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Less Than 30% of Households Know Where to Buy Smart Home Products and Services, Study Finds

A study by Parks Associate found that fewer than 30% of households know where to purchase smart home products and services.


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Google and Honeywell announced on Friday that they have reached an agreement on their patent dispute over Nest Lab thermostats. Honeywell filed the lawsuit against Nest Labs back in 2012 before Google purchased it. Stephen Sellner · May 06, 2016

Computer scientists have discovered vulnerabilities in Samsung's smart home automation system that allowed them to carry out a host of remote attacks. Rodney Bosch · May 03, 2016

Internet of Things (IoT) products and applications as well as cost reduction measures enabled by home automation systems are cited as significant market drivers. SSI Staff · May 02, 2016

Smart home company Vivint raised $100 million in its first-ever round of venture capital funding. Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the news is who was doing the investing: Peter Thiel and Mitt Romney. Stephen Sellner · April 27, 2016

A telling number of people are concerned their private information is at risk through smart home devices that store the data, Stephen Sellner · April 25, 2016

Qolsys Director of Marketing Jeremy McLerran walks SSI through the IQ Panel 2, the sequel to the IQ Panel that will be out later this year. Stephen Sellner · April 21, 2016

A survey conducted by August Home and Comcast's Xfinity Home shows a growing interest in smart security and smart home technology. Stephen Sellner · April 21, 2016

Among global respondents, 75% expect smart homes to improve quality of life, but 66% still very concerned about cybersecurity. SSI Staff · April 20, 2016

A home security study conducted by Parks Associates shows nearly 20% of U.S. broadband households plan to acquire a security camera in the next 12 months. SSI Staff · April 14, 2016

Resolution Products wants customers to know just how quick and easy it is to install the Helix Panel, which gives customers the power of home automation and home security from their mobile device. Stephen Sellner · April 13, 2016




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