Author Archives: Paul Ragusa

Smart home wars heating up

Smart home wars heating up Just as we have seen with the smart phone revolution, the battle for the smart home looks like it will be just as hotly contested, as there is no denying that consumers today are embracing the smart home concept.  Studies are popping up weekly confirming that demand is increasing for

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ESX 2016 Report

ESX 2016 Report As managing editor, Paul helps oversee editorial content and works on developing a rapport with industry leaders to report and write on industry news, concentrating on the residential beat. He focuses on writing stories important to installers, integrators, manufacturers and distributors. Paul joined the company in March 2016, having previously worked for

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Smart home mania or madness?

Smart home mania or madness? With the proliferation of new smart home products hitting the market these days, one of the things I look forward to each day is checking my Google Alerts to see what new surprises this wild west of home automation and connectivity is bringing us now. From smart toasters that tell

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A 'smart home' snapshot

A 'smart home' snapshot The Smart Home 360 report, which comes out today from the market research company Argus Insights, provides a snapshot of what is out there in the smart home market today. The study looks at changes in the market from March to April, as well as overall trends Argus researchers are seeing

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