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Ilumi Smart LED Bulbs review; Bluetooth brains

In the connected home space, lighting has become rather dull. Several lightbulbs change color, and can react to an app; it’s all fairly mundane at this point. Philips Hue is widely pointed to as the first domino in the rally, but it has limitations, lik.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsMay 13th, 2015

Pet-per-view: Watch and play with your cat from work with this smart system

Do you love pet videos? Do you especially love videos of your own pet? The iPet HomePlay is a pet camera plus connected toy that lets you watch and play with your pets from anywhere. The post Pet-per-view: Watch and play with your cat from work with this.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 12th, 2015

GE Wants To Replace Philips As The King Of Smart Lighting

GE hopes partnerships with Apple and Qualcomm will land its connected bulbs in your home.A few weeks ago, GE announced a major shift, shutting down most of the financial wing of the company, which lead to their downfall and subsequent bail out during the .....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsMay 5th, 2015

iControl Networks Piper Smart Home Security System Review

Smart connected devices increase in number every day and although for most people these may not seem as something that could really improve their daily lives there are millions around the world who simply can't imagine how their lives would be without the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2015

Tencent announces TOS+, an open smart hardware operating system for internet-connected devices such as TVs and watches, taking o

Reuters: Tencent announces TOS+, an open smart hardware operating system for internet-connected devices such as TVs and watches, taking on Alibaba and Xiaomi  —  Tencent takes on Alibaba, Xiaomi with open smart hardware operating system&nb.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated NewsApr 29th, 2015

China"s Tencent Launches Smart Hardware OS To Rival Alibaba

An anonymous reader writes: Chinese internet and media giant Tencent Holdings has today launched an operating system for mobile devices such as internet-connected phones, TVs, smartwatches and other IoT products. Tencent Operating System (OS) TOS+ is open.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2015

Tencent takes on Alibaba, Xiaomi with open smart hardware operating system

China's Tencent Holdings Ltd launched on Tuesday an operating system for internet-connected devices such as TVs and watches that is open to all developers, taking on domestic rivals Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Xiaomi Inc in the smart hardware space. The.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsApr 28th, 2015

Tencent Introduces An Operating System For Smart Devices And Wearables

 Tencent today unveiled an operating system for smartwatches, TVs and other internet-connected devices today. The system, which was first discussed last year, leverages Tencent’s hugely population social services, which includes QQ and mobile m.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 28th, 2015

Philips Hue Go Review – Finally, a battery

Philips has been pushing its Hue smart lighting system for years now, but it’s taken until now, and the Hue Go, for the lamps to gain a battery for truly wireless convenience. Latest to the app-controlled line-up, the distinctive little lamp offers the .....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsApr 13th, 2015

Philips Hue Go Delivers Cordless Smart Lighting Solution

Philips has decided to expand their Hue smart lighting system family with the presence of another member, which will be better known as the Philips Hue Go. The Hue Go happens to be a portable light which will be able to deliver up to three hours of use wh.....»»

Category: blogSource:  coolestgadgetsRelated NewsApr 7th, 2015

Philips Hue Go Delivers Cordless Smart Lighting Solution

Philips has decided to expand their Hue smart lighting system family with the presence of another member, which will be better known as the Philips Hue Go. The Hue Go happens to be a portable light which will be able to deliver up to three hours of use wh.....»»

Category: blogSource:  coolestgadgetsRelated NewsApr 6th, 2015

Philips Hue Go Offers Smart Lighting Without The Cord

 Philips has a new addition to their Hue smart lighting system: The Hue Go, a portable light that packs three hours of use on a full charge before it needs to be plugged in again. The Hue Go has a single button that offers local control over light to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 6th, 2015

Philips expands smart lighting lineup with Hue Go portable lamp

Announced on Thursday, Philips' new Hue Go lamp introduces portability and autonomy to the company's iOS-connected Hue smart lighting range of products......»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2015

iPhone-connected Canary home monitoring system hits retail stores, plans international expansion

The Canary smart home monitoring system that started with a $100l Indiegogo goal and actually raised almost $2 million, is now available in retail stores for the first time, priced at $259. Canary is a security camera that learns your living patterns, l.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMar 26th, 2015

This App Turns Your Philips Hue System Into Dynamic, Atmospheric Home Theater Lighting

 The Philips Hue connected lighting system offers a lot of useful features out of the box, using the stock Philips Hue app for mobile devices, but they also offer an API that lets developers take things even further. The new Hue Camera app from devel.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsMar 18th, 2015

Can having smart-home devices make your home sell faster?

IA survey released today by Coldwell Banker Real Estate says 64 percent of real estate agents surveyed are hearing more home buyers show interest in smart homes with connected security and lighting. The post Can having smart-home devices make your home s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 11th, 2015

Survey says house hunters are starting to seek smarter homes

IA survey released today by Coldwell Banker Real Estate says 64 percent of real estate agents surveyed are hearing more home buyers show interest in smart homes with connected security and lighting. The post Survey says house hunters are starting to seek.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 11th, 2015

How to Easily Switch to Smart Home Lighting

Linking Belkin’s WeMo switches to lamps is simple, but connecting the devices to the Internet can be a big turn-off The smart home is more an evolution than a revolution. Homeowners will mostly integrate Internet-connected devices gradually, rather .....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2015

Autonomous robots and intelligent virtual assistants to have highest CAGR in AI applications from 2014-2019, says MIC

Artificial Intelligence (AI) plays a pivotal role in Internet of Things (IoT) as it can be applied to a myriad of smart connected products, such as lighting, cars, wearables, medical care, smartphones, and smart home sensing control devices. In 2019, mark.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2015

Cree Connected LED Bulb

The Cree Connected LED brings smart lighting to the masses with an affordable bulb that's simple to set up and control, and casts a very pleasant white light......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 29th, 2015