Alarm.com, ConnectSense Smart Home Products Bring Temp Control & Siri To The Living Room

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Some of the latest smart home products provide more precise control over room temperature and deliver Siri voice control of lamps and appliances. Alarm.com launched $25 wireless temperature sensors that can be used with its $149 smart thermostat to choose a temperature level for a specific room. The ConnectSense smart outlet features two electrical sockets that enable users to monitor and control devices plugged into them via the ConnectSense app on their Apple mobile device and via the devices Siri voice control feature.

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Who Will Rule “the Internet of Things”?

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Apple, Google and Amazon have been investing in IoT to achieve first-mover advantage. In 2014 Apple announced the launch of HomeKit, marketed as home automation platform. The first shipment of devices, manufactured by Ecobee and Phillips Hue, are set to appear in retail later in 2015.

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