Apple appears to be nearing a fire-detecting software inside all iOS devices, such as the iPhone and iPad. The software would be able to detect a fire, alert the user and contact authorities while also helping authorities pinpoint the exact location of the fire.
Stephen Sellner · September 10, 2015
A new report by research firm Citigroup estimates that tech companies like Google and Apple that provide self-installed and self-monitored security solutions will hold 62.5 percent of the home security market, while traditional professionally installed and monitored systems offered by companies like ADT will make up 31.3 percent of the market in 20 years.
SSI Staff · July 28, 2015
A new report suggests Apple is looking into developing a new solution for moving its Touch ID fingerprint sensor to the display itself.
SSI Staff · June 23, 2015
Alarm.com has created an app for the Apple Watch, which will permit users to monitor and control their home security system and electronic devices from their wrists.
By Lisa Montgomery · March 19, 2015
As the new iPhone launches with a mobile payment app and a fingerprint recognition reader, a Web site has complied a directory of publicly traded companies that play in the biometrics field.
SSI Staff · September 09, 2014
The Open Interconnect Consortium looks to deliver a specification, an open source implementation, and a certification program for wirelessly connecting devices.
SSI Staff · July 10, 2014
While Apple's 2014 WWDC press conference covered some exciting operating system updates, it seemed that talk of the firm's home automation technology proved to be nothing more than a tease of a platform that may or may not ever see the light of day.
By Robert Archer · June 04, 2014
Reports suggest that Google is in talks to acquire home security firm Dropcam, while Apple plans to launch a Jetsons-style home automation platform to ramp up competition with Google.
Ashley Willis · May 29, 2014