Smart Home enthusiasts are always exploring new technology that will enhance the functionality of their Smart Home. Most of these people have innumerable apps downloaded on their mobile devices that are utilized to control connected gadgets, such as door locks, cooking devices, lights, thermostats, security cameras and window shades. Controlling these gadgets from separate apps… Continue reading »
A water leak can occur without a moment’s notice, leaving the furniture, heirlooms and family photos in ruin. This would be a catastrophic event that could cost thousands to repair. Plus, it could potentially mean that some of the non-replaceable, damaged items would be gone for good. Instead of taking these risks, homeowners, tenants and… Continue reading »
Ecobee, a Toronto-based tech company, may not receive the same attention as Nest or Honeywell, but it was the first to unveil the app-enabled thermostat. The company’s Smart thermostat product line is funneled through dealers, limiting its ability to gain relevancy in the DIY rink. Ecobee rolled out the Ecobee3 Smart Thermostat on June 10,… Continue reading »
When most homeowners feel it is time to upgrade their garage, they automatically think of the Chamberlain MyQ, a retrofit device that makes garage door openers smarter. The MyQ offers simple smarts, with remote access and monitoring capabilities. However, the company’s partnerships are limited to the Nest Learning Thermostat.
The Smart Home market continues to grow, with convenience being the biggest draw, along with energy efficiency. The smartphone is the most popular device utilized to control these gadgets, but things get a little tricky, when controlling multiple devices simultaneously. To simplify the use of Smart Home gadgets, Logitech decided to create the Pop, a… Continue reading »
Brilliant, a San Mateo-based technology company, unveils its new Smart lighting solution that can be controlled by voice commands or a simple touch. Brilliant Control replaces existing light switches and installs in just minutes, with a vibrant touchscreen that is extremely easy to operate. Brilliant Control will be showcased at the Target Open House in… Continue reading »
Netatmo, a developer of consumer electronics, debuted its new Smart Smoke Alarm at CES 2017. The device is said to be a competitor of the Nest Protect, offering similar functionalities. The company also showcased its indoor security siren at the event, as well.
EZVIZ, a California-based Smart Home video technology company, unveiled its next generation future line of products, including indoor, outdoor and action cameras at CES 2017. All of the cameras are designed to make it easier for users to connect visually to their surroundings.
PlumChoice, a leading provider of iOT technical support services, announced its partnership with Nightingale to provide customers with superior iOT technical support. Nightingale is the first Smart Home sleep system that is capable of immersing a room in perfectly tuned sound blankets. The system will also mask annoying indoor/outdoor sounds that would normally keep the… Continue reading »
Tech giants have worked diligently to create unique Smart Home remotes. The Logitech Harmony and INSTEON Mini are among the many remotes that have become a part of local Smart-Connected networks. With this said, many people have been drawn to Voice Automation and Gesture Control Technologies, because they support a hands-free interaction. Everyone has their… Continue reading »