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The device adds hands-free convenience of voice commands for home automation tasks. SSI Staff · June 03, 2016

Comcast is putting its smart home platform, Xfinity Home, up against the likes of ADT and others as it tries to take over the smart home market. Stephen Sellner · May 31, 2016

Research by Argus Insights finds consumers are frustrated by the complexity of setting up and maintaining smart home applications. Rodney Bosch · May 26, 2016

New program offers reduced pricing, by as much as 50%, on DSC/Tyco products to homebuilders and developers looking to demo home security and automation systems to clients. SSI Staff · May 25, 2016

Nortek announces its acquisition of Nuiku, a language processing platform that analyzes and executes voice commands. The technology will be added to Nortek's home automation portfolio. SSI Staff · May 24, 2016

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




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