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Apple HomePod Speaker Debuts, But Is It Too Late?

Targeting Sonos and Amazon Alexa, Apple HomePod aims to reinvent home music with $349 quality voice-controlled home audio speaker that also controls all HomeKit-connected devices.

Jason Knott · June 05, 2017

Yale’s Assure Lock SL Electronic Deadbolt Works with Smart-Home Systems

Yale Assure Lock SL integrates into security systems from companies like Alarm.com, ADT, Honeywell and Qolsys, as well as smart-home systems like Samsung’s SmartThings and Wink.

Robert Archer · April 24, 2017

Builder to Push Apple HomeKit Home Automation to 47,000 Homes

Brookfield Residential offers Lutron smart-home devices, Honeywell thermostats and voice control through Apple Siri.

CE Pro Editors · February 24, 2017

Leviton Decora Lighting Control Compatible with Apple HomeKit

At CES 2017, Leviton announced its new Decora in-wall dimmers and switchers are Apple HomeKit enabled.

Robert Archer · January 16, 2017

IoT Loose Ends: Alarm.com, Icontrol, Comcast, Vivint, Qolsys, FTC and the Smart-Home Landscape

FTC scrutinizes acquisition of Icontrol by Alarm.com and Comcast; Vivint Smart Home cries foul; Who knew Alarm.com owned Zendo and a chunk of Qolsys?; and who are the IoT competitors these days?

Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2016

12 Smart-Home Predictions for 2017: VR, Voice, Sound, Homekit, More

How will we see virtual reality, voice control, Apple HomeKit, video steaming and immersive sound evolve in the next year? 12 home-tech pros, some dealers and some manufacturers, offer predictions for 2017.

Chelsea Cafiero · December 23, 2016

Fibaro Has First Flood Sensor Available in Apple HomeKit

Fibaro releases an Apple HomeKit-enabled product line of sensors, including the first-ever flood sensor on HomeKit, as well as a motion sensor and door/window sensor.

Chelsea Cafiero · December 15, 2016

Honeywell Lyric T-Series Thermostat Designed with Installers in Mind

Honeywell’s Lyric T6 Pro Wi-Fi thermostat is designed to install quickly and easily.

Robert Archer · November 02, 2016

Apple Announces Dedicated Home App for iOS 10

With Apple’s new Home app for iOS 10, all smart home devices supporting HomeKit will be one swipe away. The app also includes new categories of gadgets such as surveillance cameras.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 14, 2016

August Home Releases New Doorbell Cam Supporting Apple HomeKit

August Home’s new doorbell camera will support Apple HomeKit, the new Home app as well as Siri voice commands.

CE Pro Editors · June 14, 2016