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36 min ago | Realtor Magazine

What Consumers Want Smart Homes to Do

When it comes to smart homes, consumers are more interested in their security features than the gadgets that control the homes' appliances.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Live Science

Integrating Into the 'Internet of Things'

Kevin Curran is a reader in Computer Science at the University of Ulster and an IEEE Senior Member.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Jetson Green

Honda Smart House US Ready For Testing

The Honda Smart House US has recently been constructed on campus at the University of California , Davis.


Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Cortana will soon be able to control your home

One of the best aspects of Cortana is that third-parties can link into the digital assistant to create unique experiences for Windows Phone users.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, iPhone


Re: How much power?

Everything is going to become Tiny. No wonder the demand for the wearables or the home automation or the IoT devices in ineed of the powerful but low power graphical processing units.


Automated Home

Our Tour of Cornflake's Stunning London Smart Apartment

A couple of minutes walk from a busy bustling Oxford Street, in London's West End, is an oasis of calm.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal


Exquisite French Country estate built by Nance Construction set on more than an acre of lush grounds created and maintained by Berghoff Landscaping.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

CNet News

Black Hat Preview Shows Hotels, IoT Vulnerable to Hacks

In a preview of his Black Hat session next month, a security researcher exposes the risks of hotel automation systems and the Internet of things.


The Motley Fool

Ford's Next Big Thing Isn't a Car

I've traveled to some exotic places to better understand the huge Internet of Things trend, including the Arctic Circle in Finland .


Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Investment Services, Warren Buffett

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Hack a day

Long Range Wireless Sensors for the Home-Area-Network

In the near future, we will all reside in households that contain hundreds of little devices intertwingled together with an easily connectable and controllable network of sensors.



Here are the IoT Top 10 Movers and Shakers

Using the same research from the marketing influence platform provider Appinions, let's take a look at the top ten movers and shakers.


Related Topix: Best of 2007, Marketing, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Startups, Privacy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Motley Fool

Can Lowe's Outfox Apple and Google in the Connected Home?

Soon, virtually every device in your home will be connected to the Internet. Controlling the protocol these devices use to talk to each other would be highly lucrative, as you might imagine.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Canada NewsWire

Avante Logixx Inc. to Release Results for Quarter Ended June 30, 2014 ...

Its primary operating division, Avante Security Inc. , provides best in class security response and other security services for residential and commercial applications as well as being an industry leader in designing and installing complex security systems, access control, intelligent video analytics and smart home automation.


TG Daily

Samsung buys SmartThings home automation services

Never has there been so much activity around stuff that can control your lights and smoke alarms at home.


Dark Reading

Hacking Your Hotel Room

At Black Hat USA next month, a researcher will show how to hack your way into controlling everything in a hotel room -- from lighting to television sets.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Philips hue tap battery-free light switch finally reaches US

Philips' hue tap wireless, battery-free light switch for the company's color-changing bulbs has finally arrived in the US, allowing the smartphone-phobic still still get in on the home automation action.


Thu Jul 17, 2014


These Effortlessly Simple, Surprisingly Affordable Portable Golf Clubs Could Change Golf Forever

On this week's Aspire we're taking a look at some awesome and convenient gadgets, including a really cool new home automation suite called Wink, a portable battery pack that can not only charge your phone but also jumpstart your car, and an ambitious Kickstarter for a set of ultra-portable golf clubs that hopes to completely change your on-the-go ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment

The Motley Fool

Is This Marvell Technology's Next Big Thing?

Since then, a number of companies have come forward boasting their IoT credentials, with chipmakers leading the charge.


Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth



My best friend is an engineer and he recently decided to make a home automation project by himself, his kids were very interested about the process of creating an "intelligent" home but they were only messing the wires and he told them they are allowed to pick any model of they like if they would let him finish the project by himself.


Related Topix: Startups, Sigma Designs, Marketing

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Report: Youth being served by smart energy products

Parks Associates' Internet of Things research found that young consumers, those with children, and those in a home for three to four years were leading the adoption of Internet-connected energy devices.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast