Tips for Protecting Your Home Automation System from Hackers

With the help of a home automation system, you can access, monitor, and change the settings of your home devices only with the help of…

Study Finds Home Automation Costs are the Reason for Slow Adoption
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Study Finds Home Automation Costs are the Reason for Slow Adoption

A study found that 46% of respondents have no interest in home automation due to high costs. The International Data Corporation (IDC), made a study…

Ex-Mozilla Team Announces SENSE – A Learning Smart Home Sensor
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Ex-Mozilla Team Announces SENSE – A Learning Smart Home Sensor

A company called Silk Labs, a 13-person team based in San Mateo co-founded by Ex-Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal, launched a smart home sensor named “SENSE”. SENSE…

Research Says Most Smart Home Early Adopter Demographic are Young Males
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Research Says Most Smart Home Early Adopter Demographic are Young Males

A survey in 2016 done by a home automation and home care solutions company called “Essence” did a study on smartphone users in the U.S…

HAUS (Home Automation University) Launches as a Smart Home Training Program
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HAUS (Home Automation University) Launches as a Smart Home Training Program

Three home-tech veterans – David Daniels, Mike Thul, and John Carlen – have launched HAUS. HAUS (Home Automation University) is a membership program where business owners,…

Skydrop Wants to Cut Outdoor Water Usage by 50%
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Skydrop Wants to Cut Outdoor Water Usage by 50%

You probably don’t wake up every morning thinking, “How do I adjust my sprinkling system today?”. Skydrop, an EPA WaterSense-certified controller, replaces your traditional controller…

How the Amazon Echo’s Cloud-Based Voice Assistant is Changing the Home Automation Space
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How the Amazon Echo’s Cloud-Based Voice Assistant is Changing the Home Automation Space

Amazon’s Alexa might bring your Star Trek-like “Smart Home” to life. The Apple Homekit isn’t the only one trying to get your appliances to interact with each other….

The Apple Homekit is Here, and This is What it Can Do
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The Apple Homekit is Here, and This is What it Can Do

Apple wants HomeKit to give your smart accessories the capability of communicating with one another. With Homekit, you can control them with one interface, as well as…

3 Smart Home Kickstarter Campaigns You Should Back
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3 Smart Home Kickstarter Campaigns You Should Back

Kickstarter is one of the most intriguing platforms on the Internet. As a global crowdfunding platform based in New York, it’s a home for both…

Update on the Latest in Home Automation
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Update on the Latest in Home Automation

Great update from the BGR folks on the latest in home automation. The focus of the video is a $55M mansion that is fully automated,…