27. June 2017 · Comments Off on How Technology Is Changing Home Security · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Security has changed dramatically over the years.  With the influx of technology, protecting the home has gone to the next level.  From intelligent cameras to fingerprint scanners, today’s homes are safer than ever. There are so many different devices designed to protect the home that it might seem a bit overwhelming.  Hopefully, the information below will help you get started and learn more about this amazing new technology. The future of home security continues to advance and it can help protect you and your family.

 

26. June 2017 · Comments Off on Best Smart Home Hubs of 2017 – Home Automation Hubs and Controllers · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

As smart home gadgets proliferate — from lights and digital locks to security cameras and thermostats — it can help to have a centralized method to control them all. Smart home hubs offer this functionality, as they can connect all of your devices to the cloud and give you one app that acts as a sort of universal remote. Additionally, a hub provides the ability to automate your gadgets. So, for example, when you unlock your door, the lights in your entryway will automatically turn on, and the thermostat in

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12. September 2016 · Comments Off on Telular Surpasses One Million IoT Subscribers in the Commercial Telematics and Security Markets · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Telular Corporation, a technology leader and provider of IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, today announced that it has surpassed one million IoT subscribers in the commercial telematics and security markets. To drive continued growth, the company has strengthened its position in the commercial telematics space by realigning its recent acquisitions under the SkyBitz business unit.

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02. September 2016 · Comments Off on How to turn your home into a smart home · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

We’re on the cusp of a Cambrian explosion in smart home products. The speedy march of technology is churning out everything from connected bottle openers to automated window blinds, keyless locks, and security cameras that text you when someone breaks into your home.These technologies can offer unprecedented levels of information and automation. But with so many potential places to start, it’s time to get smart about setting up a smart home of your own.Curbed checked in with a handful of experts including Nest Platform Head Greg Hu, Canary co-founder & Chief Design Officer Jon Troutman, Amazon Alexa Director Charlie Kindel, IFTTT CEO Linden Tibbets, and LittleBits Director of Product Design Krystal Persaud—all to get their takes on the best smart home products and how to transform your dumb home into a smart one.

Source: How to turn your home into a smart home – Curbed

22. August 2016 · Comments Off on IHS: Smart home growth hindered by lack of awareness, fragmentation · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

While the advent of smart home solutions has created new revenue streams for residential security companies and subsequently increased the value that an alarm system provides to consumers, the technology still faces several challenges that could hinder its growth moving forward.   In fact, according to Tim Hewitt, analyst for security and building technologies at IHS Markit, while the initial uptake of smart home systems by early adopters was in line with expectations, existing market barriers have become more significant as companies have tried to expand their offerings to the broader market. As a result, Hewitt said the market research firm has revised its forecasts to account for the lack of broader consumer interest in connected home products.

Source: IHS: Smart home growth hindered by lack of awareness, fragmentation