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Parasitic Smart Locks: August and Nest/Yale Sponge Power off Doorbells

August and Nest/Yale employ low-energy home-automation protocols (Bluetooth LE and Thread/Weave) for their door locks, connecting to the home network via Wi-Fi-enabled video doorbells powered over wire.

Julie Jacobson · March 21, 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.

CE Pro Editors · March 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.

CE Pro Editors · October 19, 2017

August Home Doorbell Cam Pro Sees Who’s at the Door, Even at Night

August Home is shipping its Doorbell Cam Pro. Integrated floodlights help users view their doorway entrances even at night, and HindSight captures video before events occur.

Robert Archer · October 17, 2017

Z-Wave’s New ‘SmartStart’ Dramatically Simplifies Home Automation Installs

SmartStart allows dealers and vendors to easily provision Z-Wave home automation devices off-site, so the entire system is ready control when the products are powered up at home.

Julie Jacobson · October 11, 2017

New August Smart Locks & Doorbell Cam Pro Know Whether Doors Are Open or Closed

August Home’s new Smart Lock Pro, Smart Lock and Doorbell Cam Pro include the company’s proprietary DoorSense technology, which can tell consumers if doors are open or closed and lock them automatically.

CE Pro Editors · September 20, 2017

CEDIA 2017 Ultimate Preview Slides: 49 Pages of New Products, Tech Trends

From CE Pro’s Ultimate CEDIA 2017 Preview Webinar, we have 49 pages of slides, with hundreds o f new products, themes and trends in home automation, audio, video, networking, and more.

Julie Jacobson · September 05, 2017

CEDIA Q&A: August Home Talks Up its Z-Wave Retrofit August Smart Lock Pro

Visit August Home at CEDIA 2017 to hear about its August Pro division and see the August Smart Lock Pro, a Z-Wave compatible, retrofit lock for the pro channel.

CE Pro Editors · August 31, 2017

August Home Adds New Features to Smart Lock, Smart Keypad, Doorbell Cam

Updates to August Home’s smart lock, smart keypad and doorbell cam deliver customers more control over their front door.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 03, 2017

Amazon Echo Show Gets Smarter, Adds IC Realtime, Other Smart Home Camera Skills

Ah, now the Amazon Echo Show makes sense. Amazon’s smart home ‘device with a screen’ gains IC Realtime compatibility along with other smart home security/surveillance camera feeds like August Home and Netgear.

Robert Archer · June 22, 2017