Smart Home Division
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Smart Home Division

The Smart Home Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® seeks to drive awareness and demand for smart home products, systems and services. The division represents the entire channel for home control, entertainment and networking products including integrators, distributors, manufacturers and startups.

Key Initiatives

  • Increase the awareness of installed and do-it-yourself home technology within the builder, realtor, appraiser and consumer communities.
  • Provide CTA members with educational and networking opportunities in the smart home industry.
  • Conduct market research relevant to the smart home industry.

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Division Projects

Connected Home Security System

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® Connected Home Security System helps guide connected home dealers and professionals through the most secure and best practices available for installing and configuring products, devices and systems. Access the system. 

Architectural Drawing Symbols Standard and Software for Use in Microsoft Visio, AutoCAD and More

The J-STD-710 Audio, Video and Control Architectural Drawing Symbols software is a ready-to-use set of electronic files (.ZIP) in six formats (.dwg, .gif, .jpg, .png, .tif, .vss) of all symbols that are referenced in the free standard ANSI-J-STD-710. ANSI-J-STD-710 defines a common set of blueprint floor plan icons that represents all facets of pre-wire and installation of electronic systems, products and devices in residential and commercial environments.

See the standard.

Become a Smart Home Professional Installer

Looking to pursue a career in the ever-growing smart home installation industry? Check out this comprehensive list of industry certification and training programs to help you get started.

Consumer Resources: Smart Home

Learn more about the advantages of having a smart home in the video below.

Annual Mark of Excellence (MOE) Awards

The Mark of Excellence Awards, presented by the Smart Home Division of CTA, recognize the finest achievements in projects, products and services in the custom technology industry. 

The winners and finalists of the awards are recognized at the Mark of Excellence Awards Ceremony during CES®.

Related Research

Consumer Perceptions: DIY & Professional Installations of Home Technology
Healthy Home Technologies
Exploring the Smart Home Ecosystem: A Segmentation Analysis

quinn needhamHow You Can Participate

Participation is open to all CTA members. Contact Quinn Needham to learn how you can get involved.