Alarms/Sensors

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.

Mar 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.

Jan 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.

Nov 03, 2016

Why does Interlogix have 3 Cloud Services for Security, Home Automation?

UTC's Interlogix already offers Alarm.com and its own AdvisorSync for cloud-based security and home automation, so why did they acquire UHS from Australia-based Hills?

Apr 11, 2014

Top 5 Home Tech Trends and Opportunities for 2014

How will these soaring categories affect your business in 2014? We take a closer look at high-resolution audio, mass-market home automation, Cloud video surveillance, more sensor opportunities, and automated door locks.

Jan 01, 2014

Nortek to Acquire 2Gig for $135M, Fold into Linear Security

Five months after 2Gig and Vivint were acquired for $2B, Nortek Inc. acquires leading home automation and home security provider 2Gig for $135M. Company will be folded into subsidiary Linear.

Feb 13, 2013