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My take on CEDIA 2018: The Ultimate Smart Home Show

While this year’s CEDIA Expo certainly showcased a tremendous number of high-end connected home products and services, there wasn’t much that was worthy of me thinking “wow!” There were newer versions of control systems, with some new features of course, 8K video was seemingly everywhere…and in some respects—aside from price tags—it started to get hard to tell the difference between the high-end and DIY sides of the market. More on that later.

Best of the Best: CES 2017 Top 5 Smart Home Tech

Companies at CES 2017 showcased many new products for the smarter home, but only a handful were truly innovative and worthy of being included in our top five list. And why would these products make the list? Not just because they're cool... they have to solve a real problem, not complicate your life and do something that no one's ever done before. That's what we mean when we think of innovation.