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Brilliant Raises $21 Million Series A To Bring Smart Home Automation To Everyone

August Capital leads round, with Miramar Ventures, The Box Group, and others participating; former Sonos sales executive Kostas Reissis appointed as Vice President of Sales

PureLink: “Beyond 4K”

Part 1: What does it mean to go “Beyond 4K”?

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.

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Best Buy Bets on Adults Remotely Monitoring Their Aging Parents

Matthew Boyle for Bloomberg: By 2020, 45 million Americans will be caring for 117 million seniors. The retailer offers a $29 monthly monitoring service using internet-connected gear.

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.

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

Energy & Other Home Systems - News Headlines

More than 70 Companies to Showcase Top Tech at CES Unveiled Paris

Sold-out event runs next week, attracting some 600 industry influencers

Circle Media Labs Inc. Announces Additional Connections to Smart Family Platform

New integrations with Amazon Alexa and IFTTT will offer unique functionality into the daily routines of families

GardenSpace, a Smart Garden Robot that Waters, Monitors, and Protects Plants, Launches on Kickstarter

All-in-one system brings agricultural technology to urban growing

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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

DynaQuip Controls