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Smart Home Division

The Smart Home Division of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, formerly the TechHome® Division, 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 start-ups. 

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.

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. >

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®.

Consumer Resources: Smart Home
An educational website for consumers featuring a series of videos about smart homes, recommendations on how to work with a professional installer, and information on equipping a home with technology that can benefit those of all ages – even seniors.

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. 

Recent Research

How You Can Participate

Participation is open to all CTA members. Contact us to be included in Smart Home Division communications and meeting notices.

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