02. July 2017 · Comments Off on Amazon Alexa: Smart Home Skill Gives Cameras Voice Commands · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant is getting more capable around the house.The retail giant said Thursday that it built a new developer tool that will let companies specializing in home automation technology integrate Alexa into their products.Now, businesses that use Amazon’s new API—the software that links together Alexa to their respective products—can create new “skills” that can imbue their technologies with voice-activated controls. Amazon refers to the apps that coders can build for Alexa as skills.

Source: Amazon Alexa: Smart Home Skill Gives Cameras Voice Commands | Fortune.com

01. July 2017 · Comments Off on Cleantech Venture Capital: Home Sensors, Energy Islands, and Condo EV Charging · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Much of the technology pushing utilities to adopt two-way, interconnected management of their grids is coming from beyond the meter. While energy savings are the main driver for consumer adoption of distributed technologies, they’re not the only reason people make the choice.  Take the internet-of-things space, where companies are raising hundreds of millions of dollars to build out an infrastructure for managing a world populated by “smart” parking meters, dishwashers, televisions, webcams, doorknobs, and

Source: Cleantech Venture Capital: Home Sensors, Energy Islands, and Condo EV Charging | Greentech Media

28. June 2017 · Comments Off on Global Smart Grid Sensors Market Major Manufacturers, Product Types, application, Share, Analysis · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Smart Grid Sensors research report by QY Research represents an inclusive evaluation of the Global Smart Grid Sensors Market and comprises considerable insights, historical data, facts, and statistical and industry-validated data of the global market. Additionally, it consists of estimated data that is evaluated with the help of suitable set of methodologies and assumptions. The research report highlights informative data and in-depth analysis of Smart Grid Sensors market and its corresponding segments that are based on technology, geography, and applications.

Source: Global Smart Grid Sensors Market Major Manufacturers, Product Types, application, Share, Analysis – 2017 – openPR

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.

 

23. June 2017 · Comments Off on Security systems are increasingly integrating with home automation · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As home security systems continue to adapt with the current technology market, local experts say the trend is leading to integrated smart home setups with control at the fingertips becoming standard. “The ability to control your system from your smartphone device — that is becoming a trend that is pretty much now is going to be standard,” John Palmer, a sales manager for the Denison-based Four Feathers Alarm, said. Palmer said the trend is moving toward cellular monitoring — that is the full control of a home security system available through a smartphone, and the home security systems are becoming increasingly integrated with home automation systems.

Source: Security systems are increasingly integrating with home automation – News – Nueces County Record Star – Alice, TX