Category: General

Exploring The Protocols For Smart Locks

There are three wireless communication standards utilized in Smart Locks, including Z-Wave, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Each of these wireless communication standards are unique in their own way and make the lock’s smartness possible.


Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt

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QY Research Releases Report On The Evaluation Of The Global Smart Lock Market

A recent report released by QY Research shows an all-inclusive evaluation of the Global Smart Market. The MRS Research Group Smart Lock report is based on facts and statistical, historical and industry-validated data, along with estimated data evaluated with the help of assumptions and set of methodologies.


August Smart Lock Mortise Kit

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Wink And August Home Partner To Secure Your Front Door

The Internet of Things is classified as “Smart”, but only with the use of a gateway and Wi-Fi connection. Each has its own language, so it may or may not be able to communicate with the Smart devices connected to a home network. This is where the Smart hub will come into play, because it knows several languages, so it can communicate with innumerable devices.


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Mattel’s Aristotle Is Preparing To Take On The Famous Amazon Echo

Alexa voice services are utilized in a wide range of Smart products and devices. With this said, language recognition tools are lacking in that they are not suitable for use in children. The main reason for this is because children’s speech is much different than adults, making it more difficult for the technology to detect the child’s voice command and respond appropriately.


Mattel Aristotle Smart Wi-Fi Speaker

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A Smart Lock Buying Guide For Beginners

Smart Locks offer a wide range of benefits, which are far too many to mention them all. If you are continuously locking and unlocking your entrance door, it may just be time for an upgrade. Many homeowners are trading their traditional deadbolt in for a Smart Lock that can be controlled from a smartphone or tablet.


Kwikset Kevo 2nd Gen Smart Lock

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Research Shows The Global Smart Home Market Will Scale To $53.45 Billion By 2022

A report by Zion Market Research Company reveals the Smart Home market will be valued at $53.45 billion in 2022. In 2016, the market was valued at $24.10 billion, which will be a huge jump.

The report, “Smart Home Market (Smart Kitchen, Security & Access Control, Lighting Control, Home Healthcare, HVAC Control and Others): Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2016-2022”, shows the market is growing at a CAGR of slightly above 14.5 percent between 2017 and 2022.


Schlage Connect Smart Lock

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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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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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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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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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