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Consumers are holding off on buying smart-home gadgets thanks to security and privacy fears

Caroline Cakebread for Business Insider: Consumers are uneasy about being watched, listened to, or tracked by devices they place in their homes, consulting firm Deloitte found in a new survey it released Wednesday.

Where Is Wi-Fi Heading?

The best for Wi-Fi is yet to come, but it is important to look at the broader context to understand the relevance and the timing of all its new varieties.

Kirio Powers The Smartest New Home In The World

Partners with buildSOUND to showcase a brand-new Seattle smart home powered by the Kirio Smart Home System.

How to Install a Wallplate 20% Faster

These innovative wallplates easily mount into the wall with a simple, one-step process that’s up to 20% faster than traditional wallplates.

Wi-Fi .11AX – What’s It All About?

For now, the conclusion seems clear – IEEE 802.11ax is not the end of Wi-Fi. It is the start of building even higher performance systems!

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Lowe's is bringing 'smart home' centers to its stores just in time for the holidays

Lauren Thomas for CNBC: On Tuesday, the home improvement retailer unveiled plans to launch so-called stores within its stores, in a partnership with b8ta, to sell and educate shoppers on smart home products.

ASSA ABLOY Acquires August Home in the US

"August Home strengthens our residential smart door strategy with complementary smart locks, expansion into video doorbells and comprehensive solutions for home delivery,"

Wi-Fi Devices Vulnerable to KRACK Attacks: Your 10-Point Cheatsheet

Gadgets 360: Vulnerabilities in WPA2, a protocol used by nearly all modern Wi-Fi devices, leaves all Wi-Fi devices at risk of being snooped upon, a security researcher revealed on Monday.

Drones, Phones, And Automation: The Future Of Home Security

Simon Davies for Tech.Co: This indoor drone is just one of the latest developments in the smart home security world, which is increasingly blurring the lines between the real world and Hollywood Sci-Fi.

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Protect America, Inc. Announces Integration of August Smart Lock Pro into Suite of Products

Home security pioneer is first to integrate August Smart Lock Pro into monitored home security system.

World's First Peep-Proof Smart Lock, PIN Genie, Secures 4th U.S. Utility PatentA

The PIN Genie Smart Lock, the first peep-proof and hidden camera-proof PIN pad that enables users to input their password without unwanted surveillance, this week announced they have secured their 4th U.S. patent, solidifying their ownership of the new smart lock industry.

XFINITY HOME CUSTOMERS NOW HAVE MORE CONNECTED DOOR LOCK OPTIONS FROM KWIKSET TO REMOTELY MANAGE ACCESS TO THEIR HOME

Comcast Adds Three Additional Kwikset® Door Locks with Home Connect™ Technology to the Works with Xfinity Program

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Replacement Intercom System With Built-in Mp3 Distribution

Replacement Intercom System With Built-in Mp3 Distribution

RETRO-M is designed to replace existing Home Intercom Systems and operate on existing 3 and 4 wire systems. BLUETOOTH you music by adding the BT-RECEIVER. No need to remove existing master wall housing, trim plates available to cover those large holes. The RETRO-M intercom unit has a built-in AM/FM radio. Plug in mp3 players such as iPod, iPhone, Zune or any other hand held player into the master and share your music with the entire family. Choose between two music sources; listen to the radio in one room and the mp3 in another room.

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