All In Fibaro
2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018
Beyond MicroLED TVs and stunning sound systems, CEDIA Expo 2018 showcased other smart-home trends including robotic patio umbrellas, multipurpose IoT sensors, and smart leak detection systems.
Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 2018
CES 2019 Smart Home Finds: A new Rachio competitor, an AI-driven camera “police have been asking for,” IAQ and lighting solutions for wellness, and a self-learning home automation systems that hit every buzzword in the IoT playbook.
Andrew Nichols · November 9, 2018
Nice Group acquires Fibaro (Fibar Group S.A.), popular maker of Z-Wave sensors and smart-home hubs, shortly after acquiring Abode, a DIY security and home-automation company with professionally monitored alarm systems.
Julie Jacobson · July 13, 2018
Fibaro launches ‘Works with Fibaro’ IoT integration program for its Home Center 2 smart home control system for integrators only. Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice control also added.
Jason Knott · January 26, 2018
CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson presents the Ultimate Preview of CES 2018 in 91 pages of Powerpoint slides, with products, trends, links and insights on home automation, A/V, IoT, energy, lighting, AI, security, networking and related smart-home categories.
Julie Jacobson · January 4, 2018
It’s complicated: New SmartHub from Verizon Wireless is an LTE cellular router with Z-Wave home automation capabilities – completely different from the FiOS Quantum gateway powered by Greenwave.
Julie Jacobson · May 25, 2017
Fibaro releases an Apple HomeKit-enabled product line of sensors, including the first-ever flood sensor on HomeKit, as well as a motion sensor and door/window sensor.
Chelsea Cafiero · December 15, 2016
Vivint sets records for video doorbell, Nortek unveils first doorbell cam, August and Ring work with ADT Canopy, Honeywell teams with Skybell, DoorBird integrates with Control4 home automation … and more smart-doorbell news for ISC West 2016.
Julie Jacobson · March 30, 2016
Announced at CES 2016, the Dimmer 2 controls and calibrates lighting and wirelessly connects to Fibaro smart hubs and third-party devices.
Rachel Cericola · January 8, 2016