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The top smart home trends at CES – Business Insider
09 Jan
12:40

The top smart home trends at CES – Business Insider

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is underway in Las Vegas, and tech companies of all stripes are unveiling their latest smart home […]

Apple Gives Brilliant Smart Light Switches a Boost – Barron’s
08 Jan
9:37

Apple Gives Brilliant Smart Light Switches a Boost – Barron’s

Courtesy of Brilliant Home Technology, Inc. Brilliant, the Silicon Valley start-up that developed what it calls the world’s first light switch to control smart home devices, has partnered with nearly every major company with a voice assistant except Apple (ticker: AAPL). Until now. The companies on Monday night announced that […]

A truly smart home needs to be more than just connected – Axios
07 Jan
6:31

A truly smart home needs to be more than just connected – Axios

CES , the consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas this week, will see a battle play out to connect everything from refrigerators and cameras to toilets and showers. The big picture: Today’s consumers have a choice whether to allow voice assistants like those from Google and Amazon into their […]

Tuya Smart brings smart home security with facial recognition to CES 2019 – Digital Trends
07 Jan
3:20

Tuya Smart brings smart home security with facial recognition to CES 2019 – Digital Trends

Well, we have to give it to Tuya Smart: a smart security system that can recognize each member of a family by face alone is pretty far out there compared to the plethora of video doorbells we’re seeing this year. This concept is coming in full force to CES 2019 […]

Five smart home trends we expect to see at CES this year – Digital Trends
06 Jan
12:10

Five smart home trends we expect to see at CES this year – Digital Trends

While many of you are getting back to normal routines following the holidays, we here at Digital Trends are getting pummeled with emails about new products being introduced at CES 2019. More CES 2019 coverage It’s maddening and exciting at the same time. For the past month or so, the […]

Smart home camera maker Wyze Labs raises $20M after startup finds success with low-cost WyzeCam – GeekWire
05 Jan
9:00

Smart home camera maker Wyze Labs raises $20M after startup finds success with low-cost WyzeCam – GeekWire

The WyzeCam smart home security camera from Wyze Labs. (Wyze Labs Photo) Wyze Labs, the Kirkland, Wash.-based makers of a low-cost, smart home security camera, has raised $20 million in new funding, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. Wyze was founded by Amazon veterans […]

Ringing In The New Year With More Great Smart Home Products – Forbes
05 Jan
5:50

Ringing In The New Year With More Great Smart Home Products – Forbes

There was an impressive cavalcade of smart home products in 2018, and I suspect 2019 will be no different. On the eve of CES 2019, here’s another group of unique, useful smart home products that caught my eye. Motiv—not your typical smart fitness tracker The Motiv smart fitness tracker.Motiv One […]

C by GE is set to triple its smart home products at CES 2019 – Digital Trends
04 Jan
2:42

C by GE is set to triple its smart home products at CES 2019 – Digital Trends

[embedded content] C by GE is making major expansions in its investment in the smart home sector by announcing a whole slew of new products that will hit the market in 2019. The manufacturer of electrical and digital products is tripling its portfolio of available products in 2019, including a […]

GE adds a bunch of Google Assistant-friendly smart home products – TechCrunch
03 Jan
11:23

GE adds a bunch of Google Assistant-friendly smart home products – TechCrunch

This year’s CES is already shaping up to be another big show for smart home devices, with the Amazon Alexa/Google Assistant showdown in the center ring. GE bought into the Alexa ecosystem fairly early on and got on-board with Google Assistant more recently. At the Pixel 3 event back in […]

2018 Smart Home Stocks: Winners and (Mostly) Losers – Security Sales & Integration
03 Jan
8:16

2018 Smart Home Stocks: Winners and (Mostly) Losers – Security Sales & Integration

While Napco and Alarm.com had banner years, stock prices for many public companies in the smart home, security and custom integration markets dropped 19% on average in 2018. What a difference a year makes. Despite seeing an average 40% gain in 2017 and 22% increase in 2016, 2018 saw the […]