By Julie Jacobson · January 15, 2019 • Launched at CES 2019, Ring’s new low-voltage transformer adds IoT to old landscape lighting for control via home-automation app.
By Julie Jacobson · January 10, 2019 • Chinese home-automation giant Tuya powers more than 100 million smart-home products and is taking the U.S. IoT market by storm, starting at CES 2019.
By Julie Jacobson · January 9, 2019 • At CES 2019, Sensative shows flat “Strips” sensor with new 700 Series chipset, boasting 10-year battery life; Silicon Labs shows Z-Wave on Wireless Gecko.
By Julie Jacobson · January 8, 2019 • Bluetooth Mesh vies to become next big home-automation standard with new Smart Home SIG and application-layer development, backed by Xiaomi, Alibaba and 60 other IoT companies.
By Julie Jacobson · January 8, 2019 • Arlo chases Nest Secure, Ring Alarm, Samsung SmartThings, Wink, Amazon and other IoT giants with new security system and home automation 'SmartHub' with proprietary RF technology. Launches at CES 2019.
By CE Pro Editors · January 7, 2019 • Monster and Tuya Smart are co-creating a line of 'Monster Smart Powered by Tuya' smart home products, including home entertainment control and security system solutions.
By Julie Jacobson · January 6, 2019 • The IoT and home-automation standards have been pretty quiet around CES 2019, but Z-Wave, ZigBee, OCF (Iotivity), Thread, DECT ULE and others will be there -- some more conspicuous than others.
By Julie Jacobson · January 4, 2019 • In time for CES 2019, Legrand has the first smart lights certified for the Open Connectivity Foundation's (OCF) device-discovery and -connectivity standard via Samsung Artik.
By CE Pro Editors · January 4, 2019 • Smart-home tech might be hot, but almost half of broadband households don't want it ... unless it helps them save money, according to research from Parks Associates.
By Press Release · January 4, 2019 • In time for CES 2019, ZigBee Alliance and Thread Group complete Dotdot 1.0 home-automation spec to deliver ZigBee IoT standard over IP.
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 Jason Knott · December 28, 2018 • Whirlpool consumer study reveals improved efficiency and reduction in water usage, electrical usage, and waste are the most desired benefits from smart appliances.
By CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2018 • According to Parks Associates, U.S broadband households are starting to prefer using a smart speaker with built-in voice assistant tech to control smart home devices.
By By Russell Vail · December 14, 2018 • Cellular might seem more reliable than Internet for communications between alarm systems and central stations, but what happens when CDMA sunset kills millions of pro-monitored security systems?
By Julie Jacobson · December 14, 2018 • TodaySmoke Detective turns any smart phone or camera-enabled device into a smoke detector ... and other innovations in smoke, CO and fire safety at CES 2019.'s