25 Smart Home Technology Devices You Need Right Now

The following list serves as a template to inspire your future home improvement efforts shall you want to embrace the trends of the moment while cutting energy costs, reducing water consumption, improving home security, and, why not, wellness.

How to sell a Smart Home in 2019

Homes are becoming smarter, thanks to integration with modern technologies. Things like smart garage door openers, smart locks and smart thermostats headline the upgrades, with many other options waiting in the wings. The general concept is that smart home technology offers considerable conveniences to simplify and enhance the lives of its users. Therefore, everyone from

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Which Will Be the Most Popular Smart Home Trends Next Year?

Over the past few years, smart home technology has advanced considerably so it’s exciting to see how it will develop in the next 12 months. An article in cepro.com has highlighted some of the top smart home trends for 2018. Not surprisingly one of the top trends is still security and is often cited as

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CARU Offers Safety Tips for Parents Buying Connected Toys

Many parents will be buying their children smart toys this holiday season and while these toys can be fun, an article by the Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) in the Better Business Bureau is warning they could also put the family at risk unless care is taken when using these devices. The article includes safety

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4 Surprising Benefits of Smart Home Tech

It’s 2017. Smart home technology isn’t exactly new at this point, but we’re still discovering new benefits beyond what the product packaging describes.

Microsoft reveals GLAS Smart Thermostat

Just recently Microsoft revealed its new smart thermostat called GLAS and which is powered by its Cortana digital assistant.
At the moment, not much is known about the thermostat but an article in Tech Times points out that it looks as if Nest, which is one of the

Voice Recognition Technology Becoming More Popular

Over the past few years, voice recognition technology has become a more popular way of communicating with connected and mobile devices. Not so long ago smart devices had to be controlled by clicking or swiping them, but now many can be activated with just a few words.

Wearable Technology and Its Effect on Insurance Markets

According to a recent press release, wearable technology represents a new way for insurance companies to potentially collect and analyze data about the people they insure.

Machine Learning and Smart Home Security

The popularity of smart homes is on the rise but with it comes increased concerns about security. Now an article in CBR online.com asks if machine learning will be the answer.

Security Increased against Smart Home Hackers

An article in CNBC.com highlights how companies are exploring better ways to protect valuable data from connected services, for example from a smart home device. The article points out that the data transmitted by a smart thermostat may seem innocuous, but a lower temperature could signal that a house is empty, increasing the risk of

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