By Julie Jacobson · December 31, 2018 • 2018 was big for mergers, acquisitions, IPOs, spinoffs, and other transactions in home electronics, including IoT, smart home, lighting, security, audio/video, wellness and the installer channel.
By Lisa Montgomery · November 28, 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.
By Andrew Nichols · November 9, 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.
By Julie Jacobson · July 13, 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.
By Advertorial · March 13, 2018 • FIBARO is a leading manufacturer of residential IoT solutions, engineering innovative smart home devices.
By Jason Knott · January 26, 2018 • Fibaro launches 'Works with Fibaro' IoT integration program for its Home Center 2 smart home control system for integrators only. Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice control also added
By Julie Jacobson · January 5, 2018 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson presents the Ultimate Preview of CES 2018 in 91 pages of Powerpoint slides, with products, trends, links and insights on home automation, A/V, IoT, energy, lighting, AI, security, networking and related smart-home categories.
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)
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.
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)
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.
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.
By Robert Archer · January 22, 2015 • The European home automation company has announced its new version 4.0 software.
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.
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