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AT&T to Launch Home Automation/Security this Summer

By Julie Jacobson · May 7, 2012 • ‘Digital Life’ system includes Xanboo software, Z-Wave devices and professional security monitoring by AT&T’s own central station.

Following AT&T Acquisition, Xanboo Dumps Security Dealers

By Julie Jacobson · April 12, 2011 • Xanboo was one of the first to merge traditional security panels with home automation and cloud-based service, but new owner AT&T just terminated all dealers.

Behind Somfy’s Tahoma System: A Sleeper Home Automation Engine

By Julie Jacobson · March 2, 2011 • Battle to become Home OS intensifies as little-known developer of cloud-based home automation platform wins Somfy business; look out iControl, 4Home, Control4, Xanboo and others.

Will Verizon Win the Home Automation Wars?

By Julie Jacobson · January 25, 2011 • Exclusive details of Verizon's home monitoring system, and how it will compete with Comcast, AT&T, ADT and others; 4G LTE ultimately will give Verizon an edge.

AT&T Acquires Xanboo, Developer of Home Automation Platform

By Julie Jacobson · December 6, 2010 • CE Pro Exclusive: Xanboo, one of the early developers of remote home monitoring and control, is acquired by AT&T, one week after Motorola buys competitor 4Home.

Xanboo’s Low-Cost Solution: Ripe for the Mass Market

By Julie Jacobson · May 1, 2001 • Today's system a glorified Web cam, but two-way control and professional installation coming soon