A compilation of some of the companies, systems and products vying for dominance in your smart home. Latest update 12/15/15
The IQ Panel security and smarthome solution includes support for more than 200 (and growing) life safety, security and home control devices.
By starting with a comprehensive event marketing plan, a trade show will no longer be viewed as an expense. It will be an investment.
There are twenty Marketplaces at the show, covering all aspects of our lives. If a product or service makes our lives more fun, more comfortable or safer, it can be found at CES.
CES 2016 will be held from January 6th - 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada . This HomeToys.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.
Other products include PV hot water, whole house fans, skylights and sun tunnels, home automation and security, EV car charging, among others.
One thing to consider that differentiates our market from some other parts of the world is that the average Brazilian customer is definitely not the "Do-it-Yourself" type and is willing to have someone design and install the system.
Alpha 2 can wake you up at your desired time every morning and give you a weather report and news of the day to starts your day. He can then brief you on your schedule for the day and then activate your house alarm after you close the door behind him.
Attendance rose 16% to over 18,000, including a 33% rise for attendees, who visited for the first time. The show had a 6% rise in exhibitor participation. Of the 510 companies, 124 made their debut at CEDIA this year.
When the behavioral patterns are known, exceptions can be detected and analyzed. For instance, minor exceptions like skipping a meal or major ones like not getting out of bed in the morning, or even suspicious inactivity in the afternoon.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) likes to point out that without economic support, indie publishers and local outlets will cease to exist and you'll be left with the power engines of commerce - Google, Amazon, Facebook and others - because they'll use the old switch/carrot routine to get folks back into the fold.
I wrote this article 19 years ago but many of the principles of Home Automation Systems are still relevant today --- and X-10 products are still around too.
In this ongoing article we will take a look at some of the Smart Bulbs and Smart Lighting options that are available now. Updated 10/29/15
BRiK DIY Wireless Speaker System / Thinking Cleaner, Wifi for iRobot Roomba / Angee. The First Truly Autonomous Home Security System
Here is a list of 9 open source home automation projects that consumers should evaluate more to see if it fits their needs.
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Automation & Control - Featured Product
INTRODUCING THE SIMPLEST WAY TO CONTROL YOUR ENTIRE HOUSE YOUR VOICE. Imagine this... We've all been there-walking through the door into a dark house, arms full. Wouldn't it be nice to tell your house to offer a helping hand? Now you can. A simple voice command-such as "Alexa, turn on Welcome"-lights up the hallway and kitchen, fires up your favorite Pandora station, while the door locks itself behind you. This is Control4 Home Automation with Amazon Alexa.