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.

TruSense Announces Integrated Smart Home Technology for Seniors

TruSense announced that it is now offering sensor technology to help identify the way a person lives for example how often they get out of the house, how long they spent sleeping or in the kitchen.

Improving Independence for People with Disabilities with Smart Home Technology

An article in Optometry Times highlights how smart home technology can help people who are visually impaired, pointing out that the latest mainstream technology includes accessibility features that are built-in from the start.

How Smart Technology Can Help School Kids

With the new school term looming large, an article in the SF Times.com has highlighted how smart technology can help remove part of the stress of this time of year.

Google Set to Add Hands-Free Calling to Google Home Smart Speaker and Home Hub

Google recently announced that it is adding hands-free calling to its Google home hub and Google home smart speaker. Nowadays it is becoming increasingly common for people not to have a landline due to the increasing reliance on

Smart Home Gadgets to Cut Energy Use May Do the Opposite

Many people are interested in purchasing smart home gadgets to help cut the cost of their energy bills. Devices that can be operated from a smart phone to control heating and cooling and lights and smart plugs are now widely available.

Honeywell Adds New Integration with Google Home

According to a recent press release, Honeywell has just added a new integration with Google Home. Now consumers who own a Google Home will be able to use simple voice commands to adjust their homes temperature and comfort

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

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