Houzz Survey: Outdoor Security Having a ‘Major Moment’

Annual Houzz survey shows security a top tech during remodeling, home assistants purchased by one in four remodelers.

Jun 05, 2019

Resideo Acquires Buoy Labs, Adds Smart Leak Detection to Portfolio

Resideo's acquisition of Buoy Labs gives the company access to Buoy Labs' smart home software that can send alerts about potential leaks and shut off the water automatically.

Mar 28, 2019

11 Smart-Home Vendors to Present Elevator Pitches at CEDIA Expo 2018 TechBites

Which one of these 11 companies will showcase the most innovative smart-home and audio/video products at CEDIA Expo 2018 as part of inaugural TechBites reveal?

Jul 26, 2018

2GIG Builds a Better Water Leak Sensor, Nortek Claims

Nortek says 2GIG Water Leak Detector is the first to provide dual-source protection against water leaks and flooding.

Jun 26, 2018

Eyeing Smart-Home and IoT, Foxconn Acquires Linksys, Belkin, Wemo and Phyn Brands

Aiming to tap into the smart home market, Taiwanese giant Foxconn Interconnect Technology buys Belkin Int'l, including Belkin wiring/power, Linksys networking, Wemo IoT and Phyn water-management brands, for $866 million.

Mar 29, 2018

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When Weather Data and Home Automation Collide

Use Internet weather data or personal weather stations to shunt the sprinklers, shut the windows, retract the screen doors or heat the home just right.

Mar 09, 2018