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Verizon’s LTE SmartHub Goes All-Cellular for Internet and Home Automation, Unike FiOS Quantum

By Julie Jacobson · May 25, 2017 • It's complicated: New SmartHub from Verizon Wireless is an LTE cellular router with Z-Wave home automation capabilities – completely different from the FiOS Quantum gateway powered by Greenwave. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Fibaro Has First Flood Sensor Available in Apple HomeKit

By Chelsea Cafiero · December 15, 2016 • Fibaro releases an Apple HomeKit-enabled product line of sensors, including the first-ever flood sensor on HomeKit, as well as a motion sensor and door/window sensor.

ISC West 2016: The Latest in Smart Doorbell Cameras and How they Integrate with Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · March 30, 2016 • Vivint sets records for video doorbell, Nortek unveils first doorbell cam, August and Ring work with ADT Canopy, Honeywell teams with Skybell, DoorBird integrates with Control4 home automation ... and more smart-doorbell news for ISC West 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

CES 2016: Fibaro Dimmer 2 Adds Control, Dimming to Any Light Switch Via Z-Wave

By Rachel Cericola · January 8, 2016 • Announced at CES 2016, the Dimmer 2 controls and calibrates lighting and wirelessly connects to Fibaro smart hubs and third-party devices.

Z-Wave Climber Survives Nepal Earthquake, Everest Avalanche

By Julie Jacobson · April 27, 2015 • Mountain climber Mariusz Malkowski from Sigma Designs controlled his smart home from Mt. Everest recently to promote the Z-Wave Alliance. He is now safe after the devastating avalanche triggered by Nepal's earthquake.

Fibar Group Updates Fibaro Home Center Software

By Robert Archer · January 22, 2015 • The European home automation company has announced its new version 4.0 software.

Q&A: Fibaro Details the Functions of the ‘World’s Smallest’ Security Sensor

By Jason Knott · November 25, 2014 • Fibaro USA's Rich Bira reviews the vital intermingling between home automation and security systems, as well as how integrators can use its golf-ball-sized Multi-Sensor to detect light, motion, temperature and even earthquakes.

Security, Home Automation, Wearables Dominate CES Unveiled

By Julie Jacobson · November 18, 2014 • Withings’ smart camera with facial recognition; Fibaro’s ultimate home automation sensor; Bragi's super-smart earbuds; LG's NFC-enabled washer/dryer ... and more from CES Unveiled

French Telecom Giant Orange Launches €10/month DIY Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · November 7, 2014 • Vera/Mios anchors Homelive home automation kit from French telecom giant Orange, which also includes peripherals from Fibaro and Aeon Labs.

Fibaro Adds HDMI Switching to Home Automation via HDAnywhere

By CE Pro Editors · November 7, 2014 • 4K-capable HDBaseT switchers from HDanywhere now integrate with Fibaro home automation systems.

A Networking Pro Rediscovers Z-Wave…and Really, Really Likes it

By Bjorn Jensen · November 7, 2014 • CE Pro contributor and networking pro Bjorn Jensen of WhyReboot revisits Z-Wave for the first time in a long time, pleasantly surprised by its progress; admires new Kwikset lock for paranoid people and Fibaro's colorful home automation devices.

Fibaro UK Opens New Home Automation Markets for Custom Installers

By Dan Sait · June 12, 2014 • Already successful in countries such as Poland, Fibaro’s affordable and easy to install approach is now available to UK Custom Installers

7 Smart Home/Smart Sensor Videos to Watch Before CES 2014

By Julie Jacobson · January 7, 2014 • Want a glimpse of home automation in 2014 and beyond? Here are some videos demonstrating new companies and technologies for the smart home, including lots and lots of sensors

CES 2014 Hidden Gem: Fibaro Z-Wave Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · December 20, 2013 • Fibaro's Z-Wave fire/smoke detector could give Nest a run. Also showing at CES 2014: clever Z-Wave flood detector, gesture pad, SIP server.