Icontrol Networks Introduces Integration with Nest Integration Enables Icontrol OpenHome Ecosystem to Work With Nest Learning Thermostat
Do you need a bunch of tiny sensors all over your house to collect data? Probably not. But if you want some, an up-and-coming Polish startup by the name of Clime might be worth checking out.
This story was originally published on Sept. 10, 2014, and is brought to you today as part of our Best of ECT News series. Consumers today are in an awkward position. Personal privacy is being wiped out by the Internet.
Need to see what’s lurking behind your front door? For a while now, Skybell has been providing that peek from almost anywhere, via a smartphone or tablet. However, now they want to do it a little bit better. The company just launched SkyBell Version 2.
The term Internet of Things (IoT) has gained enormous popularity with the explosion of wireless sensor networks, smart meters, home automation devices, and wearable electronics.
‘Tis the season to be jolly and we’re spreading the joy with our own take on the 12 Days of Christmas. Each day we will feature a different aspect of home automation and integrating all the devices in a home which turn it into a smart home.
With big-name companies like Google and Apple entering the space, 2014 has been the year of smart homes.
The Malvern, Pa.-based company, which also powers the Somfy Tahoma home automation system, has raised $35.6 million in total (Series A funding occurred in 2013, led by Valhalla Partners and Grotech Ventures).
Now that Thanksgiving is out of the way, you can safely start your holiday wish list. Insteon is looking to be a part of that, releasing its latest Insteon Hub. The new Insteon Hub is very similar to the old Insteon Hub, in that it serves as a central controller for your home automation system.
Now everything in the home seems to have an IP address—which also means it could be susceptible to hackers, viruses and other web-enabled dangers. How do you protect something like your Roku box or Nest Thermostat? Get the Bitdefender BOX.