Category Archives: Smart Home Hubs

Introducing The Hayo Hub With Gesture Control Capabilities

Introducing The Hayo Hub With Gesture Control Capabilities

The Hayo Hub, an innovative idea that launched on Indiegogo, utilizes a patented spatial analysis technology to create remote control combinations for the home network. The hub is capable of sensing the user’s unique context, including proactive gestures and passive movement, with a sensing distance ranging from 1.31 to 19.7 feet. These actions are then… Continue reading »

5BARz Unveils Its Next Generation ROVR Smart IoT Hub

5BARz Unveils Its Next Generation ROVR Smart IoT Hub

5BARz, a leader in broadband networks and the cellular network extender, launches its 5BARz ROVR Wi-Fi Router and Smart IoT Hub. The company partners with one of the top Internet Service Providers (ISP) in India to connect 5 million homes to the Internet over the next 5 years.  

Focalcrest Unveils Smart Home Hub That Will Integrate Z-Wave And ZigBee-Enabled Products Into HomeKit

Focalcrest Unveils Smart Home Hub That Will Integrate Z-Wave And ZigBee-Enabled Products Into HomeKit

Focalcrest, a provider of IoT intelligent hardware solutions, unveiled its first ever Smart Home Hub, Mixtile. The Mixtile Hub will create a bridge from existing Z-Wave to ZigBee-enabled gadgets, the most popular Home Automation protocols, to the HomeKit ecosystem. What this will mean for ZigBee and Z-Wave customers is they will be able to view… Continue reading »

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Smart Home Hub

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Smart Home Hub

Smart Home hubs were at the top of the 2016 holiday gift list. Of course, many recipients are unfamiliar with these devices, so it wouldn’t be unusual for them to be in awe of their gift. With a little research and assistance from the tech-knowledgeable family member, the home hub could be up and running… 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 »

Enhance Your Existing Wi-Fi Network Signal And Security System With The Zmodo Beam

Enhance Your Existing Wi-Fi Network Signal And Security System With The Zmodo Beam

Zmodo began operation in 2009, since then the company has developed a long list of innovative Smart-Connected devices. The Pivot Security Camera and the Torch Pro Light Bulb are only two examples of Zmodo’s intuitive Smart Home products. With this being said, many consumers experience issues with these products, which is more often linked to… Continue reading »

Wink Announces The Upcoming Release Of Their New And Improved Smart Home Hub

Wink Announces The Upcoming Release Of Their New And Improved Smart Home Hub

Wink, a smart-connected platform was the idea of Nathan Smith, the current Chief Technology Officer for the company. Smith took his idea to the Quirky invention platform and raised around $20 million, but unfortunately the company struggled financially due to a security issue, involving the original Wink hub. In 2015, Wink was sold to Flextronics… Continue reading »

LG SmartThinQ Hub Integrates With Amazon Echo’s Alexa

LG SmartThinQ Hub Integrates With Amazon Echo’s Alexa

LG announced in December 2015 they were working on a Smart speaker. At this time, LG gave very little insight into what the device would entail. However, the company did provide consumers with a name, image, and the Smart Home communication protocols that would be embedded into the speaker. The SmartThinQ Hub replicates the Amazon… Continue reading »

Hook Offers The Most Affordable Home Automation Solution Yet

Hook Offers The Most Affordable Home Automation Solution Yet

There have been many successful and unsuccessful Kickstarter campaigns. One such campaign that was looked upon as the most affordable home automation solution, Hook has finally reached the fulfillment phase. According, to the Hack-a-Joe Labs team all Kickstarter preorders were shipped as of July 12. This news has been a long time coming for the… Continue reading »