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What is the Difference Between the Amazon Echo and Dot?

Is a Nest Thermostat Worth the Money?

Since its initial release, the Nest Thermostat has evolved, improved, and ultimately become the single most popular thermostat in the world. Indeed, Google confirmed Nest’s success when it acquired Nest Labs, Inc. in 2014 for $3.2 billion in cash.

Smart Home Features Emerge as Key Opportunity to Drive Customer Satisfaction with Home Security Systems, J.D. Power Finds

Overall customer satisfaction with home security systems is 834 (on a 1,000-point scale), up 3 points from last year, making home security the fourth highest-scoring product industry of all service industries evaluated by J.D. Power this year.

Ring Unveils Next Generation Neighbor Experience

Ring to release several new features and an updated app experience, providing neighbors with even more effective ways to protect their homes and neighborhoods.

Introducing Walabot HOME: A New Senior Care Smart Home Device for Fall Detection

Vayyar launches its flagship device in a new line of products for senior living designed to help people stay connected in case of a fall - no wearables, no pendants

Marine Corps Major and Paralympic Gold Medalist Receives a Customized ELAN Controlled Smart Home Equipped With an Archery Range

The Gary Sinise Foundation R.I.S.E. Program built a specially adapted custom Smart Home for U.S. Marine Corps Major Eric Burkett with technologies provided by Nortek Security & Control.

Somfy’s New Situo Remote Elevates the Experience of Controlling Motorized Window Coverings

Somfy’s New Situo Remote Elevates the Experience of Controlling Motorized Window Coverings.

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Nex-Gen Advancement in Home Automation Future Scenario

Home Automation Market (By Application - Safety and Security - Video Surveillance (Hardware (Security Cameras, Monitors), Software, Services), Access Control (Biometric Access Control (Facial Recognition, Iris Recognition, Fingerprint Recognition), Non Biometric Access Control), Lighting System (Drivers & Ballasts, Relay, Sensors, Dimmers, Switches, Others (Accessories)), Entertainment System (Home Theater System, Audio Video Control Systems), Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) (Actuators, Sensors and Transducers, Control Valve, Thermostats, Energy Meter), Other Controls (Smart Locks, Smoke Detector, Smart Plugs); Technology - Wired (Power Line Communication (PLC), Ethernet, Fiber Optics), Wireless ( ZigBee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth); Channel - Luxury, Mainstream, DIY, Managed)- Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 - 2026 released by TMR covers :

Evolution of Smart Home Tech That Will Make Life easier in Old Age

The information presented in this review is based on a TMR report titled, "Smart Home M2M Market (Technology - Wireless (Wi- Fi and Cellular) and Wired; Application - Access and Security Control, Energy and Climate Management, Home Entertainment, and Lighting) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017 - 2025 "

Vision Integration Installs Martin Audio WPM in Mt. Hebron Church

Mt. Hebron Church recently moved up to a Martin Audio Wavefront Precision Mini (WPM) line array system installed by Vision Integration of Mobile, AL.

PowerHouse Alliance Distributor Members Invite Dealers to Automation, Security, AV Training and Events this November

To prepare for a busy holiday selling season, distributor members bring trainings for dealers and integrators across the U.S. and events highlighting new product demos.

IAL announces Fielder Marketing as Manufacturer's Representative for northern California

Fielder Marketing now representing Acurus and Aragon premium audio brands in California

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DynaQuip Controls

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