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Fire or False Alarm: Kidde Has First Smoke Alarm to Meet New UL 217 Standard

TruSense technology enables Kidde smoke alarms to meet new UL 217 safety standard for distinguishing real fires from harmless smoke.

Lisa Montgomery · May 20, 2019

Amazon Fire TV Cube Gives Integrators Another Alexa Option

Alexa can now play, pause, and even search up movies and TV shows in 4K Ultra HD on multiple devices.

Lisa Montgomery · June 12, 2018

Whisker Labs’ AI-Driven Ting Could be Huge Breakthrough in Fire Prevention

Exploiting Whisker Labs’ machine-learning heritage, the Ting IoT device plugs into any wall outlet, detecting electromagnet anomalies across the entire electrical network, and warning homeowners of potential arcs and faults that could lead to dangerous fires.

Julie Jacobson · May 30, 2018

Julie Jacobson’s Best of CES 2018 – Sight Unseen

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson thinks she picked some real winners — especially in the smart home and IoT categories, and especially in the Eureka Park start-up zone — even before CES 2018 began.

Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2018

New Smart-Home Devices Could Prevent Fires or at Least Save Lives

Modern-day IoT devices might prevent fires like the recent Bronx apartment blaze, or at least mitigate the spread of flames and loss of life. Multiple life-saving home smart-home devices debut at CES 2018.

Julie Jacobson · January 05, 2018

Integrator Kris Hogg Reviews Neeo Remote: It’s Great if you Understand Limitations

Longtime CEDIA integrator Kris Hogg dives into Neeo remote and home-control system, saying it’s a fine product with lots of promise if you temper expectations. Bugs with Sonos, Philips Hue, Fire TV sure to be addressed.

Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2017

Dish Integrates with Amazon Alexa for Voice Control, Dish Anywhere with Fire TV

Dish customers can now use Amazon Alexa voice control to ask Hopper and Wally STBs to “search for Game of Thrones,” and other commands.

Robert Archer · May 23, 2017