6 hrs ago
Fluent Home Receives $30 Million in Funding While Retaining 100% Equity
At this early stage of business, the company has raised more than for account growth from an international infrastructure investment firm.
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10 hrs ago
HomeSeer Makes a Tabletop Smart Home Touchscreen for Android Users
A lot of companies incorporate smart tablet apps into home home automation systems.
14 hrs ago
Hack a day
SOAP: The Home Automation Router And Kickstarter Scam
How would you like a 7" tablet with a Quad-core ARM Cortex A9 processor, USB 3.0, 32 GB of storage, 802.11ac, four ports of Gigabit LAN, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, SATA, HDMI, built-in Zigbee and RFID modules, a camera, speaker and microphone, all for $170? Sound too good to be true? That's because it probably is.
18 hrs ago
Re: STB overhaul
SO true, this was bound to happen. Actually Set top box, smartphone and tablet should be all linked.
A home automation hub designed for flexibility
A home automation hub designed for flexibility. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ascent Capital Is Unmonitored Even With A 20% Free Cash Flow Yield
Ascent Capital is a holding company which has undergone considerable change; now, its primary asset is 100% ownership of Monitronics, a home security services and home automation business.
Zubie Joins Forces with iControl Networks to Combine the Power of Connected Car and Connected Home
Zubie Chief Technology Officer to speak about integration of connected car and connected home at inaugural Connected Home Developers Garage at SXSW on March 9 )-- Zubie, a connected-car service provider focused on maximizing connected-car capabilities for consumers and businesses, today announced its partnership with iControl Networks , a leader in ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Home Controls Celebrates 25 Years of Service in Smart Home Automation
Home Controls, one of the nation's largest and most respected distributors of home automation systems, is pleased to announce that 2014 marks its 25th year in business.
After Four Decades As The 'Next Big Thing', The Smart Home Finally Arrives
For some time, there's been a trusty saw which says the smart home industry is always one or two years away from being the next To use another old saying, the smart home is always a bridesmaid but never a bridea until now.
Just the beginning?
"The large number of vulnerabilities found -- and exploited -- in SOHO routers, as well as webcams, will likely soon be joined by the mass exploitation of Internet-connected thermostats, electronic locks, and home automation equipment."
Vivint CMO, Ex-Nike Exec, On Home Automation
Having spent much of his marketing career at Nike , Jeff Lyman is no stranger to technology.
APX Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results
These operational results coupled with our build out in technology, IT, and management capabilities provide us a great foundation for 2014," said  Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP measure.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Security Sales & Integration
ADS Security Expands in Alabama With 2 Acquisitions
ADS Security now has more than 20,000 accounts in Alabama after acquiring Opelika, Ala.-based Advanced Electronic Solutions and Decatur, Ala.-based Guardian Security Systems.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
5 things you need to know about Bluetooth low energy
Bluetooth low energy can be used for smart homes, retail geofencing and mobile payments -- if privacy and security issues are addressed.
Fibaro Launch New Home Center Lite Home Automation Controller
Building on the success of their award winning Home Center 2, Polish smart home specialist Fibaro have today announced a brand new home automation controller, the Home Center Lite.
Boston Brownstone Goes from Barebones to Brimming with Technology
For eight years, the family who lived in this elegant Boston brownstone had dealt with an inconsistent indoor climate, troublesome light switches and poor communication between six floors.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
This awesome touchscreen AC router doubles as a home automation hub
If you're rocking a decent DIY home automation setup in your house right now, you've undoubtedly got a myriad of different boxes wired up to control your network - modems, routers, access hubs, and more.
APX Group Holdings, Inc. Schedules Conference Call to Review 2013...
The company will also host a conference call to review and discuss its fourth quarter and full-year results the same day ( To join the live webcast and conference call, please visit the investor relations section of Vivint's website, http://www.vivint.com/en/investors/events , or from the U.S. please dial 866.548.2699 or 913.489.5306 for ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Scroll is a cheap and easy alternative to spendy automated blinds
For much too long, automated shades have been a luxury that only a rare few have enjoyed.
"Feel" the Music in This NY Brownstone with Dynamic Home Automation
Like many renovation projects that include home automation systems, the plan for this New York City brownstone started with one specific and fairly simple request: hi-fi audio throughout the entire five-story, 3,500-square-foot residence.