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UNCW Computer Science Team Working with Honeywell on Home Voice-Recognition Software

A University of North Carolina Wilmington computer science team is trying to build a home voice-recognition software that can carry out commands around the house. The software could control lights, alarms,…

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The DIY Home Automation market is expected to reach $21.3 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 37.9% between 2015 and 2020, according to a new market research report. An increasing desire of the consumer for convenience connectivity, safety & security and the low cost of DIY systems are the major drivers for the market. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

A new Parks Associates report finds smart home offerings have helped revitalize the residential security industry, as the number of households with monitored security rose over 15% in the past two calendar years. SSI Staff · November 23, 2015

Kidde released the RemoteLync Camera that increases home security through a motion-sensing device that sends updates to the customer's smartphone. SSI Staff · November 20, 2015

Smart home technology will make an impact on the lives of half of people internationally in the next few years, according to new GfK research. Among the other options were 3D printing, augmented/virtual reality, Internet of Things and wearables. SSI Staff · November 12, 2015

SSI and Parks Associates' survey tells the story of how security dealers can emerge on top in the ever-growing smart home industry. By Tricia Parks · November 11, 2015

The announcement follows an initial rollout in July in Atlanta, Chicago, Denver and Miami. SSI Staff · November 10, 2015

A research note from IHS suggests vendors and service providers now must concentrate on understanding end-user needs, technology types. SSI Staff · November 10, 2015

Qolsys, a provider of residential security and smart home solutions, announced on Friday the addition of the IQ Dimmer and IQ Outlet to its expanding portfolio of connected sponsors and smart devices. SSI Staff · November 09, 2015

Icontrol Networks, a distributor of interactive security and home automation platform, announced it is expanding its ecosystem of available devices to include cloud-based integrations. This extension of the Icontrol Developer Program allows application and device developers to integrate with Icontrol-powered solutions via the cloud. SSI Staff · October 29, 2015

The Utah Jazz's arena has a new name: 'Vivint Smart Home Arena.' That'll be the name for the next 10 years, boosting visibility to professionally installed security and home automation. Julie Jacobson · October 26, 2015


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