Home automation
Home automation is the residential extension of building automation. It is automation of the home, housework or household activity. Home automation may include centralized control of lighting, HVAC (...
This grandmother using Google home
This grandmother using Google home is the best thing ever
EMTHINGS - Smarter Home Automation
The most advanced EMTHINGS Modular Smart Switch System with integrated Wi-Fi connectivity, feather touch controls, scheduling, motion sensing, temperature sensing, parental lock, dimmers, and usage m...
Google Home is smart, loud, and kind of cute
It’s finally here, the smart speaker that Google announced in May at its I/O conference. And the biggest thing to know is that it’s priced to beat its main competitor, at $129 to the Echo’s $179. I...
Google Home Is More Than Just A Repackaged Chromecast
Google's home assistant device will also be an AI personal assistant and a smart home controller.
How Wireless “X-Ray Vision” Could Power Virtual Reality, Smart Homes, And Hollywood
By seeing silhouettes through a wall, CSAIL device could help with motion capture, fall prevention and even your heating bill. Since 2013, CSAIL researchers have been developing technologies that use ...
Here Are The First Connected Home Devices For Apple’s HomeKit
Apple’s HomeKit is finally starting to roll out to actual consumers, via the first crop of HomeKit-enabled accessories from third-party manufacturers. This means you’ll soon be able to get your hands ...
2020 Smart Home Technology In Action
Technology companies are working hard to make your home smarter. In just a few years, the various gadgets and devices within a typical house will interact with each other. The goal: bringing more conv...
One Day Hackers Will Be Able To Control And Monitor Everything In Your Home
Recent work by security researchers indicates that one of the problems with having a "smart" home is that some day, it might be smart enough to attack you. The essence of the forthcoming "internet of ...
Responsive architecture
Responsive architecture is an evolving field of architectural practice and research. Responsive architectures are those that measure actual environmental conditions (via sensors) to enable buildings t...
Lighting control system
A lighting control system is an intelligent network based lighting control solution that incorporates communication between various system inputs and outputs related to lighting control with the use o...
Robotic vacuum cleaner
A robotic vacuum cleaner, often called a robovac, is an autonomous robotic vacuum cleaner that has intelligent programming and a limited vacuum cleaning system. Some designs use spinning brushes to re...
Smart Lighting
Smart lighting is a lighting technology designed for energy efficiency. This may include high efficiency fixtures and automated controls that make adjustments based on conditions such as occupancy or ...
Smart thermostat
Smart thermostats are home automation devices responsible for controlling a home's heating, and sometimes air conditioning. They allow the user to control the temperature of their home throughout the...
Nest Labs
Nest Labs is a home automation company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, that designs and manufactures sensor-driven, Wi-Fi-enabled, self-learning, programmable thermostats and smoke detectors. ...
Home automation for the elderly and disabled
The form of home automation called assistive domotics focuses on making it possible for the elderly and disabled to remain at home, safe and comfortable. Home automation is becoming a viable option fo...
Social robot
A social robot is an autonomous robot that interacts and communicates with humans or other autonomous physical agents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role. This definition sugg...
SmartLabs
Smartlabs, Inc. is a privately held corporation that owns several companies in the home automation, home control and home monitoring spaces. The company was founded in 1992. Its worldwide operations h...
IRobot Dirt Dog
The iRobot Dirt Dog is a cleaning robot based on the Roomba platform designed for workshops and garages. It replaces the Roomba's vacuum cleaner with a series of brushes designed for cleaning up loose...
How Wireless “X-Ray Vision” Could Power Virtual Reality, Smart Homes, And Hollywood
By seeing silhouettes through a wall, CSAIL device could help with motion capture, fall prevention and even your heating bill. Since 2013, CSAIL researchers have been developing technologies that use ...
Window blind
A window blind is a type of window covering. There are many different kinds of window blinds which use a variety of control systems. A typical window blind is made up of several long horizontal or ver...
Marata Vision
Marata is a brand owned by Polaron Controls, part of Cooper Controls. Marata's principal business activity is distribution of video display, integration and control equipment for domestic and commerci...
AlertMe
AlertMe is a UK company that provides energy and home monitoring hardware and services. AlertMe produces hardware and software to enable users to monitor and control their home energy use.AlertMe use...
Insteon
Insteon is a home automation technology that enables light switches, lights, thermostats, motion sensors, and other electrical devices to interoperate through power lines, radio frequency (RF) commun...
ZigBee
ZigBee is a specification for a suite of high-level communication protocols used to create personal area networks built from small, low-power digital radios. ZigBee is based on an IEEE 802.15.4 standa...
Litter Robot
Litter Robot is a self-cleaning litter box for cats that uses a rotating globe to sift the clumps from the clean cat litter.It has been engineered to solve many of the problems associated with early a...
Domestic robot
A domestic robot, or service robot, is an autonomous robot that is used for household chores. Thus far, there are only a few limited models, though speculators, such as Bill Gates, have suggested tha...
Robotic lawn mower
A robotic lawn mower is an autonomous robot used to cut lawn grass. A typical robotic lawn mower requires the user to set up a border wire around the lawn that defines the area to be mowed. The robot...