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IFTTT Competitor and CEDIA Keynoter Stringify Kills Home Automation App

After acquisition, Comcast kills Stringify app, which is ‘much better’ than IFTTT as an if/then home-automation engine; company recommends IFTTT and Yonomi IoT platforms instead. [grumpy baby]

Julie Jacobson · April 09, 2019

Tuya at CES 2019: Biggest IoT Framework U.S. Has Never Heard Of

Chinese home-automation giant Tuya powers more than 100 million smart-home products and is taking the U.S. IoT market by storm, starting at CES 2019.

Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2019

8 Hot Smart-Home Trends Beyond Big TVs and Sound Systems

Beyond MicroLED TVs and stunning sound systems, CEDIA Expo 2018 showcased other smart-home trends including robotic patio umbrellas, multipurpose IoT sensors, and smart leak detection systems.

Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 2018

Hands On: Telguard’s Arlo Go Mobile Camera Goes Anywhere, Provides Dealer RMR

Selling Telguard’s Arlo Go all-wireless cameras is one of the few ways home-technology integrators can earn recurring revenue (RMR) on cellular service without selling back-up cellular for security systems.

Julie Jacobson · August 30, 2018

Somfy myLink Provides Voice Control and Expanded Integration

Voice control via an Amazon Alexa skill gives the myLink the ability to accept control commands like, ‘Alexa, turn the shades on.’

CE Pro Editors · August 16, 2018

Smart-Home Lessons from Diabetes Conference: Networks Matter, Regulation Thwarts Progress

Networking and smart-home veteran Michael Maniscalco shares insights from American Diabetes Association conference, bemoaning the lack of progress in integrating medical devices with home-automation, which could be a potential life saver.

Michael Maniscalco · October 27, 2017

T1D Diabetes IFTTT Project: Turn on Lights if Blood Glucose Levels are Critical

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) dad outlines DIY project utilizing NightScout, IFTTT, SmartThings and other IoT devices to enable a Dexcom constant glucose monitor to turn on lights when blood glucose reaches critical levels. #singfornicole

Michael Maniscalco · October 03, 2017

9 Interesting Home Automation Things You Might Have Missed at CEDIA

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson discovers little home automation products and features that were easy to miss at CEDIA 2017, including Global Cache’s potential as smart-home hub, and good news on Nest API.

Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2017

URC’s New Home Automation Drivers: IFTTT, Push-Notifications, Oppo, Wemo, More

In time for CEDIA 2017, URC Total Control is one of the first pro-oriented home-automation systems to support IFTTT; Other new integrations include push notifications, Belkin Wemo, Oppo Blu-ray, and virtually anything that can issue an IP command.

Julie Jacobson · July 27, 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