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2016 Is the Year Smart Home Technology Will Be Mainstream

In advance of CES 2016, Coldwell Banker Real Estate released the results of its Smart Home Marketplace Survey, which found that the “smart home” is …

Next-Gen Wi-Fi Will Actually Connect the Internet of Things

There are plenty of blockades between now and the connected-device future that’s been so long on the horizon. One of these is Wi-Fi, which has …

Hacked Fridges Aren't the Internet of Things' Biggest Worry

As we start to connect more and more of the things in our lives to the web—from our cars to our to thermostats to our barbecue grills—it's hard not …

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Smart devices can make the insurance biz proactive, not reactive

Insurance companies are looking for ways to reduce the amount of money they have to pay out on claims, and one promising way to reduce that risk is …

Neurio turns your house into a smart home with just one sensor – The Gadgeteer

If the thoughts of turning your “dumb” home into a smart home sounds appealing but also too expensive and too daunting, consider Neurio. Instead of …

Home Automation

The Sesame Smart Lock is here for an August retrofit rivalry - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Sesame is reasonably priced and easy to install, and has a fun knock-to-unlock feature for iOS devices.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Sesame doesn't work natively with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa or Siri, and more feature-rich competition is available for just a few dollars more.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> If you …

Building a Smart Home Series Part 4: How Do We Illuminate the Scene [#BaSH]

Last time we talked about locks for the Smart Home and I use Kevo’s Bluetooth lock. Now let’s talk about a primary item people think about when it …

Home Automation

The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?

My coffee maker is texting me again. It's scheduled to make coffee tomorrow, the message says, but I need to refill its water tank. Welcome to the future.<p>The Mr. Coffee Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker with WeMo — yes, that is its official name — is just one of many household appliances being remade …

A billion things are already on the IoT: Verizon

Oh great: That leaves another four billion security risks to prepare forVerizon reckons the Internet of Things is no longer a “nascent” market, …

How to design security into your connected product

We often talk about designing security into a product from the get go, but we don’t often discuss what that means. In today’s podcast John Kestner, a …

CSR will give Bluetooth gear in the smart home super powers

This year is going to be a big one for Bluetooth technologies in the smart home. Thanks to some updates in the Bluetooth standard from a year ago, …

What will happen to the smart home hub?

Last week’s acquisition of UK-based smart home platform provider AlertMe capped off a smart-home acquisition spree that includes Nest picking up …

5 Things You May Not Know About The Internet Of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is making headlines these days. Here are five things that you may not know about the IoT and its application to business processes.<p>It’s Already Here – Although it is often framed as an emerging trend, the IoT is not a future prospect. For many, the IoT is operational. …

Internet of Things

Apple 'Excited' About HomeKit Partners Despite Slow Rollout

It's been more than six months since Apple first introduced HomeKit at its June 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference, but HomeKit-compatible products have yet to hit store shelves and may not do so until this spring, almost a year after Apple first detailed its home automation system.<p>HomeKit's …

Smart Homes: On Their Way Into our Daily Lives

It is time to say goodbye to all those thoughts regarding whether or not you forgot your stove or coffee maker on. The era of smart homes is finally …

Check out this cool connected water shut-off valve from Lowe’s

<i>Updated: This post was updated on Feb. 24 to reflect new information from Lowe’s. The company clarified that it had given me the wrong information</i> …

What will happen when the internet of things becomes artificially intelligent?

When Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Elon Musk all agree on something, it’s worth paying attention.<p>All three have warned of the potential dangers that artificial intelligence or AI can bring. The world’s foremost physicist, Hawking said that the full development of artificial intelligence (AI) …

Home Beaver

What is it?<p>Homebeaver is an innovative new automation system that lets you control your home's water from anywhere.<p>What does it do?<p>Homebeaver taps …

A Lightbulb-Shaped Projector Could Power The Smart Home Of The Future

The creators of Beam, a smart projector that fits into a light socket, are onto something.<p>Beam, a lightbulb-shaped gadget, promises projects your smartphone screen onto any surface you want. Launched on Kickstarter this month, the $350 projector screws into any lightbulb socket, so you can set it …

SmartThings’ next-generation hub will support Thread and the OIC

Samsung’s B.K. Yoon, the president of its Consumer Electronics group, gave an inspiring call to openness for the internet of things in a keynote …

Everything We Know About Apple’s Smart Home

Lefteris Pitarakis—AP<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Xaume …

Luna Mattress Protectors - Premium Mattress Protector Products

A premium brand of mattress<br>protection products<p>Made in the U.S.A <br>Our Product Collection<p>Because not all <b>mattress protectors</b> are created equal<p>The Luna …

Smart Home Sensing & Moisture Detection

Complete home sensing,<br>home or away.<p>Wally is Peace of Mind for Home or Business<p>Watch Video Learn More<p>Sensor Place Wally Sensors throughout your home …

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The Internet of Things: current state of play

The Internet of Things will change our lives. It's about extracting data from daily experiences and interpreting it to add value to our lives. Your …