How to Protect Your Smart Home Tech During the Holiday Season



Smart home tech is likely to be extremely popular this holiday season, but it could also prove fruitful for hackers taking advantage of people who are less than tech-savvy.

Amazon Key Home Delivery Option Could Affect Home Insurance



Amazon has announced a new service called Amazon Key that will deliver parcels inside a customer’s home. According to a press release, a 2015 report showed 23 million Americans had recently delivered parcels stolen from their homes

Consumers Delaying Their Purchase of Smart Home Devices



According to an article in the Business Insider, people are becoming more cautious about smart home devices, apart from the Internet of Things devices. The reason is because of concerns about security.

41% of US Households Intend Purchasing Smart Home Device



Recent research just released by Parks Associates shows that 41% of US broadband households have plans to purchase a smart home device within the next 12 months. This includes 27% who have high purchase intentions.

Smart Tech Adoption Aided by Voice Control



A recent article in Computer Weekly.com highlights how voice control is impacting smart home connected products. The article points out that voice control is an important factor in influencing people to purchase connected products as more manufacturers introduce this feature.

Keeping Kids Safe with AI Powered Home Security



Most people are interested in AI-powered home security to keep their family safe and an article in venturebeat.com highlights how home security powered by artificial intelligence is smarter than ever before.

Biggest Users of Smart Home Technology Are Older



According to an article in Techdigest.TV a recent poll has revealed that more than a third of adults in the UK aged over 55 have smart technology devices within their home compared to less than a fifth of those aged between 18 and 34.

Is It Worth Investing in Smart Home Technologies?



This is the question posed in an article in Journalnow.com especially as more traditional home improvements such as remodeling kitchens and bathrooms often give good returns when it comes to selling.

Smart Home Technologies Could Help Reduce Peak Time Power Usage



It’s hoped that smart home technologies will help reduce peak time power usage as according to a press release, South Dakota’s State University researchers have been given an $80,000 grant to develop a next-generation residential energy management system.

Forensic Implications of Smart Home Software



While much has been made of the usefulness of smart home software an article in CBC.ca highlights how smart home software is being used forensically.

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