By Julie Jacobson · June 19, 2017 • Richmond Capital acquires SmartLabs, owner of Insteon mesh-networking home-automation technology, and Smarthome, leading home-technology retailer; plans serious investment in IoT hardware and software.
By Julie Jacobson · October 5, 2015 • More DIY-focused security and home automation companies are reaching out to home tech pros at CEDIA Expo 2015: MivaTek, Netatmo, Insteon, Lucis, Smanos and more.
By CE Pro Editors · September 29, 2015 • From Samsung’s SmartThings to Philips’ Hue, the Echo Bluetooth speaker from Amazon can already control a wealth of home automation devices. Now it has added Insteon to the list.
By Rachel Cericola · March 23, 2015 • Insteon Wireless Thermostat works with duct dampers, coordinates with sensors to prevent AC from escaping, triggers ceiling fans to circulate conditioned air, integrates with line voltage systems and more.
By Julie Jacobson · December 16, 2014 • Led by Nest, Thread Group adds 43 members, mostly start-ups and chip makers, also a handful of established home automation players. Insteon, Jasco and Tyco could move the needle.
By Rachel Cericola · December 11, 2014 • Insteon Hub features include lighting control, camera monitoring and schedule creation.
By Julie Jacobson · July 16, 2014 • In May, Microsoft announced Insteon as its first modern-day home automation partner. Now Insteon has added Microsoft's Cortana voice recognition engine to its Windows 8.1 phone app.
By Julie Jacobson · June 30, 2014 • The original $99 Staples Connect home automation hub by Linksys drops to $49, with a new $79 option from D-Link coming with ZigBee and Bluetooth; Win 8 and Samsung TV apps added to platform.
By Julie Jacobson · May 15, 2014 • Microsoft selects Insteon smart home devices and RF/powerline technology for its "retail entry into the connected home market;" funds development of Insteon smart home app for Windows 8 devices.
By Julie Jacobson · March 25, 2014 • Insteon and other home automation providers have announced Nest integration, but the applications are unauthorized except for Control4's. What happens if Nest changes its software?
By Julie Jacobson · August 14, 2013 • Z-Wave joins Insteon and X10 as supported protocols for Perceptive Automation's Indigo 6 OS X-based home automation software.
By Rachel Cericola · June 24, 2013 • Insteon has introduced its Keypad Dimmer with dual-band technology, allowing users to control remotely control lights and appliances via traditional powerline and RF.
By Julie Jacobson · March 15, 2013 • Are smart bulbs and sockets the best approach for lighting control? We have pros and cons plus 13 products implementing WiFi/Internet of Things, 6LoWPAN, ZigBee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth.
By Rachel Cericola · June 20, 2012 • Insteon's LED Bulb offers dimmable remote control using compatible iOS and Android apps.
By Julie Jacobson · March 7, 2012 • JDS Technologies, the grandaddy of DIY and pro-friendly home automation, introduces $499 HomeRunner RBI for folks with rich GUI dreams and small pocketbooks.