All In IFTTT
After acquisition, Comcast kills Stringify app, which is ‘much better’ than IFTTT as an if/then home-automation engine; company recommends IFTTT and Yonomi IoT platforms instead. [grumpy baby]
Julie Jacobson · April 9, 2019
Chinese home-automation giant Tuya powers more than 100 million smart-home products and is taking the U.S. IoT market by storm, starting at CES 2019.
Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2019
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
Selling Telguard’s Arlo Go all-wireless cameras is one of the few ways home-technology integrators can earn recurring revenue (RMR) on cellular service without selling back-up cellular for security systems.
Julie Jacobson · August 30, 2018
Voice control via an Amazon Alexa skill gives the myLink the ability to accept control commands like, ‘Alexa, turn the shades on.’
CE Pro Editors · August 16, 2018
Networking and smart-home veteran Michael Maniscalco shares insights from American Diabetes Association conference, bemoaning the lack of progress in integrating medical devices with home-automation, which could be a potential life saver.
Michael Maniscalco · October 27, 2017
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) dad outlines DIY project utilizing NightScout, IFTTT, SmartThings and other IoT devices to enable a Dexcom constant glucose monitor to turn on lights when blood glucose reaches critical levels. #singfornicole
Michael Maniscalco · October 3, 2017
CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson discovers little home automation products and features that were easy to miss at CEDIA 2017, including Global Cache’s potential as smart-home hub, and good news on Nest API.
Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2017
In time for CEDIA 2017, URC Total Control is one of the first pro-oriented home-automation systems to support IFTTT; Other new integrations include push notifications, Belkin Wemo, Oppo Blu-ray, and virtually anything that can issue an IP command.
Julie Jacobson · July 27, 2017
FTC scrutinizes acquisition of Icontrol by Alarm.com and Comcast; Vivint Smart Home cries foul; Who knew Alarm.com owned Zendo and a chunk of Qolsys?; and who are the IoT competitors these days?
Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2016