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It's still too early to call if consumers will embrace the idea, but right now it definitely seems that --for better or worse-- inventors are increasingly gravitating toward sound-based smart home devices that can "listen" to their…
Netgear isn't just about routers anymore. Earlier today, the company announced the launch of a new security camera -- the first of many products it plans to release under its newly-minted Arlo smart home brand.
Insteon, one of the more well-established home automation platforms in the biz, has recently announded that its connected home products and kits are now available in more than 1,500 Walmart stores across the country
With the help of an embedded microphone and some clever programming, BeON can learn your family's habits and make it seem like you're home all the time -- thereby deterring would-be-burglars from breaking in.
In addition to regular Wi-Fi, Verizon's new router also supports the Z-Wave protocol, meaning it can function as a network hub for any Z-Wave compatible device. The router also offers a lot of other perks.