More by Julie Jacobson
Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2015 ·
Westinghouse Security, formerly NextLock, launched the Nucli, a mega-featured door lock with Z-Wave, BLE and Wi-Fi home automation hub built in, at CES 2015.
Julie Jacobson · December 17, 2014 ·
Crestron and Savant end four years of lawsuits that have disrupted the professional home automation business. The two parties settled out-of-court.
Julie Jacobson · December 10, 2014 ·
Learn why Tyco invested in Qolsys despite already owning DSC, which makes security/home automation systems.
Julie Jacobson · November 14, 2014 ·
Did you know that Nortek's Linear security and home automation group has the only NASA-approved doorsets? Or that it has a crash-test dummy named Fred? I didn't.
Julie Jacobson · September 18, 2014 ·
By incorporating Control4's Simple Device Discovery Protocol (SDDP) into its Gemini security panel, Napco aims to strengthen its position in the security/home automation realm.
Julie Jacobson · August 19, 2014 ·
Popular cloud-based home automation platform IFTTT is testing an ADT Pulse channel to engage customers with a DIY element.
Julie Jacobson · July 17, 2014 ·
Learn certain things you can do to optimize a home or small-business network today for new developments — like IoT, hacker bots, cloud services and 4K — tomorrow.
Julie Jacobson · July 07, 2014 ·
The deal allows Control4 to take over manufacturing, technical support and sales of Card Access' ZigBee devices.
Julie Jacobson · July 03, 2014 ·
Wink’s 24/7 tech support, product packaging, device discovery, real-time diagnostics expected to drive home automation sales; works with Android Wear.
Julie Jacobson · July 02, 2014 ·
The original $99 Staples Connect home automation hub by Linksys drops to $49, with a new $79 option from D-Link coming with ZigBee and Bluetooth; Windows 8 and Samsung TV apps added to platform.
Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2014 ·
Monoprice has launched a new line of affordable Z-Wave home automation prdoucts, including an electronic door lock.
Julie Jacobson · June 23, 2014 ·
Nest has announced that it will acquire Dropcam for $555 million and hints at a hardwired security device.
Julie Jacobson · May 15, 2014 ·
Microsoft has selected Insteon smart home devices and RF/powerline technology to help the firm enter the connected home market.
Julie Jacobson · April 30, 2014 ·
Honeywell introduced its new Lynx Touch 5200 and 7000 self-contained security/home automation systems at ISC West 2014. The new touchscreen devices offer Z-Wave, Wi-Fi, 4G technology and features video streaming, flash updates and more.
Julie Jacobson · April 17, 2014 ·
2Gig by Linear’s new “Internet of Things” offering — the GC3 self-contained security/home automation system — features Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB and user-swappable cell radios.