CES 2016 Preview: Some Super-Cool Home Automation Finds



In advance of the webinar, I thought Id share a few interesting nuggets among my discoveries. Effectively, it can provide major brands with the type of products and services that Iris, Wink and SmartThings offer but under their own brand.2. One is Bluetooth mesh networking, which is looking to be a powerful force in home automation.

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CES Trendspotting – IoT, Smart Home and Wearables



We are just a few years away from smart everything. Its a story being told thousands of different ways at CES this year, but its also a story being told at the Kitchen & Bath Show, the Detroit Auto Show and every other trade show for every other industry. IoT is more than a trend; its a road that we will all take into the future.

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Bluetooth SIG Announces Finalists in Fourth Annual Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards


<blockquote class="curated_content">The Breakthrough Awards celebrate the best Bluetooth enabled products and applications available on the market today, and recognize innovative prototypes coming soon. The 2016 finalists range from smart kitchen appliances to point-of-sale terminals and showcases the many ways that Bluetooth technology propels digital innovation and allows developers and manufacturers to create the Internet of Things (IoT). I was blown away by the innovations we saw this year, particularly in the prototype category, said Mark Powell, executive director of the Bluetooth SIG.</blockquote>