Keen Home, a Smart Home startup, launched its first Smart Home product in November 2015. The Smart Vent System allows users to mange the airflow in every room in their home. It was first available in Lowe’s Home Improvement Centers, with over 35,800 units sold in the first 12 months.
Many consumers, who invested in Internet-connected products, have concerns about security. According to recent reports, tech companies are recording customer information collected from its Smart Home devices. There are also the concerns of the devices being vulnerable to hacks. Nest unveiled today support for two-factor authentication, a security measure requiring both the connected phone and… 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 »
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 »
Nest, a leading provider of Smart Home products, continues to impress American consumers, with their every invention. The 1st Generation Nest Learning Thermostat was a hit, when it rolled out on the market on December 15, 2011. Nest continues to stay in mainstream media headlines, establishing relationship with consumer energy providers and Smart cities. On… Continue reading »
Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has collaborated with Nest to provide HUD-assisted families with a new Smart Thermostat. The company’s goal is to meet Arizona’s Energy Efficiency Standard. Arizona utility companies are working together to achieve cumulative energy savings of 22 percent by 2020. This could potentially lead to a reduction of air emissions, while reducing… Continue reading »