Security

Dumb Old Low-Voltage Landscape Lights? New Ring Transformer Makes Them Smart

Launched at CES 2019, Ring’s new low-voltage transformer adds IoT to old landscape lighting for control via home-automation app.

Jan 15, 2019

Research: Voice Assistant Adoption Growing Despite Security and Privacy Concerns

A newly published study from Accenture finds voice assistant tech has a 98% satisfaction rate, but consumers have concerns about the security of these products and how their personal data is stored.

Jan 14, 2019

Resideo Offers Sneak Peek of New Honeywell Home Ecosystem at CES 2019

Honeywell Home ecosystem from Resideo will roll out over the next 2 years with Z-Wave/Wi-Fi/cellular-communicating touchpanels, motion sensors, video capture, flood detection, and combination smoke/CO detector.

Jan 11, 2019

CES 2019 Day 3 in Tweets

A roundup of CES 2019 tweets that summarize a bunch of the latest and greatest new tech to grace the show floor.

Jan 10, 2019

The Very First Z-Wave 700 Series Home-Automation Product

At CES 2019, Sensative shows flat “Strips” sensor with new 700 Series chipset, boasting 10-year battery life; Silicon Labs shows Z-Wave on Wireless Gecko.

Jan 09, 2019

Kwikset Introduces Halo Smart Locks at CES 2019

The company's first Wi-Fi smart locks are designed to connect directly to an existing Wi-Fi router and smartphone to create a hubless security option.

Jan 08, 2019