Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Category Archives: smart home

How the Internet of Things Can Shape the Future of Home Automation – IoT Evolution World
21 May
3:57

How the Internet of Things Can Shape the Future of Home Automation – IoT Evolution World

Ever wondered what it would be like to have a home that answers all your needs – that wakes you up in the morning with the sweet aroma of coffee, plays your favorite music exactly when you need it, changes the mood of a room to suit your activities, and […]

Smart Home Routines Won’t Stop Working When Google Stops Supporting Works With Nest – Forbes
20 May
12:47

Smart Home Routines Won’t Stop Working When Google Stops Supporting Works With Nest – Forbes

Google’s goal is smart home device integration with enhanced security. Credit: Pixaline/Pixabay Google is focusing on its Nest brand to strengthen its position in the smart home space. As part of this move, it plans to stop supporting the Works with Nest (WWN) program on August 31 and replace it with Works […]

Ready for a ‘smart home’? What seems like luxury today may be necessity in the near future – Greeley Tribune
19 May
9:37

Ready for a ‘smart home’? What seems like luxury today may be necessity in the near future – Greeley Tribune

Smart homes are becoming increasingly popular (Stock photo/shutterstock) Just 35 years ago, having a microwave in your home was considered a luxury. Five years from now? Having a doorbell camera that allows you to answer your door from anywhere — and even let someone into your home when you are […]

Security Flaws of Smart Home Technologies – IoT For All
19 May
6:27

Security Flaws of Smart Home Technologies – IoT For All

Illustration: © IoT For All Everyone gets excited by the novelty of the latest mobile app-controlled light bulb or door lock, yet while innovations in consumer technologies drive magical “the future is now” moments, they also introduce new vulnerabilities to systems that previously did not exist. Similar to the lawless […]

LG developed its own AI chip to make its smart home products even smarter – TechCrunch
18 May
3:17

LG developed its own AI chip to make its smart home products even smarter – TechCrunch

As its once-strong mobile division continues to slide, LG is picking up its focus on emerging tech. The company has pushed automotive, and particularly its self-driving capabilities, and today it doubled down on its smart home play with the announcement of its own artificial intelligence (AI) chip. LG said the […]

Nuimo Click review: This smart home device’s novelty wears off quickly – TechHive
18 May
12:07

Nuimo Click review: This smart home device’s novelty wears off quickly – TechHive

The pitch for Senic’s Nuimo Click is enticing: With the touch of a button, you can start your Sonos speaker system playing your favorite song, artist, album, or playlist; or trigger your favorite Philips Hue lighting scene. And what could be cooler than smart switches that generate their own electricity, […]

Google Backs Down On Smart Home Integration Changes (Sort Of), Commits to ‘Working With Amazon’ – Forbes
17 May
8:59

Google Backs Down On Smart Home Integration Changes (Sort Of), Commits to ‘Working With Amazon’ – Forbes

Last week Google announced the cancellation of its popular Works with Nest program, which allowed smart home technology to integrate with its Nest line of thermostats, cameras, and other products. Today it’s backing off that cancellation. But only somewhat. “Your existing devices and integrations will continue working with your Nest […]

Device Management Matters: Securing Smart Home Systems – IoT For All
16 May
5:47

Device Management Matters: Securing Smart Home Systems – IoT For All

Illustration: © IoT For All Why Smart Home Device Management Matters A “smart home” uses the Internet of Things (IoT) to connect audio systems, thermostats, lighting systems, kitchen appliances, and so forth to a home network. That way, you can use Alexa, Google, or whatever service you choose to manage […]

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home – VentureBeat
16 May
2:37

Privacy remains a big issue in today’s smart home – VentureBeat

Sales of smart home-related products are growing at double-digit rates in many countries across the globe (particularly in the United States and Western Europe), as highlighted at the IFA Global Press Conference in Spain last month. For many consumers, the allure of the smart home is difficult to overcome. What […]

Smart home tech helps older Americans age in place – Coast News
15 May
11:29

Smart home tech helps older Americans age in place – Coast News

May is Older Americans Month and this year’s theme of connecting, creating and contributing is made easier with smart home technology that helps our aging population connect with family and friends wherever they are in the world, create a safe and healthy home environment, and continue contributing their invaluable knowledge […]