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Goodbye, Zonoff: IoT Provider Sunk by Alarm.com, Icontrol, Honeywell, ADT – CE Pro

Zonoff, one of the most promising IoT platform providers, closes shop after Honeywell reportedly reneges on acquisition. Security and home-automation giants ADT, Icontrol and Alarm.com figured into the demise. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro) Source: Goodbye, Zonoff: IoT Provider Sunk by Alarm.com, Icontrol, Honeywell, ADT – CE Pro

Wink Now Works With the Google Assistant on Google Home — Wink Blog

In December, Google announced it was updating its Weave platform to make it easier for connected devices and platforms – Wink included – to work with services like the Google Assistant. Starting today, we’re excited to announce Wink-compatible lighting products (light bulbs, switches, dimm Source: Wink Now Works With the Google Assistant on Google Home — Wink Blog

Quirky Appoints New President, Is Primed for Relaunch

New York, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2017 Q Holdings LLC, the private company which acquired Quirky in 2015 after it filed for bankruptcy, has been stealthily rebuilding the once beloved invention plat Source: Quirky Appoints New President, Is Primed for Relaunch

Ikea is getting into home automation with a new smart hub – The Verge

Source: Ikea is getting into home automation with a new smart hub – The Verge

Apple and Amazon take fight from smart home to hotel room | HomeToys

Caitlin McGarry for MacWorld: The high-end Wynn Las Vegas resort chose Alexa last December, adding Amazon Echo devices in its suites. Now Marriott International is trying to decide between Amazon and Apple, according to a Bloomberg report. The JW Marriott in San Antonio, Texas has been testing Amazon Alexa-integrated devices since October as an operator of sorts—the conduit to room service and housekeeping. Alexa can also control the lighting in a handful of the Marriott’s rooms, though that isn’t her primary role. Source: Apple and Amazon take fight from smart home to hotel room | HomeToys

Aeon Labs Z-Wave Plus Wallmote Quad Scene Controller just in!

New in today!  Just received a shipment of the newest Z-Wave Plus scene controller from Aeon Labs, the Wallmote Quad, and its a product we have been waiting for too! The Z-Wave Wallmote Quad takes control of up to 4 Z-Wave devices or scenes with touch sensitive buttons that can issue On/Off/Dim/Brighten commands. Built-in LED lights display the action buttons and vibration and touch beep functions help indicate when a touch command is recognized. Mount this remote Z-Wave controller onto a wall to have easy access to your Z-Wave devices. We are working hard to get these fantastic products listed … Continue reading

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