All tagged CEDIA

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.

Will this be a Smart Home September To Remember?

New products and announcements from Philips Hue, Sylvania, Samsung, Grundig, LG, Honeywell and others have dotted the smart home landscape of recent months. But, September tends to be the start of “tech announcement season”, and of course, the earlier-than-ever start of the holiday shopping season. So what new gadgets will we see?