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Samsung Promotes HDMI 2.1, Big Screens, New Features As 2019 4K, 8K TV Lineup Hits Retail

TV features making their Samsung debut include HDMI 2.1 capabilities, sound that automatically compensates for room acoustics and viewing distance, the Apple TV app, and more.

Joe Palenchar · March 29, 2019

Samsung Aggressively Supporting IoT, AI, and 5G

At CES 2019, Samsung announced it is strengthening its presence in several growing technologies in the hopes of making Connected Living a reality.

Robert Archer · January 10, 2019

8 Hot Smart-Home Trends Beyond Big TVs and Sound Systems

Beyond MicroLED TVs and stunning sound systems, CEDIA Expo 2018 showcased other smart-home trends including robotic patio umbrellas, multipurpose IoT sensors, and smart leak detection systems.

Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 2018

Integrate Crestron with SmartThings, Including ZigBee, Z-Wave: Free Github Code

Upgrade SmartThings DIY customers to Crestron pro home automation … or add ZigBee and Z-Wave to existing Crestron smart-home systems with free, updated integration code on github.

Julie Jacobson · September 24, 2018

New Samsung SmartThings Wifi Melds Home Automation Hub with Plume Mesh Wi-Fi

‘Next iteration’ of Samsung Connect Home is full-fledged SmartThings hub with ZigBee and Z-Wave, plus mesh Wi-Fi from Plume, featuring ‘AI-based network optimization.’ New $15 ZigBee home-automation ‘Button’ launched.

Julie Jacobson · August 13, 2018

CES 2018: 10 New Smart Home & IoT Devices + Their Prospects for Success

CES 2018 Innovation Awards include usual smart-home winners like Nest, Ring and Arlo, but also interesting newbies boasting AI, security, home automation, lighting control and more. Will they make it?

Julie Jacobson · November 24, 2017

DIY Security, Home Automation: What’s a Pro to Do?

Here’s the reality of DIY security and home automation, with some research and musings by Rodney Bosch of CE Pro’s sister publication Security Sales & Integration.

Rodney Bosch · November 07, 2017

$40 SmartThings Link Turns Nvidia Shield into ZigBee & Z-Wave Home Automation System

4K media streamer Nvidia Shield becomes ZigBee and Z-Wave home automation hub with $40 SmartThings Link. Voice control via Google Assistant.

Julie Jacobson · October 26, 2017

T1D Diabetes IFTTT Project: Turn on Lights if Blood Glucose Levels are Critical

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) dad outlines DIY project utilizing NightScout, IFTTT, SmartThings and other IoT devices to enable a Dexcom constant glucose monitor to turn on lights when blood glucose reaches critical levels. #singfornicole

Michael Maniscalco · October 03, 2017

Best of DIY and Pro: UL-Listed Security Hub with SmartThings Inside, Monitored by ADT, Built on 2GIG

Best Buy to sell new 2GIG-based security panel with Samsung SmartThings home-automation hub inside, including ZigBee, Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, security-sensor, and cellular radios. Presumably UL-listed for fire and life safety, with no-contract monitoring by ADT.

Julie Jacobson · October 02, 2017