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You Could Win $25K in FTC Contest for Best IoT Home Network Security Device

Federal Trade Commission’s ‘IoT Home Inspector Challenge’ will award $25,000 to the best technical tool to protect the security of a home IoT network.

Jason Knott · January 10, 2017

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

D&H Sees 77% Growth in IoT, 31% in TV Sales in 2016

Despite lackluster growth in other distribution areas, D&H is reporting skyrocketing growth in Internet of Things (IoT) and TV in 2016.

Chelsea Cafiero · December 12, 2016

President Elect Trump Has Unique Opportunity to Advance IoT, Says CTA

CTA white paper outlines specific policy recommendations for the incoming Trump administration in the effort to maximize IoT impact on economy and innovation.

Chelsea Cafiero · November 16, 2016

Legrand Launches ELIOT IoT Development Program

Legrand’s ELIOT program offers a purpose-built cloud, gateways for installed legacy offerings and innovative solutions comprised of IoT technologies. Legrand is joined by partners Amazon Alexa, Samsung and Cisco.

Tom LeBlanc · November 11, 2016

Global Caché: The ‘Glue’ of the Home Systems Industry

Small, nondescript products working behind the scenes generate bigger profit, seamless IoT solutions for home systems integrators.

Lisa Montgomery · October 31, 2016

Google Home, Assistant, Nest and Cast Present One Unified Smart Home Ecosystem

With the new Google Home hub and Google Assistant speech-recognition engine, plus integration with Nest IoT devices and audio/video via Cast, Google will rival Apple (Homekit) and Amazon (Alexa) in voice-controlled home automation.

Julie Jacobson · October 28, 2016

Home Automation and Cryptography Expert on DDoS Attack: Don’t Blame IoT

Blaming last week’s Internet outage on the rise of connected devices is just a convenient meme, says encryption expert Will Price, founder of the home automation provider Simple Control (Roomie Remote).

Julie Jacobson · October 24, 2016

Infographic: Millennials, GenX Biggest Adopters of Smart Home Devices

Study shows 56% of consumers who already own at least one connected device intend to buy more smart home products in the next year.

Chelsea Cafiero · October 14, 2016

Lighting Control Matures, Capitalizes on IoT Interest

One look at the commercial market makes it clear that lighting control and Internet of Things (IoT) are inherently intertwined, if not completely dependent on one another.

Robert Archer · October 13, 2016