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$155 DEAL - GE’s New Smart Microwave with Scan-to-Cook, Alexa Voice Control

By Julie Jacobson · July 17, 2018 • New smart microwave from GE Appliances offered at $125 with free Amazon Echo Dot - just scan the box for automatic cooking, or 'add 30 seconds' with voice controls. And the GE guy in charge? Last name: Stover.

GE Appliances Launches SmartHome Solutions for Deep Learning of Major Appliances

By CE Pro Editors · December 15, 2017 • New SmartHome Solutions group within GE Appliances will use IoT connectivity, voice control and deep learning to better manage and enjoy kitchens and other key spaces.

Get Ready for Voice-Enabled Lights; GE is ‘First’ with Alexa Inside

By Julie Jacobson · December 7, 2016 • New C by GE lamp has Alexa Voice Services built in for voice-controlled home automation, but it would be cooler if it was a smart bulb instead.

GE to Produce Color-Changing LED Light Bulbs for HomeKit

By Rachel Cericola · June 3, 2015 • GE's smart bulbs will work with Apple's HomeKit smart home platform and feature its Align technology. The lighting can be automated based on sleep cycles, with brighter bluer tones in the morning and an amber light in the evening. With HomeKit, users can control the bulbs using Siri and link them to other connected home devices.

GE Link Breaks Smart Bulb Price Barriers with $15 ZigBee-Enabled LEDs

By Julie Jacobson · June 27, 2014 • Compatible with Quirky’s new Wink home automation hub, GE Link smart LED bulbs ($15 and up) communicate via ZigBee; Lutron ClearConnect wireless bulbs expected to later this year.

Lutron RF Could Disrupt Z-Wave in Low-Cost Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · April 7, 2014 • Lutron’s new Smart Bridge Pro brings apps, Internet connectivity to low-cost ClearConnect dimmers, thermostats, motorized shades, new GE smart bulbs.

Crestron Prodigy is Backbone for New Security Business

By Julie Jacobson · April 8, 2011 • Memphis-based Creative Media Systems bundles Crestron Prodigy with GE or DSC Security, bringing in up to $55 per month.

GE First with ZigBee Smart Energy Appliances

By Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2010 • GE Appliances & Lighting will introduce major appliances with built-in ZigBee technology for communication with smart meters and the smart grid, but they won't connect to the smart home ... yet.

CE GUI Designer Shows Interface for Smart Refrigerator

By Julie Jacobson · May 7, 2010 • Guifx, which began life as a home systems integrator, shows fridge/freezer interface at Embedded World; GE calls to learn more.