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Smart Home Automation

Your 2020 Smart Home Cheat Sheet: Everything You Need to Know for the Year Ahead

More so than any other year, 2020 is set to be a landmark 12 months for the modern smart home. As we head into the new decade, home technology is fast becoming unavoidable, evolving from additional luxury to every-day essential.

For those in the industry, that’s exciting news. According to the latest research, the smart home market is set to grow to $174 billion in the next five years, up from just $55 billion in 2016. (more…)

Home Automation Gadgets

The 10 Best Smart Home Devices & Systems of 2020

A brand new year is upon us, and that can only mean one thing:

Time to take our annual look at the biggest and best new products that are sure to become an essential part of the modern smart home experience in 2020 and beyond. (more…)

Snapav Control

Control4 Merges with SnapAV for Better Smart Home Integration

Two major smart home industry leaders have joined forces to help home automation installers like Pro Install AV deliver better service and even more state-of-the-art solutions for our customers.

Earlier this year, SnapV, a leading manufacturer of AV surveillance, networking and remote management products for professional integrators announced that they had merged with Control4, one of the world’s most popular brands of smart home automation systems and next-generation home AV solutions. (more…)

Smart Devices for home

What are the Best Smart Home Devices of 2019?

There’s no mistake about it; technology is evolving at a faster pace today than at any other time in modern history.

Before we know it, the once-hot new products that were an essential part of every early adopter’s must-buy list become old news, either becoming as commonplace in the modern home as a telephone or TV or being basically discarded as an also-ran. (more…)

Home Gym

Five Essential Smart Home Upgrades for Your Workout Space

No one could ever deny the importance of keeping healthy. In today’s fast-paced, ever-demanding world, taking a few moments of our day to engage in even the briefest bit of cardio or resistance training can do us a world of good.

But let’s be honest:

Going to our nearest gym to get that training in isn’t always the best option. (more…)

Smart Hotel

Five Reasons Your Hotel or B&B Should Invest in Smart Technology This Year

Somewhere between the iPad, the Internet-connected TV and the IoT refrigerator, smart technology has been taking over today’s homes at an ever-rapid pace.

While such technology may bring a whole new level of comfort and convenience to the life of the modern family, most smart home technology is far from a luxury; it’s an essential part of 21st century living that many people -including your hotel guests- have come to rely on. (more…)