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Technology is constantly changing. Whether you are an industry expert or a home automation enthusiasts, you have to know what’s going on in the smart home world. With that in mind, check out the latest smart home news right here.


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Research Shows Homeowners Want a More Seamless Smart Home Experience

According to an Alarm.com survey, homeowners would like to have a more seamless smart home experience. Nearly forty-eight percent of homeowners are interested in adopting smart technology, but fifty-nine percent are confused by the variety of products on the market. There is a growing trend of interest in homeowners regarding the smart technology market.… Read More
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The New Face of Robot Vacuum Cleaning – The Dyson’s 360 Eye

In development for over 18 years, Dyson’s 360 Eye is finally here! According to the company’s owner Mike Aldred, the autonomous vacuum has surpassed its competition in the face of iRobot’s Roomba. But is that the case? After an R&D process that took 18 years and needed as much as $56 million of investment, Dyson’s 360 Eye is advertised as the new gold standard for robot vacuum cleaners.… Read More
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Are Smart Homes the Future? The State of the Internet of Things Today

Could we be witnessing a Smart Home Revolution? Heavy investment in the Internet of Things proves that this may very well be the case!  Throughout the decades the world has witnessed a number of revolutions. From the industrial revolution, through the rise of the radio, television and the telephone, to the recent Internet revolution, the world has been changing more rapidly than ever before.… Read More
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Can the Omega 2 Replace Raspberry Pi? The $5 Linux IoT Module

The Omega 2, a $5 Linux Module concentrated on ease of use and accessibility, managed to surpass its Kickstarter funding goal in just a few hours after being published.  With integrated Wi-Fi and on-board flash storage, the Omega 2 is a tiny Module that aims to deliver a simple and affordable solution for any IoT project.… Read More
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No IoT Without Intelligent Printers

The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining more and more popularity and is slowly but surely becoming the next big thing on everyone’s lips. Namely, seeing how IoT makes our lives more practical and helps unleash the full potential of present-day technology, it is no wonder that it has already reached out to almost every single device in our household.… Read More
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The Next Level Smart Home featuring Notion

Ryan Margoles, the CTO from Notion, provided us with a very informative article about their exciting product: Picture this scenario: you’re running late at the office on a cold, wintery day. Your beloved dog is awaiting you at home in the dark as you’re usually there to turn the lights on for him at 6pm.… Read More
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The Lifeswitch makes your life easier

Note: We asked Brett DeSilva from Switchform to tell us something about their upcoming exciting product – The Lifeswitch. Switchform is one of those exciting Startups that have realized that Home Automation is still far from being simple and came up with this great product to provide a better user experience.… Read More
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What is Amazon Echo?

The Amazon Echo is the latest in smart home technology. It can play internet radio, music, news and more with voice command controls. It also uses voice commands to control household features such as lights and A/C. The full list of features is impressive, and the device retails for a reasonable price.… Read More
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Will Oomi redefine the Smart Home?

Oomi is the latest in Smart Home technologies. The Oomi team launched an Indiegogo campaign in April 2015 and plans to ship the final product in October. They hope to redefine the Smart Home. Meanwhile, the campaign has raised over 1.5 million US dollars, which is pretty amazing.… Read More
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Internet of Things: Samsung Announces ARTIK Platform

Earlier today, Samsung announced the Samsung ARTIK platform that will allow increased efficiency in the development of consumer applications for the Internet of Things. This is an open platform that comprises of advanced software, highly innovative production-ready modules, tools, security features and cloud connectivity for more superior IoT components.… Read More
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Apple Watch gets support from Insteon’s Home Control

This spring, Insteon’s market-leading home automation systems will be adding support for Apple Watch users. Insteon uses both power lines and radiofrequency communication capabilities inside the home to allow homeowners to automate many common household systems, including: Home security systems Door and window locking mechanisms Light switches Thermostat settings Wall outlets Lamps, appliances, and other plug-in modules Motion sensors Smoke detectors CO2 detectors Water leak detectors Ceiling fans And more Home automation is about to get even simpler as Insteon adds home control to Apple Watch devices with their newly released app.… Read More
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Dyson 360 Eye – The Ultimate Robotic Vacuum Cleaner?

The 360 Eye, the very first automated vacuum cleaner has been unveiled by Dyson after 16 years of extensive research in robotics and developments in the field. A press event held in Tokyo last September worked as the platform for revealing the Dyson 360 by the CEO and founder of the company, James Dyson.… Read More
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The Tado Smart Thermostat is now smarter than ever

Tado, a rival from Europe to Google’s Nest thermostat, has announced recently that it will be launching a public API and also add support for IFTTT channels. The popular smart thermostat developer hopes that with the new changes they can finally expand their ecosystem of related services and devices by gaining developer support.… Read More
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10 Crazy Smart Home Gadgets You’ve Never Heard Of

A thermostat that talks to your washing machine? A baby bottle that talks to your smartphone and tells you how much and how fast your baby is feeding? A belt that adjusts itself depending on your activities for the day? The Consumer Electronics Show 2015 having just wrapped up in Los Angeles showed us what we can look forward to in smart appliances in the next few years.… Read More
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Google adds Voice Control to the Nest Smart Thermostat

If you are an owner of the Nest Smart Thermostat and happen to own a newer Android or iOS device as well, you might be very happy to hear that Google stated on its Works with Nest Blog it will integrate Voice Control for the Learning Thermostat in its Google App.… Read More
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SkyBell 2.0 – Smart doorbell with Wi-Fi camera and Motion Sensor

After the great success of their crowdfunding campaign in 2013, Skybell decided to manufacture Version 2 of their Smart Doorbell. SkyBell 2.0 features a better Wi-Fi module and more memory to enable a better performance compared to its predecessor. Moreover, the camera is night vision compatible and has 140 degree of view which makes it possible to capture the video within 6 feets distance to the door.… Read More
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Logitech Home Hub Extender with Z-Wave and Zigbee

Zigbee and Z-Wave are definitely on the rise. That’s why Logitech has decided to incorporate this technology into their product portfolio. The Logitech Home Hub Extender will expand your existing Logitech Harmony Hub with the capability to talk to Z-Wave and Zigbee enabled devices.… Read More
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VeraEdge – The new VeraLite successor

For months there have been rumours around about new Vera hardware that should supersede the Vera3 and the VeraLite. Vera Control confirmed the new VeraEdge last week which will be the successor of the VeraLite. It should be just a matter of time until the Vera4 – or whatever it will be called – will be announced , as well.… Read More