Phat Chiem for Gadget Review: To hear more about where the voice-enabled smart home is headed, we caught up with ecobee founder and CEO Stuart Lombard on the convention floor at Collision.
Electricity is one of the greatest inventions in the modern world and makes life easier for everyone. But we often take electricity for granted and forget to respect the potential dangers associated with electrical use in our homes.
Tim Hardwick for MacRumors: Swedish home store IKEA has announced that its recently announced Trådfri smart lighting system will soon be compatible with HomeKit, Apple's smart home management platform.
With connected home devices proliferating the market, Echo/Alexa, among others, seem to tie all these IOT devices together seamlessly.
Android Authority: Ryan and Sam Kroonenburg have put together a beginner and an advanced learning kit to making this a reality.
Rita El Khoury for Android Police: Yesterday we learned that Google Assistant is about to offer more capabilities on your phones and gain several smart and interesting features.
With software on board instead of in the cloud, Home Center Lite doesn't rely on an internet connection to operate effectively. The hub also features a built-in energy management dashboard available on the iPad app or desktop version, setting it apart from many other hubs.
Smart home has yet to transition into mass market industry as providers fail to communicate value and need, finds Strategy Analytics
Agam Shah for PC World: Samsung will talk about the operating system's architecture and roadmap at the Tizen Developers Conference on Tuesday.
With cool tech coming out like programmable lights and digital wall projectors, the newest smart tech can add a whole lot of to your home improvement projects. Here are the best ways to incorporate automation features while bringing some futuristic flavor to your decor.
However, in recent years, emerging companies that use innovative technology have invaded the home security industry.
Aditya Srivastava for The Tech Portal: They claim to have figured out quicker, cheaper and lesser inconvenient way of creating a 'smarter' interior. Some privacy benefits have also been provided as per the claims.
Rachel Metz for MIT Technology Review: Startup Lighthouse's home assistant-slash-monitor can tell you who's in your house, and what they're doing.
With 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of products, and 40,000 attendees from 110 countries, InfoComm 2017 is the place to be.
We can only hope that the industry as a whole can understand the importance of the Systems Integrator and the role they MUST play in today's technology filled buildings.
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