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Building a Smart Home to Stand the Passage of Time: Part 1

When the concept of a smart home is mentioned, we tend to visualize a household where all appliances and accessories are connected through a Wi-Fi network and managed automatically with…

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How Smart Homes Can Help Improve Quality of Life

Today’s increasingly popular smart home technologies impress the neighbors and make us marvel at how far innovations have come in the last decade or so. However, these gadgets do more…

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Verisure connected home automation gets even smarter with Yale smart door locks by ASSA ABLOY

According to recent research by consultancy IFSEC Global, more than 90 percent of security system installers view home automation as a significant growth market. Verisure, Europe’s leading alarm monitoring company,…

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4 Indoor Air Quality Monitors for a Healthier Smart Home

Do you often wonder why you sneeze a lot indoors or find your allergies flaring up? It could be because there’s room for improvement regarding your home’s interior air quality. There…

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ENTR smart door lock extends colour palette with black version

ASSA ABLOY built their award-winning ENTR smart door lock to blend seamlessly with European contemporary smart home design. Now, the product is available in a new black colour, as well…

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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 well beyond books to offer a wide variety of third-party…

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Smart EV Charger and Ceiling Fan Switch join iDevices connected home portfolio

As a consolidation movement continues among connected home product companies, Internet of Things (IoT) device maker iDevices—a pioneer in development of Apple HomeKit accessories—was acquired in April 2017 by Hubbell…

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Apple HomePod speaker set for February 2018 debut

After creating buzz around the Apple HomePod speaker at their Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June of 2017, the Cupertino company has announced their first play in the voice-activated speaker…

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In Spain, ENTR smart door locks enable people with disabilities to live independently

More and more people with disabilities choose to live in their own homes. This creates new challenges for domestic design: the typical set-up for a residence can include multiple barriers…

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Smart water futures gain steam at CES 2018

So, you ask, did CES® 2018 yield a watershed moment for the connected home? If the number of water-related devices introduced this week in Las Vegas was any indication, your…

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