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Post-CES 2016 Report: Emerging Trends in Home Automation

Mobile IoT, network security and IoT device discovery, energy harvesting and professional security monitoring emerged as key emerging trends in the smart home at CES 2016.

Julie Jacobson · January 26, 2016

Intercom Door Station from Leviton Complements Omni Security & Automation Systems

The Intercom Door Station from Leviton utilizes standardized SIP communication technologies as a foundation to deliver an added level of security and communication to Leviton’s Omni Security and Automation systems.

Robert Archer · January 26, 2016

The Day the Nest Thermostats Died: Response from Home Automation-Centric Manufacturers (Updated)

Smart home glitches happen, but it’s particularly uncomfortable when a thermostat fails in the middle of winter. Manufacturers specializing in HVAC control and home automation respond to Nest’s recent challenge.

Julie Jacobson · January 26, 2016

Smart Home Control Provides Opportunity, Independence to Disabled Homeowner

Customized smart home control system by ELAN allows homeowner to control lighting, climate, door locks and home theater AV with her voice alone.

Chelsea Cafiero · January 22, 2016

URC’s New MX-990 Universal Remote Minimizes Learning Curves

The new MX-990 remote from Universal Remote Control (URC) utilizes narrow-band RF and is compatible with the company’s MX-980 programming files.

Robert Archer · January 22, 2016

Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for 2016

Audio and video analytics, home automation user empowerment, the 4K UHD ecosystem, LVDC power distribution and front-door amenities such as smart doorbells top CE Pro’s 2016 Top Home Tech Trends to watch for 2016.

Julie Jacobson · January 22, 2016

5 Little Home Automation Ideas and Insights from CES 2016

Why not strap a Z-Wave, ZigBee or Wi-Fi radio on the back of a Roomba to map the RF signals in a space?

Julie Jacobson · January 18, 2016

Home Automation Hubs are Sold All Wrong

Today: Buy this hub, build a smart home. Try: You know all those smart devices you already bought? Buy this hub to connect them together.

Julie Jacobson · January 16, 2016

Leading Security, Home Automation Analysts Cover ADT, Bosch, Control4, More at CES 2016

Leading security and home automation research and investment firm Imperial Capital highlights IoT products, trends and companies at CES 2016.

Julie Jacobson · January 15, 2016

Residential and Commercial Building Control with Open Technologies

Comfort and energy efficiency realization by the usage of open technologies for residential and commercial building control.

Advertorial · January 15, 2016