Smart-Home Pros Love Ring Doorbells, but Doorbird Surges – CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

2018 Brand Analysis for front-door security shows more CE Pro 100 dealers offer Ring and Doorbird video doorbells than any other brand; Yale tops the list for smart locks and Control4 takes the access controls category.

Jun 07, 2018

Amazon IoT Patent Shows ZigBee Home-Automation Signals over Power Cable

Ideal for integrating Wi-Fi cameras with ZigBee door locks, Amazon invention shows ZigBee home-automation signals running over power cable to enhance wireless performance.

May 29, 2018

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.

Mar 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.

Mar 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.

Oct 19, 2017

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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.

Oct 17, 2017