03. July 2017 · Comments Off on Home security companies fight to be the gateway drug for smart homes · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Home security is getting interesting. At the high end, there is a battle between service providers such as ADT, Honeywell and Alarm.com to roll out new services and connected offerings that cost less and provide more home automation. This involves partnerships with startups and legal battles galore.

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26. August 2016 · Comments Off on Home Automation: A Growth Area For The Security Industry? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

It’s become a hot topic lately, but what are the real prospects for the smart home and home automation market? More specifically, what role can the security industry play in what is seen as a growth area?Earlier this year, IFSEC International in London saw the launch of a new home automation zone featuring a replica smart home, showcasing a range of interconnected devices such as intruder alarms, CCTV, biometric readers, door entry solutions and locks, as well as wireless control of blinds, lighting and heating, and 4K video and audio distribution.

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24. November 2015 · Comments Off on Home security gateway runs Linux, features glowing orb · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Dojo-Labs announced a Linux-based “Dojo” home security gateway that notifies users of security threats via a mobile app and a glowing orb.An Israeli startup called Dojo-Labs has launched $99 presales on its Dojo security device, with shipments due March 8. After the first year, yearly subscriptions cost an additional $99 per year. CEO Yossi Atias has confirmed to LinuxGizmos that the device runs on a Linux operating system based on a Broadcom distribution.

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01. October 2015 · Comments Off on Home automation: At the beginning of a long term trend · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Luxury facilities like home automation, sports facilities and infinity pools have been showing up in the priority lists of more and more discerning home buyers in India. Today’s customers are very specific about their requirements; these go quite a bit beyond just the location, which used to be more or less the fulcrum of the traditional home buying process. Contemporary luxury home buyers in India are well travelled, highly-educated individuals who have great expectations from the homes they choose to invest in.

The fact that home automation has become a very important criterion for them is a natural extension of this fact.

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29. September 2015 · Comments Off on Home automation has become a good selling point  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Luxury add-ons like home automation, sports facilities and infinity pools have been showing up in the priority lists of more and more discerning home buyers in India.Today’s customers are very specific about their requirements; these go quite a bit beyond just the location, which used to be more or less the fulcrum of the traditional home buying process. Contemporary luxury home buyers in India are well travelled, highly-educated individuals who have great expectations from the homes they choose to invest in. The fact that home automation has become a very important criterion for them is a natural extension of this fact. Empowered with more disposable incomes, India’s growing middle class is looking for a lifestyle that addresses their needs for efficiency, functionality and sustainability.

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