Amazing Home Automation Companies You Need to Know

Home automation or smart home system is one of the best products technology has given consumers. It gives easy access and control over the different appliances, lighting, ventilation, heating, and air conditioning inside your home which means an easy, con.....»»

Category: topSource:  techrecipesRelated NewsOct 8th, 2016

Amazon"s Alexa will be featured in three Ford electric models by year"s end

Three Ford Electric models will have Amazon's Alexa voice control system compatibility before the end of the year, bridging smart homes and connected cars. Start your car from your office or turn on your front home lights from your car. The post Amazon&#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 5th, 2016

Amazon’s Alexa will soon connect smart home with Ford electric vehicles

Three Ford Electric models will have Amazon's Alexa voice control system compatibility before the end of the year, bridging smart homes and connected cars. Start your car from your office or turn on your front home lights from your car. The post Amazon&#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 4th, 2016

A new Google patent describes ways you"ll interact with your smart clothing

Google has filed a patent with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that describes a gesture control system designed to work with 'interactive textiles,' or touch-sensitive, wirelessly connected hats, jackets, shirts, purses, and more. The post A new Googl.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 4th, 2016

Review: Lutron Caséta In-Wall Dimming Kit is the most elegant HomeKit lighting solution

Apple’s HomeKit feature lets you control “smart” lights with Siri or Apple’s new Home app on iOS 10, and there are generally two ways to make your home lighting more intelligent. You can change your light bulbs to “connected&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsSep 26th, 2016

Verizon Is Moving From Telephone Poles To Light Poles for Smart Devices

An anonymous reader shares a Fortune report:Verizon is moving from telephone poles to street lighting poles with its latest acquisition to bolster its Internet of things business. The telecom giant has been looking for new growth areas around connected sm.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 12th, 2016

Behold, a smart iron that costs more than $1,000 video - CNET

A Swedish company created an app-connected ironing system that starts at $1,400. The iron debuted last week at the IFA trade show in Berlin......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsSep 11th, 2016

IC Insights cuts IoT semiconductor market forecast

IC Insights has trimmed back its semiconductor forecast for Internet of Things system functions over the next four years by about US$1.9 billion, mostly because of lower sales projections for connected cities applications (such as smart electric meters an.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 9th, 2016

In depth: Why you should be worried about connected street lights

Our connected streetsIs your home town changing colour? LEDs are the new in thing for lighting up our nights, promising to save authorities money, lessen maintenance costs and offer a shortcut to a smart, connected city.The problem is there's little aware.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsSep 6th, 2016

BeOn key fob review: A convenient accessory for BeOn Smart Security Lighting

When we reviewed BeOn’s Home Protection System last December, we complemented BeOn for its ingenuity and ease of use, but lamented the bulb system’s lack of support for any of the major smart-home systems The company said such support was in the works.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsSep 5th, 2016

Philips Hue gets a $40 motion sensor add-on so you can go hands-free

Philips is making another investment in smart home lighting. Hue owners can now buy a motion detector that will turn on connected lights around their home. Simply named the Hue motion sensor, the $40 add-on uses two AAA batteries, which Philips says last .....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

Philips Hue motion sensor triggers IoT lights; new Hue bulbs debut

There are plenty of ways to turn on connected lighting, from an app on your phone, through smart switches like Logitech Pop, to voice control via Alexa or Siri, but Philips wants to make it as simple as moving into the room. The new Philips Hue motion sen.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

Philips’ Hue motion sensor lets you walk to turn on your lights

No more fumbling to the bathroom in the dark at midnight. Enlarge (credit: Philips) Philips knows that building a smart home lighting ecosystem doesn't mean just bombarding the market with different types of Wi-Fi connected light bulbs. On the hee.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 29th, 2016

Taiwan market: Philips launches Hue 2.0 smart LED lighting

Philips has launched Hue 2.0 series smart LED lighting systems in the Taiwan market, with an entry-level system consisting of three 800-lumen light bulbs, an E27 lamp holder and Hue Bridge 2.0 for sale at NT$7,499 (US$236) and a single Hue 2.0 light bulb .....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 24th, 2016

Article: Smart Lighting, Thermostats Appeal in Great Britain

Topping the list of appliances internet users in Great Britain would like to replace with connected technology are lamps and lighting, as well as thermostats. Still, about a quarter said they had no desire for connected appliances......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2016

Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller Generation 2

The second-gen Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controller offers everything you need in a smart sprinkler system including customized schedules, weather-based watering cycles, water usage reports, and integration with other connected home devices......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 11th, 2016

Philips Hue Motion Sensor tipped for September launch

Philips looks set to add hands-free smarts to its Hue lighting system, with word of a new Hue Motion Sensor sneaking out ahead of the gadget's launch. A mainstay of many smart home installations, Hue's wirelessly-enabled bulbs can be controlled by various.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2016

The Majesty 155 isn’t just a superyacht, it’s a smart home at sea

The Majesty 155 Superyacht is one smart boat, thanks to its audio visual system. The giant yacht recently won a CEDIA award for its audio-visual setup, but its smart system also controls the lighting and navigation. The post The Majesty 155 isn’t j.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 13th, 2016

Securifi Almond 3 is an affordable, all-in-one Wi-Fi system for the connected home video - CNET

The Wi-Fi system is a combination router, range extender and smart home hub, that's compatible with hundreds of connected devices......»»

Category: topSource:  cnetRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2016

This cloud-connected Das Keyboard does so much more than type

Das Keyboard has kicked off its first-ever Kickstarter for of all things a cloud-connected keyboard called the 5Q.The Das Keyboard 5Q has everything you want from a modern, mechanical keyboard including a RGB lighting system that's customizable down to ea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2016