCode™ deadbolt locks are now “Crestron Connected®,” making them compatible with Crestron control systems that provide wireless home control of lighting, shades, temperature, security and more. SmartCode locks with Home Connect™ technology are the industry’s leading wireless access control lock solution for the smart home. Communicates With Other Devices Using embedded Creston i...

NAPCO Gemini Security Systems Now Crestron Certified Integrated Partner

NAPCO iBridge Connected Home booth will demonstrate the new integration at CEDIA 2015 NAPCO Security Systems is proud to announce it is now a Crestron Certified Integrated Partner™ and its Gemini Alarm Panels provide integration within Creston’s Control and Automation Systems. It will provide live demonstrations at the CEDIA Show, at NAPCO’s iBridge Connected Home Booth #6421, in Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Oct 14-17, 2015. For Cre...

DIY Home Automation Vs Professional Home Security Systems

Once home automation – controlling everything from HVAC to door locks to lights to security cameras – was solely the providence of the high-end home. Custom systems were pricey – some ranging upwards of $100,000 or more. That was before widespread access to broadband internet and before everyone started carrying a powerful internet-connected mini-computer – called a smart phone – in their pocket. Home Automation Goes Mainstream These days the Smart Home has gone...

Raytec VARIO IP PoE Illuminators And Mobotix Thermal Cameras Help Secure Las Vegas Country Club

The final hardware system consists of an early detection laser, Mobotix M15 thermal and S15 optical cameras Raytec VARIO IP PoE LED Network Illuminators have revolutionised security system design and installation for a large estate in a Las Vegas country club community - unlocking system intelligence and proactively deterring crime. With multiple residences having experienced break-ins at night that resulted in extensive losses, the owner of the estate turned to the latest IP...

Home Automation Standards And Protocols

As the home automation industry has expanded with an ever growing number of devices and services, companies are placing bets on which wireless protocols will dominate. The past few years the leaders have been Z-Wave and ZigBee. Companies are also using a variety of other standards including Crestron’s Infinet, Insteon, and proprietary technologies such as Lutron’s ClearConnect. Next-Generation Protocols: Bluetooth And Wi-Fi “Right now companies are releasing really i...

Expanding Market For Home Automation Sector

  Just how big is the home automation industry? One way to tell is by looking at the sheer number of companies – large and small—that have rushed to enter this fast-growing space. They include some of the world’s largest corporations – Apple and Google – along with the nation’s biggest cable and telecom companies – Comcast and AT&T. It includes big names in security like Honeywell and ADT. Then there are less known, but fast g...

Matrox Graphics Joins Crestron Integrated Partner Program

Matrox Mura Boards is compatible with Crestron's complete line of control system solutions Matrox Graphics Inc. announced recently that it has joined the Crestron Integrated Partner Program and is working with the control and automation solutions provider to make Matrox Mura MPX Series video wall controller boards compatible across Crestron’s complete line of control system solutions. Through this partnership, AV integrators can now seamlessly integrate a Crestron contro...