Lowe's integrates Amazon Alexa into its smart home hub to control lights, temperature with voice commands
Nat Levy for GeekWire: Lowe’s is the latest company to take advantage of Alexa, the digital brain that powers Amazon Echo. The home improvement giant earlier this week began rolling out voice-integrated skills for Iris, its smart home system. The new skills allow users to control Iris devices throughout the house with the sound of their voice. That means users can now say things like, “Alexa, set the temperature to 72 degrees,” or “Alexa, turn on the ceiling fan.” Lowe’s makes a host of smart products under its Iris division, and not all of them are Alexa-integrated yet. For now it’s mostly thermostats, fans and light switches. Cont'd...
IFA is growing once again - New exhibition spaces - Launch of IFA Global Markets - High demand for IFA concert tickets - A joint IFA and ISTAF weekend - Researchers, start-ups, robots and virtual reality at IFA TecWatch
Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC, the original Silicon Valley real estate start-up, today announced that it has signed a supplier agreement with Worthington Group, Ltd., to directly supply the industry's first Smart Home Staging Kit directly to sellers who list their homes with Coldwell Banker®. The Smart Home Staging Kit, available on Worthington Group's smart home staging website, allows participating sellers to enhance their homes and meet the guidelines of the newly released Smart Home Definition that was jointly developed by Coldwell Banker and CNET, the leading online technology reviewer. Coldwell Banker agents can then market qualified properties as a Smart Home bearing a Smart Home icon on the listing and inclusion on the brand's smart home resource site, coldwellbanker.com/smarthome. Full Press Release:
CEDIA 2016 is now just days away, and in addition to the 500+ exhibitors and hundreds of training sessions, the show's two keynote speakers are worth a serious look.
Fusion Celebrating 10 Years of Movie Servers with a New Model, the new Premiere-4 is much more powerful, more affordable
Fusion Research is debuting its new Movie Server, the Premiere-4 on the 10th anniversary of the introduction of their very first movie server. It's a more powerful variant of its entry level model at an affordable price point.
MAGNOLIA AT BEST BUY TEAMS UP WITH DOMOTZ TO MAKE SMART HOME TROUBLESHOOTING MORE PROACTIVE AND EFFICIENT
Magnolia at Best Buy chooses Domotz Pro to power remote technical support Domotz, the leading provider of network monitoring and remote tech support systems for professionals and enterprises today announced a relationship with Magnolia at Best Buy. Magnolia has chosen the Domotz Pro system to power its remote technical support.
HumanaVitality, Medtronic, Samsung, and Walmart to keynote Parks Associates' third-annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers
Executive conference focuses on remote health monitoring and care management solutions
Win a KEF Q100 with stand-alone remote access audio control and participate in TiO's Manufacturer Product Training at CEDIA
Brand attracts more CE buyers than price, quality, or features
The Smart Home Staging Kit, available on Worthington Group's smart home staging website, allows participating sellers to enhance their homes and meet the guidelines of the newly released Smart Home Definition that was jointly developed by Coldwell Banker and CNET, the leading online technology reviewer.
HomeSphere customers can claim rebates on Legrand's home technology products
The next instalment of CEDIA's UK Tech Forum tour is set to take place at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel on Wednesday 28thSeptember, and the CEDIA team invites the home technology industry to join them, and the ten event sponsors as they host a full day of education and networking.
In response to increasing North America sales, Riedel Communications has hired Jake Halverson to serve as sales administrator within the Riedel North America team. Halverson will be responsible for the efficient handling of sales orders in support of outside sales staff, managing customer queries in a timely and knowledgeable manner, and in turn improving the company's ability to offer responsive, high-quality service and support.
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Adam Rowe for Tech.co: Funding for smart home startups is looking up. According to the latest data from CB Insights, funding amounts are on track to be 30 percent better than they were in 2015. That’s only the total amount of funding, though: The actual number of deals is still on pace to remain even. Both the amount and the number of deals are well below the smart home interest peak in 2014, however. In short, smart home startups are showing signs of weathering the 2014 bubbleand continuing to march towards profits. Cont'd...
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