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Google, Honeywell Settle Nest Thermostat Patent Dispute

Resolution ends lawsuit brought back in 2012 by Honeywell claiming the Nest thermostat violated seven different patents.

Jason Knott · May 06, 2016

Legrand Boosts Energy Savings, Addresses Sustainability with New Fuel Cell

Installation of 500kW fuel cell system for West Hartford, Conn., headquarters to power up to 88% of the 263,000-square-foot facility, reduce CO2 emissions up to 50%.

Arlen Schweiger · April 22, 2016

Wi-Fi Thermostats: Integration-Friendly Solution to Healthier Home Environment

From an indoor air quality standpoint, Wi-Fi thermostats like those from Aprilaire offer air purification, temperature, and humidity can all be managed from one app … or from a variety of third-party control systems.

Lisa Montgomery · March 22, 2016

The Day the Nest Thermostats Died: Response from Home Automation-Centric Manufacturers (Updated)

Smart home glitches happen, but it’s particularly uncomfortable when a thermostat fails in the middle of winter. Manufacturers specializing in HVAC control and home automation respond to Nest’s recent challenge.

Julie Jacobson · January 26, 2016

Displ’Ever at CES 2016: Ultra-Flat, Self-powered Home Automation Controller with E-Paper Display

Featuring Bluetooth Smart, Enocean, Thread and AllJoyn home automation technologies, wireless Displ’Ever controller features low-power, low-cost digital e-paper display powered by ambient light.

Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2016

Mobile IoT Breaks Out at CES 2016: Smart Devices, Networks Built for Low-bandwidth Cell Service

Mobile IoT at CES 2016: Look for smart devices with cellular radios built in; network providers like Sigfox and Qowisio launching mobile networks and services specifically for low-bandwidth connected devices.

Julie Jacobson · January 06, 2016