A Planned European Expansion Will Boost Nest’s Smart Home Growth

Nest, a leading provider of Smart Home products, announced this week a retail expansion to four European countries, including Austria, Spain, Germany and Italy. Nest products are already being utilized in 190 countries, but they were only sold in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, France, Ireland, Netherlands and Belgium. The expansion could potentially increase the company’s awareness in the European Smart Home market.

 

Nest Learning Thermostat

Nest Learning Thermostat

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Activate Your August Smart Lock With Logitech’s Smart Button

Most homeowners rely on their smartphone to control their Smart Locks. While the smartphone makes a wonderful controller, many people spend hours conversing with their friends and family, along with playing games, leaving little time for the Smart Lock. Today, consumers are looking for Smart controls that offer voice automation and simple control capabilities.

 

Logitech Pop Home Switch For Smart Locks

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Brinks Prepares For The Launch Of Its Smart Lock – Brinks Array

Brinks, Inc., a leading provider of security services, has been working on its solar Smart Lock, Brinks Array for the past year. The Amazon Echo integration will allow homeowners to activate the lock from Amazon Echo. However, the integration is similar to that of the August Smart Lock, where control is limited to manual manipulation.

 

Brinks Array Smart Lock

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Merkury Innovations Unveils Affordable Smart Home Devices For Every Budget

Merkury Innovations, a provider of low-cost electronics and accessories, unveiled its new Geeni line of Smart Home devices at CES 2017. The Geeni line consists of a Smart camera, plugs, bulbs and power solution, all of which can be controlled via a smartphone or tablet, with the Geeni cloud-based app and an Internet connection. The app is embedded with a variety of features such as smart scenes, robust sharing and grouping.

 

Merkury Innovations Geenie Line Smart Home Products

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Airbnb Establishes Partnership With Vivint To Enhance Guest And Host Experience

Airbnb, an online marketplace for short-term lodging, and Vivint Smart Home, a provider of Smart Home services, establishes a partnership to provide Airbnb guests and hosts with a comprehensive Smart Home experience. The Airbnb marketplace connects consumers with unique accommodations in over 191 countries and 34,000 cities. The Vivint Home app will allow hosts to manage their properties remotely, with energy management, home security and keyless access.

 

Nest Smart Thermostat

Nest Learning Thermostat

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Vivint Smart Home Establishes Partnership With Vivint Solar To Provide Consumers With A More Comprehensive Smart Home Experience

Vivint Smart Home, a leading provider of Smart Home services, announces a partnership with Vivint Solar, a leading provider of solar solutions in residential settings. Under the partnership, consumers will have the ability to manage the generation and consumption of energy in their home.

 

Vivint Go Control Panel

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Ooma Unveils Smart Home Monitoring Solution For Small Businesses And Consumers

Ooma, a home automation platform for consumers and small businesses, unveils its comprehensive DIY home monitoring solution, Ooma Home Monitoring. The system will transmit event alerts to the user’s connected iOS and Android devices. It features motion, door, window and water sensors, along with remote 911 calling from the home.

Ooma Home Monitoring System With Ooma Telo

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Osram Car Lighting Technologies Will Improve Road Safety For All Drivers On The Road

Osram, the leading provider of automotive lighting, unveiled its new Smart Automotive Technologies at CES 2017. The company is excited about its latest high-tech automotive applications, which are designed to enhance road safety. Drivers will have a wide range of stylish and smart design options to choose from, so they can soup up their ride as they see fit.

 

Osram LIDAR Technology

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Jasco Products Unveils An Array Of GE Branded Z-Wave Smart Remotes

Jasco, a leading provider of Z-Wave lighting technologies, unveils an array of Z-Wave Wireless Smart Remotes. The GE Branded Remotes work with indoor/outdoor switches, light bulbs and dimmers, with or without a Z-Wave-enabled Smart bridge. The remotes have a compact, portable design, offering both primary and secondary light controls throughout the home.

 

Jasco GE Branded Wireless Remotes

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Vivint Smart Home Establishes Partnership With Citizens Bank To Offer Consumers Vivint Flex Pay

Smart Home devices can be quite expensive, making them out of reach for many consumers. Creating a home automation network will require a specific amount of funds, which is why Vivint Smart Home decided to partner with Citizens Bank. The two companies will work together to bring Smart devices a little closer to the consumer.

 

 

Schlage Connect Smart Lock

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