Check out the latest news in the IoT world! In this release, a focus will be given to reports from the car industry. Christmas is coming! Think of IoT gifts (and security)! If your family fancies IoT, then Santa will know what present is perfect for your kids: a smart gadget! But, as always we […]
With the release of the third generation Echo Dot, we all have the same dilemma: Which one is better, and is the new one worth a higher price? For your convenience and easier decision making, we have prepared a comparison of two models of Echo Dot – The 2nd and the 3rd generation. The Design […]
Check out the latest news and announcements in IoT. We have prepared the most interesting ones for you! Amazon Announced New Hardware And, not only new hardware but also upgrades of existing Echo devices and software updates! Brand new smart devices are Echo Sub speaker, Fire TV device that works like a DVR for local […]
A Motion Sensor Light Switch is often also referred to as “Occupancy Light Switch” as well as “Vacancy Light Switch”. But there is a difference between the two. An Occupancy Light Switch automatically turns on the lights as soon as motion is detected in the sensor range and automatically turns the lights off when the motion is no longer detected in the range.
Once you have purchased the Amazon Echo, an explorative adventurous spirit wakes up in you! What can it do, how can it help me and what are all its indefinite possibilities? Once you have connected it to all smart devices in-house and found out all Alexa’s skills starting from morning alarm to telling a goodnight […]
The home security is one of the points in life that concerns us all very much. It is not only about burglaries, it includes oven or heater left on or window left open. Not so long time ago, if you wanted to invest in the home security system, you would have to spend a huge […]
Smart lights are the easiest way to introduce smart appliances into the home. It is one of the lowest price and easy to install gadgets. On smart lighting solutions, you can learn, adjust and get used to smart home appliances and perhaps in the future broaden your home with other more complex smart appliances. We […]
Most people don’t know that the first automatic vacuum cleaner called Trilobite was already presented in 1997 by the swedish company Electrolux. And even Dyson, the market leader for vacuums, released their own robot in 2001. But in either cases the price or the time wasn’t right yet. It wasn’t until 2002 when iRobot shook up the technology world with the Roomba, a robotic vacuum that finally raised public awareness for this particular niche. The latter model also made it in our list of the best of the best…
[amazon table=”2333″] The days of relying on an inaccurate spin-dial thermostat are long over. Programmable thermostats have come a long way over the last decade, and one of the latest advancements is something known as a smart thermostat. While regular thermostats allow you to adjust and set the temperature in a room with a control […]
We’re through first half of the year, and by now we have a pretty clear idea of what are the best smart locks in 2018. Smart locks are predicted to be a fastest growing segment in the smart home devices industry in 2018. If we speak about customers, smart locks became popular among the broad […]
If we asked you what furniture manufacturer is worldwide known, with practical, yet contemporary furniture created, who would you think about? Of course, most of us think about IKEA! IKEA pieces have modernist designs for various types of furniture and appliances, and its interior design is eco-friendly and straightforward. It is well known for its […]
Wouldn’t you think that a kitchen is a magical place? It plays an essential role in our lives: it is not only the place where you prepare and enjoy meals, but it is also a place of family gathering, an area where we have fun with friends and where many lovely memories are made. But […]
Have you already made your home a smart home? Then, you know all the benefits of it. But have you considered making your office a smart office and get to know all of its benefits? It doesn’t matter what kind of business you run, whether it is a small business, dental or medical office or […]
Being a parent is a beautiful and exciting experience. It is also very stressful as you have to take care of all the tasks around the home and children. There are numerous things to be done: changing diapers, bathing a baby every evening, shopping, preparing meals and so on. Making your home a smart home […]
The world of home automation devices continues to break milestones in 2018 as we move towards a more seamless smart home experience. From the rise of voice assistant speakers to the move towards mainstream-inization of wireless protocols such as Zigbee and Z-Wave, we’ve decided to summarize some of the most notable news of the industry this year.
A notable business intelligence firm in the IoT sector, ON World, released a report noting that Zigbee chips will dominate the market by 2023. In particular they noted that by 2023, the sales of the chips will reach one billion annually, marking 85% of the expected 4.5 billion cumulative IEEE 802.15.4 mesh device worldwide market.
Z-Wave and Zigbee have many differences, but which one would end up costing you cheaper? Are Zigbee products cheaper than their Z-Wave counterparts? Let’s check with a detailed price comparison. Recently, we’ve been doing some inventory and we found that our love for Z-Wave products is quite obvious. (Heck, it’s even right there in the […]
Kickstarter backers of the Teptron Z-Wave smart blinds MoveZ projects are furious about not getting their orders delivered on time. Other customers are irritated, stating that the product will not be the same as it is being advertised to be. Update, 20th of June 2018: Teptron sent us an official response regarding this case and our […]
Z-Wave is one of the most widely used wireless communication protocols in the world of smart home and IoT devices. That’s why, if you are looking for an easy and smart garage door solution, one of your best options is to choose a Z-Wave Garage Door Controller.
It has been a quiet few days in the world of IoT this week, but as we get closer to Christmas, that is only to be expected. Products that are looking to be on the list of ‘popular gifts’ this year are likely to have been released by now, but we do have some interesting snippets that came to our attention over the last few days, so let’s take a look at the IoT roundup.