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Research Points to Growing Consumer Smart Home Acceptance

According to a new report, consumers see more clearly how smart home devices can directly benefit th…

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3 Ways to Protect Your Smart Home from Hackers

While the modern homes so many of us have these days are helpful and quite fun, there are some downs…

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Osram Makes Advance in Lighting Technology

Osram, a leading global lighting and technology company, has a new product, Osram DEXAL (Data Exchan…

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Research Points to Growing Consumer Smart Home Acceptance

By: Ken Briodagh     4/19/2017

According to a new report, consumers see more clearly how smart home devices can directly benefit their lives, and are planning to purchase more smart home devices in the future.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Smart Home from Hackers

By: Special Guest     4/11/2017

While the modern homes so many of us have these days are helpful and quite fun, there are some downsides to be considered too.

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Osram Makes Advance in Lighting Technology

By: Chrissie Cluney     4/11/2017

Osram, a leading global lighting and technology company, has a new product, Osram DEXAL (Data Exchange for Advanced Lighting).

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Binatone to Unveil Connected Services at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

By: Ken Briodagh     4/10/2017

Binatone, the official licensee of Motorola Mobility, has announced that it will be showcasing Hugo and Ivo, a smart monitor and controller, and a suite of Motorola Automated Vehicle technology, at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair April 13-16, in Wan C…

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Mandatory Security Implementation for Z-Wave IoT Devices Takes Effect

By: Ken Briodagh     4/4/2017

In November 2016, the Z-Wave Alliance Board of Directors voted to mandate that all Z-Wave IoT devices submitted for certification will include its advanced Security 2 (S2) framework, and the deadline was April 2.

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Pepper Platform Company Closes Series B Round, Debuts New IoT OS

By: Ken Briodagh     3/31/2017

In a recent announcement, Pepper, an IoT platform and service provider, has made public its concluded Series B investment round of $8.5 million from Leawood Ventures, the KCRise Fund, and Royal Street Ventures, and launched the Pepper IoT OS for conn…

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New York City Hilton Signs Entic to Increase Building Efficiency

By: Ken Briodagh     3/21/2017

According to a recent announcement from Entic, a smart building software and IoT developer, it has been chosen by New York Hilton Midtown to provide operational efficiency and energy savings through enhanced visibility into the hotel's major energy c…

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Gourmia Brings Alexa, Google Home and Voice Control to Smart Appliances

By: Ken Briodagh     3/20/2017

According to a recent announcement, Gourmia, a designer and manufacturer of countertop smart kitchen appliances, is set to make a smart splash during its first appearance at the International Home +Housewares Show in Chicago's McCormick Place.

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Comcast Acquires Icontrol and Announces Plans for Center of Excellence in Texas

By: Ken Briodagh     3/9/2017

Recently, Comcast announced that it has completed its acquisition of Icontrol Networks Inc., specifically the innovative Converge business that creates Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and next-generation platforms for connected home security.

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Everything's Coming Up Roses for Hotel Guests at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

By: Chrissie Cluney     3/7/2017

Whether you come to Las Vegas to gamble or to see the sights, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas seeks to assist in your overall experience in regards to customer service and customer satisfaction.

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Eaton and Enlighted Team Up to Deliver Connected Lighting for Buildings

By: Ken Briodagh     3/2/2017

Power management company Eaton has announced a collaboration with Internet of Things (IoT) company Enlighted to accelerate the deployment of advanced sensory networks in commercial and industrial buildings.

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IoT Time Preview: Smart Home Chapter

By: Ken Briodagh     3/2/2017

In this weekly series, we'll be previewing chapters of "IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things" for you to read in the hopes that you'll like enough to read the whole thing.

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NNT Data Study: Homeowners Want Out of Home Insurance

By: Chrissie Cluney     3/1/2017

Are you satisfied with your homeowner insurance company? If you answered 'no' it seems like you're not alone.

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Can A Smart Home Replace Security Guards and Video Camera Surveillance?

By: Special Guest     2/13/2017

Since security guards and video camera surveillance can significantly increase security overhead, smart homes can offer a way to lower those costs while still maintaining a keen eye on one's property.

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REstore Deploys Smart Appliances in New Smart City Project

By: Ken Briodagh     1/23/2017

REstore has announced a large-scale deployment of smart household appliances with embedded connectivity into an integrated Smart City platform with telecom operator Orange, and the imec institute in microchip and digital technology.

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