All In Z-Wave
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
ADT reports 6% revenue boost and 73% of all new customers opt for ADT Pulse smart home automation. Pigeonholes Google, Amazon DIY security offerings as suitable for ‘renters.’
Jason Knott · August 10, 2018
Honeywell’s DIY system features an integrated 1080p wide-angle HD camera with night vision, 145-degree viewing, and facial recognition.
CE Pro Editors · August 02, 2018
Nice Group acquires Fibaro (Fibar Group S.A.), popular maker of Z-Wave sensors and smart-home hubs, shortly after acquiring Abode, a DIY security and home-automation company with professionally monitored alarm systems.
Julie Jacobson · July 13, 2018
Buchan Consulting integrated an old hardwired Lutron HomeWorks system with new Z-Wave lighting and controllers to create one seamless Elan home-automation system for the guy who designed the iconic ‘Attack from Mars’ pinball machine.
Julie Jacobson · June 28, 2018
Z-Wave Alliance says home-automation “hack” reported last week is rehash of 2013 “threat,” and less of a flaw than a “conscious decision.”
Julie Jacobson · May 28, 2018