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A Google Home First: Local Integration with GE Smart Bulbs via BLE – No Network Needed*

If you guessed Google’s first stab at local home-automation might involve ZigBee, Z-Wave or Thread + Weave … you would be wrong. Google announces local integration via BLE with GE smart bulbs, along with a new protocol for pairing and control.

Julie Jacobson · October 09, 2018

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

The first-ever in-depth CE Pro research reveals profit, pricing, scale and popular elements in lighting control installations.

Jason Knott · June 14, 2018

Patents: Home Automation Leader Crestron Invents a Smarter Smart Bulb

Crestron patent application describes a smart bulb with an integrated on/off mechanism, so users can turn the lamp “off” locally but still control via app or home automation. Is it practical?

Julie Jacobson · June 16, 2017