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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

Somfy Showcases Native Zigbee 3.0 Connected Shades and Curtains at CES 2019

Set to release in the second quarter of 2019, Somfy’s Zigbee 3.0 TaHoma gateway hub can customize and automate motorized shades.

CE Pro Editors · January 04, 2019

ZigBee, Thread Complete Dotdot 1.0 Home Automation Spec for CES 2019

In time for CES 2019, ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group complete Dotdot 1.0 home-automation spec to deliver ZigBee IoT standard over IP.

CE Pro Editors · January 03, 2019

Universal Electronics to Debut Nevo Butler Smart Home Hub at CES

UEI Nevo Butler voice control device combined with ‘Works with QuickSet’ program aimed at enabling broad third-party interoperability.

CE Pro Editors · January 03, 2019

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

LeakSmart Brings New Market Opportunity with Smart Leak Detection to CEDIA Expo 2018

LeakSmart water detection system is simple add-on service for integrators, with potential RMR opportunity and third-party control. CEDIA Expo booth 1400.

CE Pro Editors · September 04, 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