All In Z-Wave
New Smart Home Platform Drives the Battery-Powered IoT Device Trend
CE Pro Editors · December 12, 2018
Mass-market DIY home automation systems work for production homes, but should be deployed with ‘white-glove’ service, and supported after the fact: ‘Connected Home’ panel with DR Horton and KB Homes
Rodney Bosch · December 12, 2018
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
Lowe’s to exit ‘under-performing, non-core’ home automation business by finding a buyer for its Iris Smart Home business.
Jason Knott · November 26, 2018
CES 2019 Smart Home Finds: A new Rachio competitor, an AI-driven camera “police have been asking for,” IAQ and lighting solutions for wellness, and a self-learning home automation systems that hit every buzzword in the IoT playbook.
Andrew Nichols · November 09, 2018
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
Equipped with artificial intelligence, integration capability, water leak and water valve controllers give pros a new product category to pursue.
Lisa Montgomery · September 18, 2018
Selling Telguard’s Arlo Go all-wireless cameras is one of the few ways home-technology integrators can earn recurring revenue (RMR) on cellular service without selling back-up cellular for security systems.
Julie Jacobson · August 30, 2018
‘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
The rumor mill is reaching peak production this week, as Apple bolsters its mesh networking by joining Thread Group.
Andrew Nichols · August 10, 2018