The standards group behind the Matter smart home protocol delayed the release of the specification until the fall of this year.
The company says its IQ4 Hub was designed to target residential, SMB, builder, multifamily/MDU and wellness installations.
Customers with Ring Alarm Pro and a Ring Protect Pro plan will be able to use their ONVIF-compatible cameras to gain access to Ring app features.
Research firm Interpret found that current consumer preference provides an attractive path for integrators to first sell cameras, then add more complete systems.
Manufacturers want to make the Matter smart home specification the de facto standard with more than half of all devices able to connect.
PowerShades’ PoE automated shades, called TRUEPoE, offer benefits found in the company’s RF automated product, among other advantages.
Integrators can learn how Josh.ai products, now available exclusively to Control4 dealers via Snap One, enhance smart home integrated systems.
As consumers and builders demand increased energy savings and reduced grid reliance, residential tech pros are armed with more power and tools to deliver.
A strong preference for beginning with standalone devices has important implications for sales channels that tend to focus on systems, says research firm Interpret.
Parks Associates has found that households are experimenting with different offers from security providers and standalone devices, ultimately expanding adoption.