$413K Tiny Smart Home Merges High-Tech & Off-the-Grid Living

‘Space’ from Swedish company iOhouse is a portable 645-square-foot tiny smart home that takes just 90 minutes to set up with gear from Sony, Hikvision, and Assa Abloy.

Sep 30, 2020

Yale/August Smart Door Locks Added to Savant Partner Program

ASSA Abloy's Yale Home and August Home line of smart door locks now have robust-level control and functionality via the Savant Pro App.

Feb 14, 2020

With ‘Connected by August,’ Yale Locks Dominate Residential Access Control

‘Connected by August’ brings top access-control platform to Yale’s large variety of residential smart locks that support virtually every major (and secondary) home automation standard.

Sep 26, 2018

August Now Provides 24 Hours of Free Video Storage with Doorbell Cams

Acquired by Assa Abbloy last year, August now offers 24 hours of free video storage for doorbell cams, which previously carried a fee for saving any amount of surveillance footage.

Mar 14, 2018

ASSA ABLOY Bids to Acquire August Home

Recognizing the growth of the smart lock and doorbell market, ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to buy August Home.

Oct 19, 2017

Nest’s New Security and Home Automation System: Implications for Thread, Weave, Insurtech

Nest Secure, a new UL-listed DIY security and home automation system with professional monitoring by MONI, seems humdrum until you consider implications for IoT protocols Thread and Weave, as well as smart-home installers and the insurance industry (

Sep 21, 2017