ISC West - Nortek Security & Control Introduces 2GIG Smoke Detector Sensor

Smart Sensor Uniquely Enables Alarm Panel Connectivity to Interconnected Smoke Detector Systems for a Smarter Home Safety System

ISC West - KWIKSET UNVEILS KEYWAY-LESS TOUCHSCREEN LOCK AT ISC WEST 2016

Leads List of Five New Products to Be Introduced at Show; Sleek, Modern Look is a Design "Game Changer"

ISC West - DMP Announces Control4™ Integration at ISC West

The integration of Control4 with DMP's XR150/XR550 Panel creates a customized security system with powerful home automation technology.

RTI Gears Up for DevX 2016 Developers Conference

Second Annual Conference Provides Dealers With Driver Development Training and Advanced Programming Strategies

ISC West - FIBARO Demos Unique Gesture Control Pad for Home Security at ISC West 2016

SWIPE - a unique wireless gesture control pad - creates a new way to interact with your home security system

Panasonic Announces Full Availability of Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostats for its Home Monitoring System

The Panasonic Home Network App is fully compatible with Honeywell APIs to help you control the security and comfort of your home at any time, from anywhere

ISC West - Security Innovation Making Their Presence Known at Connected Security Expo

The company was asked to speak on several panels around connected cars, the Internet of things and mobile application security.

Nest bricks Revolv home automation hubs, because evolution

The Register:  Google Nest is set to brick $300 Revolv home automation hubs after buying out staff and abandoning the project.

The software giant acquired Revolv for its talent in October 2014 and next month will drop support for the smaller company's smart home device.

The decision means that as of May 15th the Revolv hub become paperweights.

A statement on Revolv's site informs customers that their devices are no longer covered by warranties.

Nest execs say in a statement only that Revolv was "a great first step" but that Works with Nest is a "better solution" demanding of its resources.

Chief executive Arlo Gilbert of Texas-based app developer Televero and Revolv customer says the home automation company's move is a "pretty blatant f**k you" to buyers.

"On 15 May, my house will stop working; my landscape lighting will stop turning on and off, my security lights will stop reacting to motion, and my home made vacation burglar deterrent will stop working," Gilbert says.  Cont'd...

Nortek Security & Control and Alarm.com Partner to Bring The State Of The Art 2GIG GC3 Security and Automation System to Market

The new 2GIG® GC3 home security and automation system launched this year exclusively featuring Alarm.com's cloud-based services.

Parks Associates: 23% of broadband consumers in France are familiar with the capabilities of smart home products and services

Parks Associates President to present new IoT research insights at Smart Home Summit Frankfurt

CENTRALITE ANNOUNCES PRODUCT COMPATIBILITY WITH PEOPLE POWER ECOSYSTEM

CentraLite's Pearl Thermostat and 3-Series Smart Outlet to Be Included as Part of People Power's Presence Ecosystem

CASATUNES ALIGNS WITH ALDOUS SYSTEMS TO BRING MULTI-ROOM AUDIO TO THE UNITED KINGDOM

Opens England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to Line of CasaTunes Multi-Mode Music Servers

9 Ways to Make Your Smart Home More Secure

STACEY HIGGINBOTHAM for PCMAG:  Security is set to become the hot button issue in the smart home this year, as more connected devices come online and more hackers attempt to infiltrate corporate and consumer networks through connected gadgets. The FBI even issued a warning about connected home products.

The concerns about security and the smart home are well-founded. Several devices from connected cameras to smart home hubs have been hacked. Even light bulbs aren't immune.

A survey issued by Intel on Thursday found that 77 percent of those asked believe smart homes will be as common in 2025 as smartphones are today, but 66 percent are also very concerned about smart home data being hacked by cybercriminals.

The looming threat of the hacked home is why the Atlantic Council worked with three security researchers to issue nine recommendations to make the smart home more secure. The report is a collaboration between the Atlantic Council think tank and I Am The Cavalry, a independent security research group. I Am The Cavalry has issued a framework for securing connected cars and connected medical devices.  Cont'd...

Yonomi CEO on why smart home hubs will be obsolete

Lily Prasuethsut for Wareable:  The Internet of Things is a burgeoning industry that seemed like it was going to take off several years ago, but the hubbub has since died. That doesn't mean the interest is gone though - rather no one really knows what to do with all their smart devices. 

Take for example, Apple HomeKit or Nest, or Samsung's SmartThings platforms. They're all ready and available - but not quite. Most products still require you to download third party apps just to connect to HomeKit in order to use Siri.

Essential reading: Follow Our quest to build the ultimate smart home

Physical hubs are available but that means you'll need yet another piece of hardware in your already crowded smart home. Essentially, there's no glue holding these products together - at least not one that's good enough to overcome the saturated market.

That's where Yonomi comes in. The app wants to quiet the smart home static by bringing in one simple system so all of your gadgets have their own place to call home. We spoke with Yonomi co-founder and CEO Kent Dickson to figure out why there's no solid platform, and learned how the company plans on changing the smart home space.  Cont'd...

ISC West - Pro Control to Demonstrate Affordable Control Solutions at ISC West

Attendees Will Experience Pro Control's Full Lineup of Remotes, Processors, Apps, Two-Way Drivers, and Z-Wave Lighting Controls

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