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August Home Releases New Doorbell Cam Supporting Apple HomeKit

August Home’s new doorbell camera will support Apple HomeKit, the new Home app as well as Siri voice commands.

CE Pro Editors · June 14, 2016

Elk C1M1 Dual-Path Communicator for Reliable Interactive Security, No Extra Fees

New dual-path communicator enables immediate alarm transmission (no dial capture) from Elk’s M1 security and home automation system, plus interactivity for remote monitoring and control.

Julie Jacobson · June 14, 2016

Flying Eye Hospital Works to Prevent Blindness with Crestron A/V and Automation

Crestron donates $300,000 of DigitalMedia, Sonnex multi-room audio, touchscreens and more to Orbis International’s medical-equipped aircraft fighting blindness and training doctors in developing countries.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 07, 2016

Channel Vision Releases New IP Intercom with Smartphone App

The SI-8000 IP-based intercom and touch screen allows homeowners to monitor their front doors from anywhere, as well as control lighting, temperature, curtains, audio and surveillance cameras, with the help of a new mobile app.

Chelsea Cafiero · May 26, 2016

Nortek Acquires Next-Gen Voice Recognition Platform Nuiku

Nuiku is a data driven platform and cloud-based application program interface that enables natural language processing across applications and devices.

CE Pro Editors · May 24, 2016

Doorbell Camera Maker DoorBird Makes Secure Parcel Box with Remote Access

New category in the making? DoorBird, a maker of integration-friendly doorbell cameras, announces a the ‘Video Parcel Box’ that enables access from delivery services such as UPS, FedEx and Amazon Prime.

Julie Jacobson · May 10, 2016

Video Weekly News: Home Automation and Residential Security at ISC West

Whether you made it down to Las Vegas for ISC West last week or not, you’ll want to check out our news, photos and product reviews from the show floor.

CE Pro Editors · April 14, 2016

Kwikset Video Tells Compelling Life Story in 3 Minutes

Marketing video depicting the interaction between a father and daughter through the years (using the Kwikset Home Connect smart door lock) is a well-done tear jerker.

Jason Knott · April 14, 2016

Kwikset Introduces Keyway-less Touchscreen Lock at ISC West

Leveraging design elements from its SmartCode 916 lock, the newly announced keyway-less lock from Kwikset features Z-Wave technologies and a LED display screen.

Robert Archer · April 13, 2016

Honeywell’s Engineering Prowess on Display at ISC West

Honeywell showcases its new Lyric smart home control line, along with the DIY RSI Dragonfly intrusion system. Meanwhile, a slew of commercial fire, communications and video products were also shown.

Jason Knott · April 08, 2016