IFTTT Competitor and CEDIA Keynoter Stringify Kills Home Automation App

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]

Apr 09, 2019

Comcast Makes Big Game Experience Easier to Access Via Voice Controls

Comcast is helping its cable TV subscribers to get the most from their big-game experience by showcasing the voice-control capabilities of its X1 voice remote control.

Jan 31, 2019

Comcast Xfinity Rolls Out MDU Smart Home Program

Cable giant Comcast packages smart home devices, services to create 'simple solution to an advanced network' for multi-dwelling unit (MDU) developers.

Jan 15, 2018

Sony, Comcast Integrate Xfinity App into Sony Android TVs

Comcast Xfinity subscribers can access their cable subscriptions from the Xfinity TV app on Sony Android TVs to eliminating set-top boxes (STBs).

Nov 14, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Voice Control Brands

Not surprisingly, Amazon’s Alexa dominates the voice control market, followed by Apple's Siri, Savant, Google and Comcast.

Jun 15, 2017

Comcast to Compete Head-On with Alarm.com, Offering Dealers ‘Aggressive’ Pricing

Comcast/Xfinity will be “quite aggressive” in pricing its wholesale security and home automation service for independent dealers, competing with Alarm.com. Xfinity Home leader Dan Herscovici reveals plans at ISC West 2017.

May 23, 2017