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Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are “the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net.”

Julie Jacobson · April 26, 2019

Review: Kwikset Convert Z-Wave Smart Lock is Ideal for Retrofit, Rentals

Kwikset Convert is a Z-Wave connected smart lock that replaces an interior deadbolt but uses the existing exterior lock hardware.

CE Pro Editors · April 02, 2019

Injured U.S. Army Sergeant Caleb Brewer Honored With Specially Adapted Smart Home

The Gary Sinise Foundation worked with local integration firm JL Automation to create the perfect smart home for disabled war veteran Caleb Brewer and his family.

CE Pro Editors · March 28, 2019

Apple Acquires Patents From Defunct Smart Security Start-Up Lighthouse AI

Is it possible Apple is looking to use Lighthouse AI’s visual authentication, monitoring and depth-sensing patents to create its own surveillance camera?

Steve Karantzoulidis · March 08, 2019

Resideo Offers Sneak Peek of New Honeywell Home Ecosystem at CES 2019

Honeywell Home ecosystem from Resideo will roll out over the next 2 years with Z-Wave/Wi-Fi/cellular-communicating touchpanels, motion sensors, video capture, flood detection, and combination smoke/CO detector.

Jason Knott · January 11, 2019

Tuya at CES 2019: Biggest IoT Framework U.S. Has Never Heard Of

Chinese home-automation giant Tuya powers more than 100 million smart-home products and is taking the U.S. IoT market by storm, starting at CES 2019.

Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2019

The Very First Z-Wave 700 Series Home-Automation Product

At CES 2019, Sensative shows flat “Strips” sensor with new 700 Series chipset, boasting 10-year battery life; Silicon Labs shows Z-Wave on Wireless Gecko.

Julie Jacobson · January 09, 2019

Arlo Launches New Security, Home Automation Hub with Proprietary ArloRF

Arlo chases Nest Secure, Ring Alarm, Samsung SmartThings, Wink, Amazon and other IoT giants with new security system and home automation ‘SmartHub’ with proprietary RF technology. Launches at CES 2019.

Julie Jacobson · January 08, 2019

Where are all the Home Automation Standards at CES 2019?

The IoT and home-automation standards have been pretty quiet around CES 2019, but Z-Wave, ZigBee, OCF (Iotivity), Thread, DECT ULE and others will be there — some more conspicuous than others.

Julie Jacobson · January 06, 2019

Top 2018 Home Tech Mergers & Acquisitions: IoT, Security, Smart Home, A/V, CE

2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.

Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018