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Read: 3 in 4 U.S. Households at Risk to Get Hacked Via Voice Assistants by 2025

3 in 4 U.S. Households at Risk to Get Hacked Via Voice Assistants by 2025

Recent findings show that voice assistants can get hacked by using ultrasonic waves to imitate voice commands, according to Atlas VPN.

Read: Apple Boosts AI Capabilities With Xnor.ai Buy

Apple Boosts AI Capabilities With Xnor.ai Buy

The acquired company is a Seattle-based startup that specializes in low-power, edge-based artificial intelligence tools.

Read: Google, Amazon, Apple, Zigbee Alliance to Collaborate on Smart Home Open Standard

Google, Amazon, Apple, Zigbee Alliance to Collaborate on Smart Home Open Standard

Project Connected Home over IP aims to make it easier for device manufacturers to build devices that are compatible with each other’s smart home and voice services.

Read: Arlo Adds Apple Homekit Support to Expand Smart Home Functionality

Arlo Adds Apple Homekit Support to Expand Smart Home Functionality

iOS users can now access certain functions of their Arlo Pro or Pro 2 cameras in the HomeKit ecosystem using the Apple Home app and Siri voice commands.

Read: Voice-Operated Alarm Systems Forecast to Be Growing at 7% Annual Clip

Voice-Operated Alarm Systems Forecast to Be Growing at 7% Annual Clip

Voice assistants developed by Amazon, Google, Apple and others are disrupting the way consumers interact with connected home devices and fueling growth for voice-operated alarm systems, according a new research note by IHS Markit.

Read: Apple Repair Center Floods California 911 Dispatchers With False Alarms

Apple Repair Center Floods California 911 Dispatchers With False Alarms

Emergency responders in Elk Grove, Calif., and Sacramento County have been receiving about 20 calls a day from a single Apple repair and refurbishing site.

Read: Honeywell Lyric Controller Home Security System Now Supports Apple Homekit

Honeywell Lyric Controller Home Security System Now Supports Apple Homekit

Honeywell says dealers can leverage the Apple ecosystem of HomeKit partners to expand their connected home offerings.

Read: DIY Gambit: Should Pro Installers Consider a Self-Install Offering to Stave Off Competition?

DIY Gambit: Should Pro Installers Consider a Self-Install Offering to Stave Off Competition?

A slew of DIY security and home automation competitors are flooding the marketplace, challenging traditional business models to keep pace.

Read: Research Finds 40% of Apple Users Unlikely to Use Facial Recognition

Research Finds 40% of Apple Users Unlikely to Use Facial Recognition

Contactless payment users in the U.S. and U.K. show clear preference for fingerprint authentication and voice recognition, according to Juniper Research.

Read: Smart Home Forecast: 55% Market Penetration in North America by 2021

Smart Home Forecast: 55% Market Penetration in North America by 2021

The European smart home market lags behind North America in terms of penetration and market maturity, according to Berg Insight.

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