At Long Last, New Nest Products are Coming

Four New Models Would Double the Nest Line Bloomberg News is reporting that, after a long wait, Google Alphabet’s Nest division is finally preparing to launch multiple new models. Nest, which is seeking to become a dominant player in the … Continue reading

Control4 Beefs Up Routers with Built-In Cloud Monitoring Solution

Control4 Corporation announced today that it has launched a line of routers that are upgraded with their BakPak cloud-based remote monitoring and performance assessment capability built-in. The company says this is a “first for the industry.” See more on this … Continue reading

Sleep Soundly, Your Personal Security Robot Riley is Protecting You

iPatrol, a provider of home-monitoring solutions for the smart home, announces the availability of your own personal security robot they call Riley. Riley is an app-controlled Wi-Fi enabled roving security that patrols your house in the evening and alerts you … Continue reading

Nexia Brings Echo-Based Voice Control to Home Automation

Voice Command is ‘One of the Great Technological Breakthroughs’ Nexia, a division of monster company Ingersoll Rand and supplier of smart home products and solutions, announced this week that Nexia-certified products will now be able to be controlled with simple … Continue reading

Legrand & Samsung Partner on IoT Light Switch

IoT Product Launches are Increasing, From Samsung & Others Several announcements emerged this week from the Samsung Developer Conference being held in San Francisco – an event that has largely represented the launch of the first wave of Samsung’s assault … Continue reading

New Research: Smart Homes Market Will Grow to $58.7 Billion by 2020

New market research on the smart home market says the global consumer market will grow to be valued at around $58.7 billion by 2020. Market researcher MarketsandMarkets predicts that recent developments in the channel will fuel a 17% compound annual … Continue reading

What Do Homeowners Really Want from a ‘Smart Home’ System?

52% of Americans Say Having a Smart Home is at Least Somewhat Important to Them In an new study on consumer attitudes about smart home technology, we find some interesting insights. Some seem logical…while others are a bit of a … Continue reading