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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 whi…

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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 te…

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Smart Water Heaters: The Next Smart Home Must-Have

By: Ken Briodagh    1/13/2017

Bollente Companies, Inc. recently unveiled the next generation of its multi-award winning tankless water heating technology at the International Build…

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Mattel Introduces Connected Children's Room with Microsoft and Qualcomm at CES

By: Ken Briodagh    1/6/2017

Mattel's nabi brand is set to release its latest product at CES: Aristotle. The company said that it is a connected kids' room platform that was devel…

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New Product Automates Meals, Groceries and Cooking

By: Ken Briodagh    1/4/2017

A brand new, eggsellent product from RnD64 has been announced at CES to bring some automation into consumers' kitchens. In the recent announcement, th…

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CNET Plans Smart Home Consumer Advisory Channel

By: Ken Briodagh    12/28/2016

CNET has announced that it will launch at CES 2017 a new editorial feature: the Smart Home Matrix. This Matrix is a new site feature designed to help …

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Eight Tips from Experian to Keep Your IoT-Enabled Gifts Secure

By: Ken Briodagh    12/27/2016

IoT-enabled devices were among the top holiday gifts this year, and Experian has provided eight tips to help protect consumers' identities, privacy an…

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Conexant and Amazon to Create 2-mic Dev Kit for Alexa

By: Ken Briodagh    12/20/2016

Conexant Systems has announced a collaboration with Amazon to release an Alexa Voice Service (AVS) approved AudioSmart 2-mic Development Kit for smart…

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New Addition to Smart Home: Light and Heat Regulating Smart Windows

By: Special Guest    12/20/2016

The newest addition to the smart home market is a defiant material invented at the University of Texas that just may revolutionize the way we look at …

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IoT Connected Lighting in Commercial Buildings

By: Special Guest    12/20/2016

Smart lighting allows individuals to control lights in imaginative ways, and use them as valuable information points for collecting and sharing inform…

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INGDAN and Haier Join Up to Build Smart Homes

By: Ken Briodagh    11/30/2016

Cogobuy Group, the largest e-commerce platform serving the electronics manufacturing industry in China, has,in a recent announcement, said that INGDAN…

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Smart Home for the Holidays: Honeywell's Tech Tips

By: Ken Briodagh    11/23/2016

As we throw ourselves stomach first into the holiday season this week, many folks are going to be leveraging Smart Home tech and gadgets to ease the s…

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Echelon: Smart Lighting Can Be a Launchpad for an Array of IoT Apps

By: Paula Bernier    11/22/2016

Echelon - whose IoT portfolio includes a centralized management system, chipset, controllers, gateways, routers, sensors, a full SDK, and networking -…

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Network Scanning App Aims to Make Connectivity Security Worries Obsolete

By: Ken Briodagh    11/21/2016

Fing, a free network scanning app with more than 15 million downloads, is looking to shakeup the IoT Smart Home connectivity establishment with the la…

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McAfee Survey: Fewer Than Half of Canadians Use Proper Security

By: Ken Briodagh    11/21/2016

A majority of Canadians reported being aware of the vulnerabilities in older connected devices, but they showed a lack of awareness about the potentia…

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UK Energy Milestone: Trilliant Smart Energy Network Connects 4.2 Million Smart Meters

By: Ken Briodagh    11/16/2016

Thanks to the IoT, Trilliant, a smart energy communications provider, has now connected more than four million smart devices in the UK, including gas …

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Honeywell Gives Building Controls to Occupants

By: Ken Briodagh    11/15/2016

The new Honeywell Vector Occupant App utilized the IoT by joining users' mobile devices with connected building features to give occupants more contro…

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ROC-Connect Launches IoT Home Safety Solutions to Help Insurance Companies

By: Ken Briodagh    11/2/2016

ROC-Connect, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider and creator of the smart home brand OZOM, has announced a suite of new home safety solution…

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Honeywell Smart Grid Technology to Help Minnesota Manage Energy Consumption

By: Ken Briodagh    11/2/2016

Honeywell has announced a $15 million smart grid project with Connexus Energy, Minnesota's largest customer-owned electric cooperative, to deploy smar…

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Video Series Explores How Networks Enhance Connected Life

By: Ken Briodagh    11/1/2016

With the explosion of the Internet of Things (IoT) within the past few years, almost any device can be connected to the Internet, and all of these sma…

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