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Legrand Acquires Smart Home Startup Netatmo

By acquiring Netatmo, Legrand looks to strengthen its presence in the smart home market and improve its use of AI and voice assistants.

Nov 20, 2018

Are Integrators Ready to be ‘Energy Automation Contractors’?

Sonnen aims to create a new category of smart home integrators who unite solar, energy storage, vehicle charging stations, and intelligent circuit breakers with lighting, shades and thermostats.

Nov 16, 2018

Mozilla’s Naughty-or-Nice List Rates Connected Devices on Privacy and Data Security

Mozilla publishes second annual *Privacy Not Included list of connected smart-home and entertainment devices, and how they rank on privacy and cybersecurity. Enter the Creep-o-Meter.

Nov 16, 2018

LG Enters Home Energy Storage Business With Two New Systems

LG Electronics' two energy storage systems use a 'smart energy management' function to store excess energy produced by solar panels for use at night or during power outages.

Nov 15, 2018

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

SnapAV is offering full range of Google/Nest smart-home products, including cameras, thermostats, video doorbells, Thread/Weave Yale locks, Nest Secure pro-monitored alarm systems, and Google Home IoT hubs.

Nov 14, 2018

Home Automation and Alarm Giant Vector Security Adds Retail Location; More Coming

$300 million alarm and smart-home provider Vector Security opens second retail location with hands-on home-automation demos; plans national expansion of retail storefronts.

Nov 14, 2018