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Canada’s HeyBryan App Adds Smart Home Installation Services

Similar to HomeAdvisor, HeyBryan will connect Canadian homeowners with integrators for installation for Sonos, Nest, Ring and other smart devices.

Jason Knott · March 19, 2020

Will COVID-19 Make Voice the Primary Means of Control?

ABI Research says voice control could solve reticence among homeowners to touch light switches, touchpanels, thermostats, remote controls and door handles.

Jason Knott · March 18, 2020

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Savant First to Integrate with Ring X; Expands Netgear Partnership

Savant smart home control will fully integrate with the new Amazon Ring X ecosystem, while expanding its relationship with Netgear.

Jason Knott · January 21, 2020

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Amazon, Ring Sued Over Weak Camera Security

A lawsuit targeting both Amazon and Ring has been filed in the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California, alleging the companies of negligence related to security practices.

CE Pro Editors · December 31, 2019

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Amazon, Apple, Google, ZigBee Alliance Join Forces to Create Smart Home Open Standard

The goal of the new Connected Home over IP project is to increase compatibility of consumer devices by simplifying development for manufacturers.

CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2019

Maybe ‘Amazon’s Choice’ is a Poor Choice for No-Name, Hackable Security Cameras?

Unlike USDA’s Choice label for meat, quality (and security) doesn’t matter for Amazon’s Choice.

Julie Jacobson · October 21, 2019

Massive ADT Report Shows How Customers View Smart Home Tech

Data from ADT shows more consumers are interested in buying smart security technology, smart hubs, and smart TVs than in years past.

Andrew Nichols · August 21, 2019

Just How Fast Are ADT Smart Home Initiatives Expanding?

ADT Q2 report shows 80% of ADT residential installs are now smart home systems. Deploys 15,000 Amazon Alexa Guards.

Jason Knott · August 07, 2019

Clare Adds Support for Autonomic, August, Danalock, More

In addition to supporting more manufacturers, Clare has also added a new Amazon Alexa security skill that gives homeowners the ability to arm and disarm their security system via voice commands.

CE Pro Editors · July 16, 2019

Bobwire DAT1 Audio Trigger Adds 12-Volt Trigger to Any A/V Device

The developers of Bobwire’s DAT1 Audio Trigger have more than 20 years of experience in the custom installation market, and the company’s new product is designed for a variety of custom installation power scenarios.

Robert Archer · July 16, 2019