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Panasonic rolls out cool smart home concept

Paul Ridden for New Atlas: The Movable Fridge will come when called, and return to its cubby hole in the kitchen when no longer needed.

Wireless Charging for Electronics

Wireless charging for electronics delivers a number of benefits over traditional cable connectors—some of which aren’t immediately obvious but will become so in the near future.

High-Tech SmartHome Upgrades to Include in Your Remodel

Being able to control your home with the touch of a button is the stuff that futuristic dreams are made of, so it only makes sense to include remote control blinds as a part of your techie home upgrade plan. Install motorized blinds in your home not just to look cool, but to

Could a Smart Water Heater Be Part of the Renewable Grid Equation?

Scientists are currently toying with compressed air tanks—but another idea would place energy storage squarely in the hands of residents, through the humble water heater.

Unleashing IoT on an Aging Infrastructure

From smart homes to technology-based urban growth and improvement, these are a few of the challenges we face

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Nest Launches A Cheaper Thermostat To Bring The Smart Home To The Masses

Aaron Tilley for Forbes: Called the Nest Thermostat E (E for everyone!), the new wall gadget will have nearly all the same internal hardware and software as its $250 counterpart, but will be $80 less for a total of $170.

Home Technology Association Launches HTA Certification at CEDIA 2017

Created to empower and educate homeowners while recognizing and supporting exceptional integrators, HTA Certification is now open to custom installation firms nationwide

NuBryte Smart Switch Hits the Market: Motion-based Lighting, Security, Climate and More, All in the Light Switch.

Automate an entire home in less than 10 minutes per switch with the NuBryte home control system.

New era for Samsung: Smart home technology & Galaxy Note 8

April Slattery for CBR Online: More smart features will be introduced to the Samsung smart home system as well as the new release of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

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Amazon, Centrica, Deutsche Telekom, and Philips to keynote at 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer

Unit sales of standalone IP cameras in Western Europe to reach 10.76 million by 2021

NEXCOM Media Engine Packs a Visual Punch to Build Video Walls on a Budget

NEXCOM's latest entry in video wall management packs a visual punch with six-display support to inspire, impress, and lure.

Leviton Wins 2017 Lighting for Tomorrow Award for Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology Dimmer from American Lighting Association

The latest "hubless" home automation solution received recognition in the Connected Lighting category

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Watercop + Z-wave Technology = Complete Water Control

Watercop + Z-wave Technology = Complete Water Control

The WaterCop family of products continues to grow! We now offer Z-wave technology that allows remote control of a home's main water supply via phone or internet. It's perfect for people who want peace of mind that they can shut off water in homes from nearly anywhere using Z-wave protocol. Z-wave joins systems WaterCop Pro, LeakStop, WaterCop Classic, Outdoor, and Large Valve (1 ½"-4") Integration. Visit www.watercop.com to learn more.

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DynaQuip Controls

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