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Smart Thermostats

Read: Johnson Controls Acquires Residential Smart Thermostat Company LUX

Johnson Controls Acquires Residential Smart Thermostat Company LUX

Johnson Controls says the LUX acquisition enhances its commitment to thermostats and will strengthen its portfolio in the consumer retail channel.

Read: 3 in 4 Resi Security Installs Included Smart Home Controls in 2017, Report Says

3 in 4 Resi Security Installs Included Smart Home Controls in 2017, Report Says

Smart home market insights will be explored during the annual CONNECTIONS conference, hosted by Parks Associates, May 22-24 in San Francisco.

Read: Can You Get RMR From Smart Thermostats? New Data Shows Potential

Can You Get RMR From Smart Thermostats? New Data Shows Potential

According to new data from Parks Associates, half of U.S. households would pay $5/month for subsidized smart thermostat installation with an ongoing service program.

Read: Alarm.com Smart Thermostat Combines Cloud Services, Machine Learning

Alarm.com Smart Thermostat Combines Cloud Services, Machine Learning

The smart thermostat unveiled by Alarm.com at CES 2018 uses machine learning to safeguard property owners against common emergencies.

Read: DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

DIY Entrant Konnected Converts Existing Alarm Panels Into Smart Home Systems

The startup Konnected Alarm Panel is billed as the first-of-its kind solution to convert a wired alarm system for app-based smart home controls.

Read: Americas Account for 85% of Global DIY Security Alarm Sales, IHS Markit Says

Americas Account for 85% of Global DIY Security Alarm Sales, IHS Markit Says

All told, the research firm estimates the market for DIY intrusion alarm equipment totaled $60 million worldwide in 2016.

Read: Smart Home Device Included in 42% of New Security System Installs, Says Parks

Smart Home Device Included in 42% of New Security System Installs, Says Parks

The research firm reports many smaller security dealers are not embracing interactive services and smart home controls and are losing market share as a result.

Read: Microsoft and Johnson Controls Design Stylish Smart Thermostat

Microsoft and Johnson Controls Design Stylish Smart Thermostat

The GLAS smart thermostat is powered by Microsoft’s Cortana and is being marketed toward businesses and commercial properties as well as residential spaces.

Read: First Alert and Google Form Partnership to Advance Connected Home Platform

First Alert and Google Form Partnership to Advance Connected Home Platform

A smart wifi thermostat will be the first compatible product to launch.

Read: Serious Security Flaws Found in Samsung SmartThings Platform

Serious Security Flaws Found in Samsung SmartThings Platform

Computer scientists have discovered vulnerabilities in Samsung’s smart home automation system that allowed them to carry out a host of remote attacks.

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