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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
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.
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.
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.
Siri isn't the only personal assistant that can turn on the lights for you. Cortana integration is coming to the Insteon smart-home ecosystem.
Products based on the networking specification are due next year
If it's recently rained, or it's just not very hot, Skydrop can skip a day of watering to conserve resources and money.
This smart gardening system sends data from your soil to the cloud, which decides when and how much to water your plants. Yep, it's a 21st-century rain cloud.