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ADT Acquires Video Alarm Verification System I-View Now

ADT is piloting I-View Now’s technology in several markets to reduce false alarms and optimize emergency response.

Rodney Bosch · October 18, 2019

Vivint Smart Home to Go Public via Reverse Merger Valuing Co. at $5.6 Billion

Vivint Smart Home to be merged into SoftBank-backed Mosaic (NYSE: MOSC), a specialty acquisition corp. that will take on Vivint name.

Julie Jacobson · September 16, 2019

CES 2019: Smartest New Smoke, Fire and CO Detectors

Smoke Detective turns any smart phone or camera-enabled device into a smoke detector … and other innovations in smoke, CO and fire safety at CES 2019.

Julie Jacobson · December 14, 2018

New Samsung SmartThings Wifi Melds Home Automation Hub with Plume Mesh Wi-Fi

‘Next iteration’ of Samsung Connect Home is full-fledged SmartThings hub with ZigBee and Z-Wave, plus mesh Wi-Fi from Plume, featuring ‘AI-based network optimization.’ New $15 ZigBee home-automation ‘Button’ launched.

Julie Jacobson · August 13, 2018

2GIG Builds a Better Water Leak Sensor, Nortek Claims

Nortek says 2GIG Water Leak Detector is the first to provide dual-source protection against water leaks and flooding.

CE Pro Editors · June 26, 2018

9 Interesting IoT Finds at ISC: Blingy Smart Lock, Awesome Fire Alarm

ISC West 2018: SnapAV pitches OvrC to alarm dealers, a smart lock for newlyweds, neat fire-protection system that could spawn a category … and more security and home automation from Vegas.

Julie Jacobson · April 12, 2018

Ultimate ISC Tech Guide: Hottest Products & Trends in Security, Home Automation

ISC West 2018 teems with new security and home-automation products highlighting trends in video surveillance & analtyics, AI-enabled alarm sensors, assisted-DIY solutions and more. CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson has it here.

Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2018

Sonos’s Really Interesting Patent App: Play Music Based on Biometrics Like Sweat

Sonos patent application describes how biometric data like perspiration, pulse or tone of voice could inform an audio system to play music or other content that is most conducive to the listener’s well being.

Julie Jacobson · March 30, 2018

CES 2017: Roost Smart Sensor Detects Water, Humidity & Temperature

Roost’s multi-function Smart Sensor can be combined with Smart Smoke Alarms to provide homeowners with complete threat coverage.

Robert Archer · January 04, 2017

Top Greener’s Super-Smart Electrical Outlet Has Humidity and Motion Sensing

Top Greener’s new DWHOS Humidity Sensor and Motion Detector Switch and TU21548A Dual Port USB Charger Outlet Receptacle install into homes easily and provide energy savings and convenience to homeowners.

Robert Archer · November 03, 2016