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CEDIA and Icontrol Co-Founder Chris Stevens is Key Exec in Jim Clark’s CommandScape

CEDIA and Icontrol co-founder Chris Stevens is a key executive of CommandScape, the new high-end home-automation and building-control system from Netscape founder Jim Clark. Two ADT alums also involved.

Julie Jacobson · August 23, 2017

CommandScape is High-End, Cybersecure Home-Automation System from Netscape Founder Jim Clark

Cybersecurity at core of CommandScape, a building-management and home-automation manufacturer launched by Netscape founder Jim Clark, and run by former ADT exec. Don Boerema.

Julie Jacobson · August 22, 2017

Eero Cozies Up to Channel with PoE and Remote Network Management

CEDIA 2017: Eero’s new PoE adapter facilitates ceiling-mounted Wi-Fi installs; remote networking management software lets pros monitor clients’ smart homes from one dashboard.

Julie Jacobson · August 22, 2017

Earth Networks to Spin Off Whisker Labs as Independent Company

Whisker Labs’ sensing and software analytics platform taps the electrical network to connect all appliances in a home, delivering real-time power usage data to consumers.

CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2017

CEDIA Find: HiberSense Uses Sensors, Predictive Analytics for Smart Vents, Motorized Dampers

Unlike earlier “smart vents,” HiberSense uses a series of sensors and predictive analytics to control temperatures in individual rooms; launches in-room motorized dampers for climate control at CEDIA 2017.

Julie Jacobson · August 17, 2017

CEDIA Q&A: CUJO Brings Unique IoT Network Security to San Diego

CUJO’s mission is to protect homes and users against the growing threats of home hacking. See the IoT security solution at CEDIA 2017 in booth #739.

CE Pro Editors · August 17, 2017

Failed Firmware Update Takes Down 500 LockState Smart Locks

Smart lock vendor LockState accidentally bricks its own locks through a failed automatic firmware update. More than 500 customers using model 6000i RemoteLocks were impacted.

Steve Karantzoulidis · August 16, 2017

Will.i.am and Wink’s First Z-Wave Devices: A Shift in Smart-Home Strategy?

FCC filings reveal Wink Labs, the home-automation developer recently acquired by will.i.am (i.am+), is making its own Z-Wave security peripherals for the first time — after years of handing that business to third-party IoT device makers.

Julie Jacobson · August 06, 2017

We Need to Talk about Cybersecurity for Older, Unsupported IoT Devices

How do we continue to secure a smart home after manufacturers discontinue support for older home-automation hubs, smart TVs, connected lights and other IoT devices? Krika’s Bruno Napoli weighs in.

Julie Jacobson · August 02, 2017

Wink Acquired by Black Eyed Peas Rapper will.i.am … Yes, Really

Smart-home platform and Quirky spin-off Wink has a new owner: musician and tech entrepreneur will.i.am.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 28, 2017