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
By Julie Jacobson · August 13, 2018 • ‘Next iteration’ of Samsung Connect Home is full-fledged SmartThings hub with ZigBee and Z-Wave, plus mesh Wi-Fi from Plume, featuring ‘AI-based network optimization.’ New $15 ZigBee home-automation 'Button' launched.
By CE Pro Editors · June 26, 2018 • Nortek says 2GIG Water Leak Detector is the first to provide dual-source protection against water leaks and flooding.
By Julie Jacobson · April 12, 2018 • ISC West 2018: SnapAV pitches OvrC to alarm dealers, a smart lock for newlyweds, neat fire-protection system that could spawn a category ... and more security and home automation from Vegas.
By Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2018 • ISC West 2018 teems with new security and home-automation products highlighting trends in video surveillance & analtyics, AI-enabled alarm sensors, assisted-DIY solutions and more. CE Pro's Julie Jacobson has it here.
By Julie Jacobson · March 30, 2018 • Sonos patent application describes how biometric data like perspiration, pulse or tone of voice could inform an audio system to play music or other content that is most conducive to the listener's well being. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Robert Archer · January 4, 2017 • Roost's latest Smart Sensor (RSW-200) detects home problems such as water leaks, humidity, and cold and hot temperature extremes.
By Robert Archer · November 3, 2016 • Top Greener's new DWHOS Humidity Sensor and Motion Detector Switch and TU21548A Dual Port USB Charger Outlet Receptacle blend into the background and augment the daily activities of homeowners.
By Julie Jacobson · January 3, 2014 • Startup Kiwi to show wearable badge and if/then engine that illustrates the future of sensor-driven, cloud-enabled home automation.
By Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2013 • Sensors on the toilet seat? Scores of newfangled sensors will appear at CES 2014, but here are some of today's practical home automation applications beyond the usual, as submitted by CE Pros.
By Julie Jacobson · December 20, 2013 • Fibaro's Z-Wave fire/smoke detector could give Nest a run. Also showing at CES 2014: clever Z-Wave flood detector, gesture pad, SIP server.
By Jason Knott · June 23, 2011 • Parent company of ADT is reportedly negotiating to buy Israeli-based wireless security system manufacturer.
By CE Pro Editors · December 30, 2010 • The company will include energy management functions along with smart security and climate features, among others.
By Julie Jacobson · March 12, 2010 • Keep the kids out of the liquor cabinet, trigger the exhaust fan when someone sits on the toilet, virtually bark at the deer, and more