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44% of Americans Looking for Move-in-Ready Homes Say Smart Home Technology Should Be Installed

A survey conducted by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC and Parks Associates found that 44% of Americans who are looking for a move-in ready home want smart home technology installed.


Latest in Home Automation

Google introduces Google Home, its voice-activated device that connects to some smart home devices. Stephen Sellner · May 18, 2016

August Home, a provider of smart locks and smart home access products and services, announced a new integration with Nest enabling the August Doorbell Cam to work in sync with the Nest Cam to detect and record motion activity inside and outside the front door. SSI Staff · May 17, 2016

Research conducted by Parks Associates found the most widely used smart home device is connected garage door openers. Where do other devices rank? SSI Staff · May 12, 2016

Tyco Security Products announces the addition of Control4 to the home automation partner integration portfolio available for DSC’s PowerSeries Neo intrusion platform. SSI Staff · May 09, 2016

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




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