Let's look at water heaters. One of the most common appliances around, found in most homes. Water heaters have a short lifetime—maybe fifteen years at best. When a water heater starts...

Revenues from smart home related hardware; services and installation fees will exceed $1.7B in 2016 and grow at a 16% CAGR to nearly $2.8B by 2020. That is the view of Strategy...

The Fairhair Alliance and the ZigBee Alliance have signed a liaison agreement to collaborate on driving higher levels of product interoperability and standards unification in smart commercial buildings.  The two organizations...

Qorvo®, a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, is helping to advance smart home networking with a radio chip and software that significantly expand the ability of...

SafeHaven, a system that enables granular control of every IoT device in a smart home has won the inaugural GlobalPlatform Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) hackathon.  Without prior experience of using the...

Amazon today announced the Dash Button—the Wi-Fi-connected device that conveniently reorders your favourite products with the simple press of a button—is now available in the UK. With Dash Buttons, Prime members...

Just three short months after announcing their installation of 75,000 units, StratIS hits another major milestone. StratIS, creator of the award-winning StratIS Sphere Access, Energy, and Automation Platform for MultiFamily and...

Iota Labs, a group of five Berkeley engineers, is launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to finish developing Dot, the Physical Push Notification. Utilizing Bluetooth 4.0, Dot provides ultra-precise location data...

The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that SOMFY has joined the ZigBee...

Qorvo®, a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, and Levarys, a leading developer and manufacturer of smart thermostat solutions, today announced that Levarys' new Luna Smart Home...

Nest Labs, architect of the thoughtful smart home today announced sweeping changes to its security camera portfolio with the introduction of Nest Cam Outdoor, additional features to the Nest Aware service,...

Nokia today announced a new Smart Home solution that lets network operators quickly offer new services to residential customers seeking a digital home solution for the Internet of Things. The solution...