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BSH Home Connect Aims to Mainstream Smart Appliances

BSH is coming to CEDIA Expo 2020 with its open-API Home Connect Ecosystem of freezers, refrigerators, ovens, hoods, ranges, washers and dryers.

Jason Knott · April 15, 2020

Amazon Business Eyes Custom Electronics Industry

Amazon Business offers special pricing for integrators and volume discounts for Echo Dots, Echo Shows, Ring video doorbells, and eero mesh Wi-Fi routers.

Jason Knott · April 08, 2020

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