All In Home Automation
‘Next iteration’ of Samsung Connect Home is full-fledged SmartThings hub with ZigBee and Z-Wave, plus mesh Wi-Fi from Plume, featuring ‘AI-based network optimization.’ New $15 ZigBee home-automation ‘Button’ launched.
Julie Jacobson · August 13, 2018
Nice Group acquires Fibaro (Fibar Group S.A.), popular maker of Z-Wave sensors and smart-home hubs, shortly after acquiring Abode, a DIY security and home-automation company with professionally monitored alarm systems.
Julie Jacobson · July 13, 2018
New Savant Central Management and Savant Studio let dealers ditch the computer for programming and manage all their home-automation projects and clients in one cloud-based portal.
Julie Jacobson · June 29, 2018
Buchan Consulting integrated an old hardwired Lutron HomeWorks system with new Z-Wave lighting and controllers to create one seamless Elan home-automation system for the guy who designed the iconic ‘Attack from Mars’ pinball machine.
Julie Jacobson · June 28, 2018
On Shrek, Costco, sous vide, insurance, DIY, older people, and other engaging subjects shared among the who’s who of IoT at Parks Associates’ Connections Conference 2018.
Julie Jacobson · June 01, 2018
Malibu Wired’s new Control4 Certified Showroom on swanky Sunset Blvd. opens with brighter colors, open concept and hands-on displays. The company joins 70 other dealers with an open house on May 31 for #C4Yourself day.
Jason Knott · May 31, 2018
Z-Wave Alliance says home-automation “hack” reported last week is rehash of 2013 “threat,” and less of a flaw than a “conscious decision.”
Julie Jacobson · May 28, 2018
Off the track, NASCAR racer Denny Hamlin relaxes in his 30,000-square-foot North Carolina pad, packed with play spaces like a simulated golf course, basketball court and home theater, all controlled with an Elan home automation system.
Andrew Nichols · March 19, 2018
Loxone constructs 7,500-square-foot smart home in Media, Pa., to showcase its affordable ‘autopilot living’ home automation and full 160-device ecosystem.
Jason Knott · February 23, 2018
At ISE 2018, Control4 introduces most affordable smart-home controller yet: CA-1 with Wi-Fi, ZigBee, optional Z-Wave targets production-home builders.
Julie Jacobson · February 05, 2018