Home Automation Newswire

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  1. iFactor "Name Drop to Donate" Initiative Helps Utility Conference Attendees Give BackRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | PRWeb

    ... satisfaction by providing customers with instant access to energy usage, account information and integrated home automation functionality. About iFactor: iFactor develops software products and delivers complete communication solutions for the ...


  2. iPhone 6, 6 Plus get Bluetooth 4.2, Boost Apple's Smarthome PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IPod Observer

    Pop quiz: What Bluetooth version is included in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus? It's a trick question because when they shipped a year ago the answer was Bluetooth 4.0, but now that the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are out, it's Bluetooth 4.2. Apple changed out the Bluetooth hardware in last year's iPhones, and it's all about home automation. Apple quietly updated the Bluetooth chips in last year's iPhone presumably when this year's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus shipped.


  3. Poly-Control Announces U.S. Version of Danalock V2 Smart Lock at CEDIARead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Information Technology

    ... now adds support for Nest, Harmony, Wi-Fi, and Zigbee protocols to expand interoperability with home automation systems, while improving the ability to remotely control door access. In addition, a new lock-state sensor recognizes dead bolt state, ...


  4. Technology Solution For Growing Senior Market Earns Attention From Strategic InvestorsRead the original story

    Sunday | Venture Capital Access Online

    ... are responsive to individual residents' needs and preferences via a single easy-to-use application. With new home automation products appearing on the market daily, K4Connect is the first company to bring them together in an integrated solution ...


  5. Fluent Solar Commits To Making Lives Brighter & SaferRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... of the Dominican Republic. Fluent Solar (fluentsolar.com) began in 2014 as a division of Fluent Home, a home automation and security provider. Fluent Solar has a bright outlook on the future of the home and is dedicated to bringing affordable, ...


  6. Amazon wants to own the IoT - and it's starting with soupRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

    Amazon's Alexa isn't just its sassy retort to Siri but the retail behemoth's gateway to the smart home, and the starter is - perhaps fittingly - soup. Announcing the AWS IoT last week, a platform through which connected devices covering everything from home automation widgets, through cars, to industrial equipment can speak to Amazon 's cloud, the company also quietly inked a reported deal with Campbell's.


  7. Solar-powered STILE house is constructed from recycled steel shipping containersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    What happens when you blend Appalachian architecture with Italian influences? The result may look something like STILE , an energy-efficient, all-weather home topped by a Roman-inspired arch. The solar-powered prefab home is built from recycled shipping containers and is equipped with a home automation system to help residents reduce their carbon footprint.


  8. K4Connect lands $1.9M seed round for smart home techRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Local Tech Wire

    K4Connect, a company that transforms community apartments and residences into smart homes, has raised $1.9 million in seed funding to launch its first product. With new home automation products appearing on the market daily, K4Connect says it is the first company to bring them together in an integrated solution specifically designed and developed to meet the evolving needs of the rapidly growing, though underserved, senior living market.


  9. Comcast unified smart device platformRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Advanced-television.com

    Comcast has created a single platform for smart home devices that ties together a wide range of home automation controls and experiences. Xfinity Home customers will now be able to control the August Smart Lock, Chamberlain MyQ garage controller, and the Lutron Caseta wireless light controller and dimmer directly through the Xfinity Home app on both iOS and Android devices.


  10. DTS Play-Fi: New Products, Services & PartnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Dealerscope

    ... and Wren, and the announcement of collaboration with the TIDAL High-Res Audio streaming service. On the home automation front, DTS has partnered with Fusion Research to incorporate Play-Fi connectivity into the Fusion Play-Fi Server ($999) launching ...


  11. Tiny prefab Box homes go up in as little as a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gizmag

    ... includes a 49-inch Sony TV, Autonomics Mirage music system with Amina invisible ceiling speakers, custom home automation system with single handset or iPad control for the TV, music, lighting and heating, and gun metal and aged brass-ware fittings ...


  12. Comcast's home automation app links with Nest, Lutron and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Engadget

    ... n Spanish ), but that's not ready yet. Comcast is also bringing an SDK that should make it easier for other home automation platforms to build links to their own setups -- with Comcast's approval. Is a cable set-top box really the right place to put ...


  13. Sar Set to Be Global Electronics HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Standard

    It will feature the hottest electronics products coming out of China and Asia from news-breaking categories including consumer drones, 3D printing and home automation. A new smart home pavilion will feature the latest smart home products as well as LED and smart lighting.


  14. AT&T Authorized Retailer Opens New NJ LocationRead the original story

    Sunday | PR.com

    The Wireless Experience, a leading wireless solution and home automation AT&T retailer operating over 60 stores across the Northeast, is proud to announce the opening of its newest location in New Jersey. The new store, located at 342 Springfield Ave in Summit, New Jersey, opened its doors in August, marking the sixth opening in recent months, with two new locations opened in Northeast Pennsylvania and three in the Greater Boston Area.


  15. Sponsor Content: Pacific Lifestyle launches second phase of Dinsmore Estates homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 10 | OregonLive.com

    ... such as adjusting thermostats, turning lights on and off, and even arming or disarming security systems. Home automation has become a sought-after addition in new homes. To date, more than half of all security companies' products and services are ...


  16. homeassistant 0.7.5Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 10 | Python

    Home Assistant is a home automation platform running on Python 3. The goal of Home Assistant is to be able to track and control all devices at home and offer a platform for automating control. The system is built modular so support for other devices or actions can be implemented easily.


  17. How to get past Philips Hue's 'iCloud Sync' roadblockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 10 | Cult of Mac Blog

    You should be excited to get Siri up and running with your new Philips Hue bridge and control your lights with the power of your voice, but one annoying error might stop you. It definitely had me scouring the Internet for answers when I was setting up my smartbulb system this afternoon, and I'd love to save you that time.


  18. Schlage's HomeKit deadbolt doesn't make Sense without Apple TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | CNet News

    Despite simple setup and strong performance, it's hard to recommend this smart lock for anyone who doesn't want to get an Apple TV, too. [SOUND] [MUSIC] I am CNET's Ry Crist standing here at the front door of the CNET Smart House testing out the Schlage Sense Smart Bluetooth Deadbolt.


  19. Smart home technology offers buyers an increasingly popular incentiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | The Globe and Mail

    ... still think they can go to Best Buy or Home Depot for this sort of thing, but you can't really get whole home automation from a retail environment and you don't get support with configuration." But maybe a failure to crack the homeowner market is a ...


  20. Construction Resources Sponsors Home of DistinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 9 | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    ... salt water pool, spa and outdoor fire pit are perfect for entertaining. The home also includes smart home automation and high efficiency system "The Home of Distinction is truly a dream home," stated Mitch Hires, co-owner of Construction Resources. ...