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This smart surveillance camera monitors your home, using video analytics and sensors to decide when to record and when to turn itself off.
An Internet of Things startup may help shape a consumer goliath's product strategy
By bringing SmartThings under the wing of its Open Innovation Center, Samsung is admitting that to succeed in the smart home space, you can't count on customers to buy all their products from one company.
Pronounced "peek," the latest smart hub looks slick and is cheap up-front, but it requires a monthly subscription.
Blink was born to help sell its proprietary silicon chips. What it's ended up producing, though, is a flexible and inexpensive security camera with a unique set of features.
Energy harvesting technologies will work for really low-power wearables, not power-hungry smartwatches.
Think of it as a Nest Learning Thermostat for your baby. It sees her when she's sleeping, and predicts when she'll awake.
Two researchers will show at Defcon how a Dropcam could turn into a Trojan horse
Amazon and Apple make comic-book fans sad, Yelp lets reviewers add video clips, tablet and smartphone fans let "app rot" set in, and how many tech fans does it take to install a smart bulb? With guests Leah Yamshon and Blake Stimac.
Now open to Android and iOS users, Revolv's new apps let you add geofencing to your Nest thermostat.
Versatile Iota has a longer range than Bluetooth, a pay-once business model, and a decent handful of use cases. But it relies on having enough customers to blanket your town with coverage.
Two dogs and a sheepskin throw rug are no match for this powerhouse robot vac. Oh, and it also has lasers.
If you've got a Philips Hue connected home lighting system, download the Syfy Sync app for iOS, and your lights will sync up with the action during next week's debut of Sharknado 2 on the cable channel.
It's not exactly Rosie the Robot preparing meals for you, but you'll be able to walk away from the kitchen and get a push notification when the meat is at the perfect temperature. Not too shabby.
Frustrations with the mobile and web apps overshadow everything we like about this Dropcam competitor.
Piper's wide-angle camera and built-in sensors are great for renters, but I had some issues with missing notifications.
Not only can Piper's wide-angle lens see everywhere in your room, it's also a Z-Wave hub, letting you control compatible accessories from a single app.
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