Google Home Now Compatible with Belkin Wemo, Honeywell

Google Home is taking back its portion of the voice-controlled home automation pie, one manufacturer at a time. This week it's the Belkin Wemo range and Honeywell Lyric thermostat.

Jan 30, 2017

CES 2017: Chromecast Built-In Comes to Sony, JBL, Pioneer, Onkyo, More

As AV manufacturers like Harman JBL, Sony, Pioneer, Onkyo, Haier and Philips feature Chromecast built-in on their newest speakers and TVs, Samsung invents its own 'invisible connection.'

Jan 06, 2017

CE Public Company Stocks Up 22% in 2016

Among 48 publicly traded stocks engaged in the security, IoT, home automation and consumer electronics industries, 36 of them saw stock price increases. Which one topped the list with a 134% jump?

Jan 03, 2017

I’ve Seen the Future of Home Automation and it Starts with Google Now

AI is here: Google Assistant voice-control, coupled with Google Now, mixed with oodles of analytics, is a revelation for this smart-home reporter.

Dec 15, 2016

CES 2017: Voice Control for the Smart Home, and a Thread/Weave IoT Surprise? – UPDATE

Although they don’t have booths on the show floor, Google (Assistant), Amazon (Alexa) and Apple (Siri) will dominate IoT voice control at CES 2017. Plus: Thread and Weave home automation in the Google Home hub?

Dec 02, 2016

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Lowe’s, Google Tango Bring Augmented Reality to Home Improvement

Lowe's Vision app uses Google Tango technology to help customers visualize new products in their home. It's augmented reality for the home improvement market.

Nov 16, 2016