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Tom Kolnowski

Tom Kolnowski
Chief Content Officer & Founder
Tom Kolnowski is the Chief Content Officer & Founder of Digitized House Media, LLC, the publisher of Digitized House | Guide to the Connected Home. When he isn’t writing about smart home technology, sustainability, and high-performance architecture, you’ll find him exploring faraway destinations with his family.

Italian firm Nice S.p.A. takes majority stake in Silicon Valley-based abode systems

The international link-up of connected home products and services companies continued unabated in April, as Italian global home and building automation…

Nest Temperature Sensor enables tailored heating and cooling control

Filling a noticeable gap in their smart thermostat line, Nest Labs has announced the launch of the Nest Temperature Sensor,…

Global Internet of Things Day: Join the conversation

Where is the Internet of Things (IoT) headed? One way to find out is to participate in one of the…

Nest and Yale begin shipping Nest x Yale smart lock

Bringing the convenience of the Nest connected home ecosystem to your front door, the Nest x Yale lock is the…

Automating your window shades in the connected home era: Part 2

As we wrote in Part 1 of this series, motorized shades and blinds are moving rapidly into the DIY connected…

Automating your window shades in the connected home era: Part 1

Once a bastion of high-end home automation systems, motorized window shades are moving into the DIY connected home mainstream with…

Beyond tomes, Austin Amazon Books store a connected home haven

Putting a sharper point on the Works with Alexa mantra, shelves in the new Austin, Texas, Amazon Books store go…

Philips Hue expands smart lighting with Cher ceiling fixtures

Moving beyond the smart LED bulbs that have been the hallmark product of the Philips Hue brand, the company has…

YzOak smart plugs and light sockets, powerhouses in small packages

Packing an extremely deep set of features and sensors into the forthcoming YzPlug and YzLight, startup YzOak (pronounced “wiseoak”) aims…

First Alert Onelink Safe & Sound smoke alarm brings speaker and Amazon Alexa to ceilings

First it was our walls getting smarter with the addition of audio features, such as in the case of the…