Three well-known American lock manufacturers: Schlage, Kwikset, and Yale, form partnership with smart home solution provider, Clare Controls. By adding them into its own solutions, the Florida-based Smart home solution provider resells Schlage and Kwikset’s Z-wave door Read More »
Integrated into this year’s Summit, the First Analysis Capital Conference will bring together executives from IoT companies and venture capital and private equity investors. The day will feature presentations from companies Read More »
Now in its 17th year, Fall Ball provides an excellent networking opportunity for dealers and leading manufacturers. Representatives from JVC, Peerless-AV, ClearView Innovations, Clare Controls, URC and many more… Read More »
Video coverage by rAVe of the Clare Controls interactive kiosk at CEDIA in Dallas, Texas. The FIT-45 Kiosk features an interactive display with a video and products. Read More »
ResiWeek Episode 34
Host: Matt Scott speaks with guests: Delia Hansen, Steven Brawner, and Tim Albright about the new Logitech BlueTooth streaming device, takes a look at CEDIA’s new market survey, and remembers RTI founder John Demskie. Read More »
Sarasota, FL, August 29, 2016 – Clare Controls has selected Denon®, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, to be the music solution for Clare smart homes. Clare natively Read More »
Clare Controls Straddles Custom and DIY Markets; Offers Dealers New Revenue Streams
Consumer purchasing portal, HEOS integration, expansion of builder program on Clare’s CEDIA 2016 to-do list.
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Director of Regional Sales for Texas and Director of E-Commerce and Marketing Join the Clare Team
Sarasota, FL, August 22, 2016 – To support its initiative to become the system of choice for home builders and to support its rapidly growing installed customer base, Clare Controls is Read More »
Clare Controls: The Most Disruptive Business Model in Home Automation?
“With more than 5,000 production homes under contract, Clare Controls offers integrators a chance to earn recurring revenue on home automation without lifting a finger.” Read More »
ResiWeek Episode 27
Host: Matt Scott speaks with guests: Delia Hansen, Jason Knott, and Tim Albright on how Origin Acoustics has become the master distributor for iRoom, tech sector consumer confidence, and how residential dealers can market what they do. Plus, Staples is getting out of the smart Read More »
AV Homes - Arizona Division Partners With Clare Controls To Offer Smart Home Technology in All To-Be-Built Homes
Renowned builder adds Clare tech to active adult and traditional developments in Phoenix Metro area
Phoenix, AZ, July 20, 2016 – National builder AV Homes, Inc. is bringing smart home technology to nine new active adult 55-Plus and traditional developments in the Phoenix metro area through a strategic partnership Read More »
Renowned builder brings smart home technology to Orlando-area development
Sarasota, FL, July 13, 2016 – David Weekley Homes, the largest privately-held home builders in the U.S., is passionate about building exceptional homes for its clients. David Weekley Homes prides itself on offering Custom ChoicesTM options that offer timeless appeal. Read More »
Special Product Announcement
We are proud to announce a special partnership with Denon, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products. Clare has been working with Denon for several months to incorporate many outstanding new features such as native integration Read More »
Sarasota, FL, June 20, 2016 – To demonstrate its commitment to sustainability, Meritage Homes (NYSE: MTH) is including an energy-efficient home automation lifestyle package in every to-be-built California home sold through the end of the Read More »
Sarasota, FL, June 14, 2016 – Clare Controls wants to give customers the best possible experience – from the sale and installation of its technology and beyond. Clare has created a direct-to-customer support hotline dedicated to consumers Read More »
Incentivized: Clare Controls brings high-paying jobs to Manatee County
Home automation company Clare Controls has grown quickly over the past four years as it has pushed home automation into the realm of the affordable. The Bradenton Herald goes behind-the-scenes of Clare’s Headquarters and talks to Clare’s CEO, Brett Read More »
ResiWeek Episode 15
Tim Albright talks with Vin Bruno, Delia Hansen, and Henry Clifford about EVA Automation purchasing Bowers & Wilkins and the value of smart appliances. Plus, CEDIA awards and their new business development program. Read More »
Model Homes Get Smart: Delaware builder uses technology to make it easier for salespeople to show off its model homes.
Any interior designer will tell you that properly staging a model home is about more than just furniture and accessories. It entails setting Read More »
Following an exhibition showing Clare Controls at ISC West 2016 on April 6-8 in Las Vegas, PowerHouse Alliance distributor members will deliver trainings, starting in April with an emphasis on home automation and control.Read More »
Leaks and floods can be devastating in homes and are very common in Arizona, they are especially a headache for anyone taking a long vacation during the summer. So, the idea of having a leak detector that Read More »
Sarasota, FL, April 4, 2016 – Clare Controls is proud to welcome industry veteran Brad Middleton to its dynamic sales team. As the Director of Business Development for Canada, Brad will work closely with Read More »
Challenge: Provide model homes with consistent experience and automate the home technology to maximize efficiencies and increase value.
Solution: Utilize Clare Controls smart home technology to control and automate.
Delia Hansen of Clare Controls talks about the company’s recent deals with two builders… and what it means for the custom integration industry.
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Matt Pruznick discusses how Clare Controls is streamlining the company’s offering to a simple choice between centrally located or distributed systems.
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Clare Controls Goes On-Wall, Entry-Level CLIQ.mini
Clare Controls, the supplier of professionally installed home-automation products, is expanding its customer base with the $399 CLIQ.mini, which can be mounted on a wall near a doorbell chime to control devices via Wi-Fi and wireless Z-Wave. Read More»
Tim Albright talks with Vin Bruno, Delia Hansen, and Ted Green about Macintosh Labs available online. What does this do to high-end audio retailers? How does a company get themselves picked for a home builder’s control system? Read More »
“Standouts in this arena include familiar names such as ADT, Clare Controls and Kwikset.” Read More »
“Clare Controls…created a home-automation kiosk…said to eliminate the investment previously required in show homes to install and maintain smart-home products and train salespeople to use them.” Read More »
“At CEDIA Expo 2015, we saw Clare Controls and Roomie Remote/Simple Control take advantage of the Skills Kit.” Read More »
Michael Artsis interviews Delia Hansen, Vice President of Marketing, Clare Controls at CES 2016. Read More »
Clare Controls Embraces the Connected Home: Reselling Select Products with Native Integration from Honeywell, Yale, and Linear
Sarasota, FL, December 15, 2015 – With the number of Internet-connected things installed by 2020 expected to reach 50 billion, Clare Controls is embracing the smart home category and expanding its efforts to provide an open platform with unparalleled Read More »
Sarasota, FL, December 7, 2015 — Expanding its portfolio of budget series video surveillance products, Clare Controls is adding two new IP cameras providing installers with an affordable, easy-to-install solution. The new cameras integrate seamlessly into a Read More »
Dean Wall, Jon Tunstall, and Jason Nettles join the Clare Controls Sales Team
Sarasota, FL, November 4, 2015 — Clare Controls today announces the addition of three new sales professionals: Dean Wall, Jon Tunstall, and Jason Nettles. “Our new innovations and the increasing demand from our customers led us to look for Read More »
CE Pro BEST Awards Recognize the Most Noteworthy New Products and Technologies
Dallas, TX October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls today received a CE Pro BEST Award for its ClareHome App Graphical User Interface in the Whole‐House Control category at CEDIA EXPO 2015. The awards recognize the most noteworthy new products Read More »
Certified IP Drivers for Popular Sony A/V Products Enable Faster and Easier ClareHome Integration
Dallas, TX October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls, provider of simple-to-install, maintain, and use home automation solutions that give homeowners far-reaching control over their own automation experiences, is working with Sony Electronics to develop drivers that efficiently Read More »
Native Communication with Sonos Products Eliminate Truck Rolls for Product Updates and Add-ons
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls today announces its ClareHome automation solution now integrates natively with Sonos HiFi speakers and audio components, enabling simple, fast, robust, and feature-rich operation for integrators and consumers. Once enabled, Read More »
Clare Controls Adds Honeywell to Extensive Portfolio of Third Party Partner Products
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls is expanding support for environmental controls through a partnership with Honeywell International. Clare Controls now offers support for a broad line of Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostats including the RTH-6580WF, RTH-8580WF, TH9320WF, RTH-9590WF Read More »
Clare Controls CLIQ.mini Delivers Faster, Easier Installation in Powerful Package the Size of a Smart Phone
Entry Level Automation Controller Provides Integrators with Perfect Solution for High-Volume Installations
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls is making a splash at CEDIA EXPO 2015 with the introduction of its latest automation controller that provides homeowners with a luxury smart home system at an affordable price point, while Read More »
New Tools and Resources Empower Homeowners to Customize Their Clare Controls System
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Supporting its mission of giving homeowners more control and flexibility over their home automation systems, Clare Controls is unveiling new tools and resources at CEDIA EXPO 2015, including the new ClareHome app, myClareHome.com Read More »
Clare Controls Combines Switching, Streaming, and Class D Benefits in New amp.440+ Distribution Amplifier
All-In-One Audio Deck Speeds and Simplifies the Installation of High-Quality Distributed Audio Applications, While Cutting Costs
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls today introduced the amp.440+, a new four-zone (8 channels x 40 watts) amp designed to make the installation of multi-room audio applications quicker, easier, more reliable, and Read More »
Clare Controls Gives Homeowners More Control Over Their Home Automation Solutions
Dallas, TX, October 13, 2015 – Clare Controls, a home automation company committed to developing and marketing products and services designed to provide integrators with increased revenue streams and empower users to seamlessly and easily customize and control their Read More »
September 11, 2015 – By Julie Jacobson, CE Pro Magazine
CEDIA Expo 2015: Relative newcomer Clare Controls makes one of the only custom-centric smart-home controllers with native Z-Wave; offers unique blend of pro features and DIY capabilities.
Clare Controls home automation system is professionally Read More »
September 10, 2015 by Kelly Mello, TecHome Builder
More and more builders are hopping aboard the home automation train, and Lexar is no exception. In fact, the custom homebuilder will soon offer Clare Controls as standard in its 14 communities.
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Popular lifestyle applications enabled through ClareHome Builder Program Partnership.
SARASOTA, FL August 18, 2015 – Clare Controls and Lexar Homes are partnering to include smart automation packages as standard amenities in homes offered by the company’s network of franchised builders in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and North Dakota.
Lexar’s 14 franchisees build “on-your-site” custom homes, Read More »
Accomplished veteran Spencer Kalker to lead rep firm’s push of Clare solutions to CE channel in New England.
SARASOTA, FL July 27, 2015 – Clare Controls, a provider of simple-to-install, -maintain, and -use home automation solutions that give homeowners far-reaching control over their own automation experiences, announced the appointment of ImageCrafters Read More »
Affordable, full-featured, and easy to install, Clare’s smart lighting line presents installers with new opportunities.
SARASOTA, FL July 25, 2015 – – Now shipping, Clare Controls’ ClareVue Lighting line provides the same functionality as luxury automated lighting systems that cost twice as much. It handily outperforms today’s “affordable” lighting systems. And—courtesy of the Read More »
Focus on innovative automation applications leads Trayce Blake and company to present Clare products in Southern California.
SARASOTA, FL July 21, 2015 – Clare Controls, a provider of simple-to-install, -maintain, and -use home automation solutions that give homeowners far-reaching control over their own automation experiences, has contracted Studio Decor to serve Read More »
70m extenders install easily and outperform the competition, at a fraction of the cost.
SARASOTA, FL June 12, 2015 — At just $250 per set (MSRP), Clare Controls’ new HDBaseT Compact Extender Pairs are easily the most economical solution of their type. But the tiny 4K-capable extenders also pack robust features – including bi-directional Read More »
High-value ClareHome automation solution a key contribution to builder’s “premium by default” philosophy.
SARASOTA, FL May 28, 2015 — Clare Controls is partnering with California Home Builders (CHB) to provide robust automation packages as standard amenities in the Los Angeles-based builder’s homes, starting with its El Dorado Collection in Sylmar, CA. Read More »
ClareHome is winning 75 percent of the luxury condo market in Sarasota-Bradenton metro area, while continuing to expand – at home and around the nation – with mainstream single-family homebuilders and distributors.
SARASOTA, FL May 20, 2015 — Recent wins in both the mainstream and luxury builder markets continue to validate Read More »
CE veteran brings extensive experience to company’s growing sales operations.
SARASOTA, FL April 29, 2015 – Clare Controls today announced the appointment of Charles “Chuck” Parrelli as Director of East Region Sales. In his new position, Parrelli will develop and manage the company’s network of authorized dealers in all states east of Read More »
December 2, 2014 – Residential Systems Magazine
It’s been a long haul for the custom integration business as it slowly rebounds from a major recession and the collapse of the U.S. real estate market. But, in what most would consider a bounce back year for the custom electronics installation business, manufacturers Read More »
August 20, 2014 – BUILDER Magazine
“Installing integrated smart home packages—which put security, entertainment, and comfort controls in a homeowners pocket—seems like an obvious next step for new-home builders. But it remains a challenge for companies looking to future-proof their operations with a repeatable, profitable process.”
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The Clare Controls amp.1640 provides huge power for such a small chassis.
By John Sciacca June 5, 2014 – For many things, bigger is better. Gas station sodas, SUVs, home theater screens… These are all things where many people want the largest size option available. But with technology, the trend has Read More »
November 19, 2013 – Technology Integrator
“Building on a background of business and technology Clare Controls is moving forward with smart, effective cloud based systems solutions. Find out how?”
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October 1, 2013 – CE Pro Magazine
“Clare Controls used CEDIA Expo 2013 to venture outside the control category and to introduce a new line of problem-solving products for custom integrators. We take a video tour of the company’s booth at the show.”
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July 12, 2013 – CE Pro Magazine
“Responding to concerns about hacker bots and other threats to home networks, Clare adds cloud-based network security services to ClareHome automation system.”
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June 20, 2013 – Technology Tell Magazine
“Touted as the first custom home automation system to truly take advantage of the cloud, Clare Controls has set the bar high for the competition.”
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January 30, 2013 – Residential Systems
“I spent two days last week in a live webinar with technical and product experts at Clare.”
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January 18, 2013 – Tampa Bay Bay Business Journal
“Brett Price wants to make your home smarter.”
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October 11, 2012 – Red Deer Advocate
“It seems there’s an iPhone/iPad app for just about everything. Now you can add residential lighting, temperature control, music, security and a variety of other house-related items to the list.”
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September/October, 2012 By Brett Price
Some old, some new, all off-the-shelf: converging technologies have created an entirely new niche within the home automation industry.
Until recently, high-end home automation was all about proprietary hardware running custom software, accessible to users exclusively through Read More »
September 2012 – Toronto Star
“Homes By DeSantis has introduced Smart Home technology as a standard in every home built in Lincoln Square…Homes by DeSantis will integrate a ClareHome OS Controller and a wireless thermostat which will serve as the brain for each smart home…”
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“The user interface is largely responsible for the experience you have with your home’s electronic systems. Here’s what installers and control manufacturers…are doing to make sure that experience is a great one.”
“It’s never been more apparent that the User Interface (UI) is one of Read More »
BRADENTON | LAKEWOOD RANCH | FLORIDA | USA
January 5, 2012
Clare Controls, Home Automation Systems Provider, Plans 62 New Jobs in Manatee County
BRADENTON, Fla. – Clare Controls, which provides Read More »
January 5, 2012 – CustomRetailer.net
“Blazing trails in all faces of our industry’s businesses, these rising professionals share the passion, drive and distinction of Young Turk.”
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January 4, 2012 – CEPro.com
“We believe 2012 will be a breakout year for hosted home control, including security, energy management, telecommunications and whole-house automation.” Read more >Read More »
Serial entrepreneur and seasoned integrator launches new company featuring products that improve dealer efficiency and put consumers in control of the user experience by using cloud-based technologies.
CR: With a successful integration business in Florida (Tempus Electronic Lifestyles), what prompted you to start Clare Controls?
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August 24, 2011 – TheStreet.com
The 21st century house doesn’t have a Star Trek food replicator or George Jetson’s robot maid just yet, but “smart-home” technology available today can text you if there’s a break-in or scold toddlers who get too close to the hot tub. Read more >Read More »
August 24, 2011 – ElectronicHouse.com
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is getting revved up for its 29th year of the New American Home — and home control will certainly be a part of it. Read more >Read More »
August 2, 2011 – ElectronicHouse.com
We’ve seen Mac-based home control before (hello Savant!). However, Clare Controls is adding a slight twist to claim a different first in the world of home automation with cloud-based automation. The company just launched ClareHome, which is said to be the first home control system that Read More »
August 1, 2011 – CEPro.com
ClareHome is billed as “the first home automation system managed from the cloud and run on a Mac.” The original manufacturer of Mac-based home automation for the channel, Savant Systems, might beg to differ. But it seems there is a slightly more substantial “cloud-based” component with Read More »