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Next-Generation Z-Wave 700 Launches on the Silicon Labs Wireless Gecko Platform

New Smart Home Platform Drives the Battery-Powered IoT Device Trend

CE Pro Editors · December 12, 2018

DR Horton, KB Homes: How Big Production Builders Deploy Smart-Home Technology Today

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

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

Lowe’s Ditches Iris, Looks to Exit Smart Home Business

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 Preview: 9 Smart Home, IoT, Security and Wellness Co’s. You Never Heard of

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

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

The Smartest Water Leak Detectors at CEDIA Expo 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

Hands On: Telguard’s Arlo Go Mobile Camera Goes Anywhere, Provides Dealer RMR

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

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

Apple Joins Mesh Networking Group Thread as HomeKit Rumors Swirl

The rumor mill is reaching peak production this week, as Apple bolsters its mesh networking by joining Thread Group.

Andrew Nichols · August 10, 2018