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Motorola Licensee Binatone Introduces FOCUS73 Wi-Fi Security Camera

By Robert Archer · June 1, 2015 • Designed for residential applications, the Motorola FOCUS73 outdoor Wi-Fi security camera can be used by homeowners to monitor their properties. Its features include 2.4 Ghz FHSS wireless technology, infrared night vision and motion detection triggered recording. It connects to the internet via LAN cable and works with the Hubble app.

Verizon Drops DIY Security/Home Automation Initiative

By Julie Jacobson · February 10, 2014 • Verizon Home Monitoring and Control, a $10/month home automation and security offering for DIYs, has has been discontinued; platform partner 4Home by Motorola is gone.

8 Products to See at CES 2013 Just for Fun

By Julie Jacobson · December 24, 2012 • Many CE Pros attend International CES just for fun, seeking cool and nerdy stuff just for themselves. Check these out at CES 2013.

Motorola Brings ‘Smart Actions’ to Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · January 11, 2012 • The 4Home home automation platform now tightly integrates with Motorola Mobility, including new Smart Actions rules engine.

Verizon Home Monitoring and Control Starts at $9.99/month

By Julie Jacobson · July 19, 2011 • Basic home automation package enables remote monitoring and control of cameras, Z-Wave lights and door locks; energy management costs extra.

Motorola, Honeywell Developing Turnkey ‘Connected Home’ System

By Julie Jacobson · June 16, 2011 • Security and home automation system uses Honeywell alarm panels and Motorola's 4Home automation platform; Offered to MSOs and telcos, service will compete with iControl and Alarm.com.

Who Are These ‘Strategic Partners’ Funding Control4?

By Julie Jacobson · February 9, 2011 • Some $25M is coming from new, strategic investors that presumably will embed the Control4 OS into their CE devices. And by the way, Motorola did not buy Control4 in December as reported elsewhere.

What did Motorola Buy? Demo of 4Home Automation

By Julie Jacobson · December 21, 2010 • 4Home founder James Hunter demonstrates the home automation, energy management, remote diagnostics and related features of the 4Home system recently acquired by Motorola.