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Insurance, the Smart Home, and the Business of Keeping Customers Engaged

How insurance (insurtech) and other industries are keeping customers engaged through smart-home technologies, remote IoT services, product warranties and client communications.

Julie Jacobson · July 20, 2017

ZigBee PRO 2017 Spec Operates in Simultaneous Multi-Band Mesh Networks

ZigBee PRO 2017 mesh IoT network spec operates in 800-900MHz and 2.4GHz frequency bands simultaneously, enabling signals to penetrate concrete walls more easily.

Jason Knott · June 21, 2017

Whisker Labs Sensor Widens IoT Energy Management Possibilities

Whisker Labs’s low-voltage sensor identifies electrical signatures, enabling integrators to earn RMR from energy management of every device in a smart home.

Jason Knott · April 14, 2017

ADT Pulse Smart Home Automation Reaches 2 Million Customers

ADT Pulse smart home automation system surpasses its 2 millionth customer. Pulse 8.0 revamped design due out this spring.

Jason Knott · April 06, 2017

Z-Wave Smart-Home Devices Just Got a Security Mandate

The Z-Wave Alliance will now require mandatory implementation of the new Security 2 (S2) framework.

Chelsea Cafiero · April 06, 2017

Cybersecurity Checklist Tool for Integrators Unveiled by CTA

New Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Connected Home Security Checklist Tool details proper cybersecurity protocols for installing Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

CE Pro Editors · March 23, 2017

Target Seriously Upgrades Its IoT Retail Presence

Target renovates its Open House store in San Francisco with more interactive displays and more smart home products. The store also collects qualitative and quantitative data on engagement levels by shoppers.

Jason Knott · February 17, 2017

Smart Home Startup Aimed at Renters Signs Nest, Revolv Execs to Board

Former Nest and Revolv executives join IOTAS, a Portland smart home startup targeting the elusive rental market.

Chelsea Cafiero · February 10, 2017

Remodeling Is Hot: Global Caché Products Can Help You Break Into Retrofit Market

Consumers are increasingly adopting and integrating IoT devices into their homes, with statistics from Cisco forecasting the number of IoT devices to reach 50 billion by 2020.

Lisa Montgomery · February 09, 2017

FCC Threatens to Invoke Mandatory Cybersecurity Testing

FCC issues a white paper warning the commercial IoT industry that it had better address cybersecurity risks with testing, authentication safeguards and best practices or manufacturers will face extreme government interaction… and soon!

Jason Knott · January 26, 2017