Should the U.S. Government Regulate Tech?

When it comes to politics in today’s world, it is an understatement to suggest that we live in divided times. Although our founding fathers imagined passionate (but healthy) debate leading to the best possible compromise solutions – today, it seems … Continue reading

Exciting New Study: We are in an Audio Resurgence!

We live in a time rich in options for ways to connect with and consume content. If I asked you to pick which source was the number one method that adults aged 18 and older use to consume content today, … Continue reading

LumaStream is a Star…An Energy Star, That Is

LumaStream announced today that they have achieved Energy Star certification on select models, a notable milestone for the young provider of low-voltage LED lighting solutions. The company says their 481-485 series architectural downlights used with the Trinity 12 450mA DMX … Continue reading

Consumers Deeply Worried IoT is Prone to Hacking

Survey Shows Concern about Smart Device Security is Global New research from Irdeto, a digital platform security firm, shows that a wide majority of consumers around the world are deeply concerned about the security of IoT (Internet of Things) devices. … Continue reading

Whoa CES! Power Outage Plunges Show into Darkness

A News Story and a Metaphor CTA’s marketing message for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year was “Whoa!” While this is a reference to surprising innovations, it now appears that the biggest Whoa! to emerge from CES was a … Continue reading

Strata-SERIES: RMR – Smart Help for a Quick Start in RMR

[NOTE: This post is part of a series of articles on recurring monthly revenue programs we call Strata-SERIES: RMR. It will likely make more sense to you if you start by reading our Series Introduction here… and then our Topic Introduction and … Continue reading

Control4 Acquires Ihiji Validating Importance of Remote Management

BREAKING NEWS Control4 announced today that it has acquired remote system monitoring and management pioneer Ihiji of Austin, TX. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The deal sends a strong signal of the growing importance of remote installation … Continue reading

Strata-SERIES: RMR – Reducing Truck Rolls by 82%

[NOTE: This post is part of a series of articles on recurring monthly revenue programs we call Strata-SERIES: RMR Programs. It will likely make more sense to you if you start by reading our Series Introduction here… and then our Topic Introduction … Continue reading

When Income is NOT the Main Goal of RMR

NOTE: This post is part of a series of articles on recurring monthly revenue programs we call Strata-SERIES: RMR Programs. It will likely make more sense to you if you start by reading our Series Introduction here… and then our … Continue reading