By Julie Jacobson · June 22, 2018 • Report says Amazon is contemplating selling homeowners insurance alongside robots, security, home automation and other IoT devices. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · June 18, 2018 • AmTrust's innovative TapSafe IoT initiative has Fing scan networks for connected devices, and then offers smart-home warranties and tech-support on-the-fly based on risk-assessment profiles.
By Julie Jacobson · May 30, 2018 • Exploiting Whisker Labs' machine-learning heritage, the Ting IoT device plugs into any wall outlet, detecting electromagnet anomalies across the entire electrical network, and warning homeowners of potential arcs and faults that could lead to dangerous fires. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018 • The impact of IoT and smart-home technology on the insurance industry – for risk assessment, loss mitigation, and customer engagement – will be a key theme at Parks Associates’ Connections Conference 2018.
By Julie Jacobson · October 16, 2017 • The security and home-automation industries grapple with new technologies and business models today and in the near future -- insurtech, closed vs. open ecosystems, and cloud vs. local integration, to name a few.
By Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2017 • Nest Secure, a new UL-listed DIY security and home automation system with professional monitoring by MONI, seems humdrum until you consider implications for IoT protocols Thread and Weave, as well as smart-home installers and the insurance industry (insurtech). (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Chelsea Cafiero · September 14, 2017 • Consumers' excitement about smart-home tech could give insurance providers a new opportunity to gain customers, reduce claims and develop new revenue streams.
By Julie Jacobson · July 20, 2017 • How insurance (insurtech) and other industries are keeping customers engaged through smart-home technologies, remote IoT services, product warranties and client communications. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · June 12, 2017 • Attorney Ken Kirschenbaum suggests security dealers and other service-oriented businesses request these statistics to select the best E&O insurance provider.
By Julie Jacobson · October 21, 2016 • Speaking at Azione Unlimited fall conference, home-building expert Tim Costello wondered aloud about the possibility of builders mining IoT data from home automation and other residential technologies. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Julie Jacobson · April 15, 2016 • Nest finally bricks ill-fated Revolv home automation hub. World damns Tony Fadell, IoT, Google, Alphabet, the cloud, greed and the inability to control landscape lighting, but there are bigger lessons to be learned. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)