Monthly Archives: December 2016

Brookfield Residential DC Unveils Amazon Alexa Implementation

Brookfield Residential DC Unveils Amazon Alexa Implementation

Brookfield Residential, a Canadian-based homebuilder and land developer, unveiled its plan to integrate voice recognition into its Smart Home platform at the AWS re:Invent 2016. The company’s Smart Home, located in Northern Virginia in the Avendale community, will feature a wide array of network-connected products that can be activated by voice. The brain behind the… Continue reading »

Smart Street Lights Will Be Integrated Into The Smart City Infrastructure

Smart Street Lights Will Be Integrated Into The Smart City Infrastructure

Smart lighting fixtures, such as light bulbs, outlets, switches and ceiling lights are extremely popular, enhancing security by giving the impression that the home is occupied. Smart cities are popping up everywhere, providing homebuyers with homes that are installed with a variety of Internet-connected devices. These Smart homes are at the top of the buyers’… Continue reading »

Logitech Upgrades Its Circle Home Security Camera With Enhanced Security Features

Logitech Upgrades Its Circle Home Security Camera With Enhanced Security Features

The Logitech Circle Home Security Camera was released on the market on October 18, 2015. The Camera supports two-way communication, 1080p live-stream video feed, instant event alerts, free cloud storage and recording, with playback and 30-second timelapse Day Brief from the last 24-hours. What makes the camera so unique is it can be detached from… Continue reading »

TCL Xess 17 Inch Smart Home Hub, With Amazon Alexa Voice Service

TCL Xess 17 Inch Smart Home Hub, With Amazon Alexa Voice Service

People stay plugged into their smartphone or laptop 10 to 12 hours a day, researching, texting, using apps and now managing their Smart Home network. While the smartphone continues to be the most popular controller for interconnected devices, some users prefer other types of controllers, separate from their smartphone. With so many different Smart controllers… Continue reading »

Schneider Electric Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat Now Available To Canadian Consumers

Schneider Electric Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat Now Available To Canadian Consumers

Schneider Electric, a French company that specializes in automation solutions and energy management, launched its Wiser Air Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat on July 13, 2016 to Canadian consumers. This Smart thermostat is set apart from the competitor, because it is integrated with Eco IQ self-learning algorithm. This feature allows the thermostat to adapt to the homeowner’s… Continue reading »

Google Partners With Gupshup To Develop Voice-Activated Features For Google Assistant

Google Partners With Gupshup To Develop Voice-Activated Features For Google Assistant

Apple has Siri and Amazon has Alexa, voice-automated intuitive personal assistances, leaving Google with Assistant. Echo has been one of Amazon’s most profitable Smart-Connected products, with Google scampering to catch up. Thursday, Gupshup announced its partnership with Google, which will entail building voice-activated actions for the Google Assistant.  

TP-Link Unveils The Innovated HS105 Smart Plug That Does Not Requires A Separate Hub

TP-Link Unveils The Innovated HS105 Smart Plug That Does Not Requires A Separate Hub

TP-Link, a leading provider of networking products, announced its new innovated HS105 Smart Plug Mini today. The company provides consumers with an array of Smart Home products, including a Wi-Fi Light Switch, Smart LED Light Bulb and Dual Band Wi-Fi Range Extender. What sets the plug apart from competitor brands is that it does not… Continue reading »

An Overview Of The Home8 Smart Garage Starter Kit

An Overview Of The Home8 Smart Garage Starter Kit

Do you have a home, with a garage? If so, have you ever left for work, wondering if you shut the garage door? Sure you have, just like every other likewise homeowner. This is why many people are turning to Smart Garage Door Controllers. These devices offer innumerable benefits, with the main one being peace… Continue reading »

Tips On How To Make Your Neighbors Envious Of Your Holiday Decorations

Tips On How To Make Your Neighbors Envious Of Your Holiday Decorations

Do you live on a block, where the neighbors like to compete to see who has the coolest holiday decorations? If so, you probably feel like Clark Griswold, with lots of mishaps and failures. Once you decide you have had enough, it may be time to start investing in Control4 Smart-Connected devices. These devices include… Continue reading »

DYMO MobileLabeler Smart Label Maker

DYMO MobileLabeler Smart Label Maker

Do you work at home and have great difficulty managing and organizing your personal file system? If so, it may be time to invest in a label maker. Now, this does not necessarily mean that you should invest a lot of money in a traditional label maker. Instead, invest your money in the DYMO MobileLabeler… Continue reading »