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Siri Control of HomeKit Devices While On the Go Requires Apple TV as Hub

One of the major focuses at CES this year was home automation, with a number of vendors announcing their plans for devices integrating with Apple's new HomeKit ecosystem. One of the key features of these HomeKit devices has been the ability to control them from iOS devices via Siri, allowing users …

August Launches 'Connect' Wi-Fi Bridge to Add Internet Connectivity to Popular Smart Lock

August, the company behind the popular August Smart Lock sold in Apple retail stores, today announced the upcoming launch of August Connect a new $50 bridge that will allow August Smart Lock to connect to the Internet via Wi-Fi.<p>August Connect plugs into a power outlet inside the home of an August …

CES 2015: Kenwood and Pioneer Announce Aftermarket Receivers With CarPlay Integration

Apple's CarPlay technology continues its expansion with both Kenwood and Pioneer announcing new CarPlay receivers at CES 2015. Kenwood and Pioneer's releases follow earlier CarPlay announcements from automobile manufacturer Volkswagen and car audio accessory maker Parrot.<p>Following statements from …

'CES Unveiled' Hints at 2015's Hottest Categories: Sensors, Cameras, and Wearables

The Consumer Electronics Show doesn't officially kick off until Tuesday, but some of the craziest and most interesting products were already on display on Sunday at CES Unveiled, a media-focused pre-event that traditionally highlights many of the best products coming out at CES.<p>I was on-hand at CES …

CES 2015: Incipio and Insteon Debut New Home Automation Solutions With HomeKit Support

Apple's HomeKit technology is being featured heavily at CES this year, with the introduction of home automation products from Schlage, iDevices and Elgato previously making news. Joining that group with their own new HomeKit products are mobile accessory maker Incipio and home automation company …

CES 2015: 'Schlage Sense' Smart Lock Allows Siri Voice Commands to Unlock Doors

Schlage, a division of technology-focused safety and security company Allegion, has announced at CES this year the Schlage Sense, a touch-pad enabled smart lock for homeowners that most notably allows users to command Siri to unlock their doors thanks to integration with Apple's HomeKit.<p>The …