Ikea is Trialing a New Energy Monitoring Feature for Its Smart Home Network

The new Energy Insights feature will be piloted in Sweden initially before being scaled up for sale and deployment into international markets.

May 15, 2024

Matter Update 1.3 Adds Energy Monitoring, Better Automations to Protocol

Scenes and command batching arrive in the latest update, allowing multiple devices synchronize more unanimously for whole-house automations.

May 14, 2024

Aqara M3 Matter Hub

The newest smart home hub solution from Aqara is M3 Matter Hub. According to the company, the smart-home hub prioritizes privacy and the ability to maximize the capabilities of smart-home devices to allow these products to operate independently of an

May 08, 2024

Yale Approach, Keypad Locks Provide a Retrofit-Friendly Option for Rental Properties

Yale Home has announced its Yale Approach and Yale Keypad products, which are designed to install simply and quickly to enable DIYers and integrators to address a range of access control environments.

Apr 11, 2024

2024 Trends and Predictions for the Smart Lock Market

Nick English traces the progression of smart locks over the past year to see exactly what 2024 has in store for the tech category.

Feb 13, 2024

Aqara’s M3 Hub is a Matter Controller With Support for Multiple Communication Protocols

The M3 expands the Aqara ecosystem with its ability to connect and manage the growing number of Matter devices from Aqara and third-party brands.

Jan 10, 2024