Builder Offers World’s First Wi-Fi Certified Smart Home w/Alexa

Lennar Corporation, one of the nation’s largest builders of homes, announced today the world’s first Wi-Fi Certified home designs featuring home automation built-in and voice control by Amazon Alexa. The company says this new program is part of its Everything’s … 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

Yamaha Updates Popular RX-V Line of A/V Receivers Adding Wireless & Streaming Services

Yamaha Corporation of America announced this week that it has updated its well-regarded RX-V line of A/V receivers adding several new and popular features such as new wireless capability, a new surround capability, and new streaming services. Included in this … Continue reading

Savant Launches Wi-Fi Universal Remote Control That Configures Itself

Savant Systems, LLC said today that it has launched a new Wi-Fi-based universal remote control designed with today’s media room in mind. The sleek designed remote is said to fit well in your hand and is designed to be intuitive … Continue reading

Ube Announces It Has Expanded the Capabilities of Its New Smart Dimmer

Ube – a start-up company that offers new ways to implement the processing power of smartphones interlinked with cloud-based software to bring new possibilities to consumers at affordable prices – announced today that it has expanded the capabilities of its … Continue reading

Ube Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Crowdfund the Manufacture of 10,000 Wi-Fi Smart Dimmers

Start-up Ube, the new company founded by former CEDIA CEO Utz Baldwin and partners, offers an all-new mobile device-optimized, cloud-based home control technology bringing new power – and new simplicity – to the masses. This new technology could be a … Continue reading

Former Harmonious Head of CEDIA Delivers Disruption – Launching ube Today

BREAKING NEWS – ube Launches Today at DEMO For several years Utz Baldwin worked to further the cause of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA), first as a member and – from 2008-2011 – as CEO. As the … Continue reading

Question: How Many ‘Connected’ Devices are in Your Home?

New research released today from marketing consultant Chetan Sharma says that the typical American home has on average a total of five connected devices. A connected device is any device which is connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi, wired, or … Continue reading