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HydraConnect Offers 5-Year Warranty, Supports 3 More Home Automation ... - CEPro (blog)

HydraConnect Offers 5-Year Warranty, Supports 3 More Home Automation ... - CEPro (blog) | Home Automation | Scoop.it
HydraConnect Offers 5-Year Warranty, Supports 3 More Home Automation ...
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... 5-Year Warranty, Supports 3 More Home Automation Systems.
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Dude, where's my flying car? It's being tested now.

Dude, where's my flying car? It's being tested now. | Home Automation | Scoop.it

Will these be filling the skies in a few years? That depends on politics as much as technology.

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Would love to see this being parked on a London street.

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Carloudy: Futuristic Head-Up Display on Your Windshield

Cognitive AI Technologies Inc. is raising funds for Carloudy: Futuristic Head-Up Display on Your Windshield on Kickstarter!

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I want one.

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9 Buzz-Worthy Smart Home Innovations Coming Out of CES 2016

9 Buzz-Worthy Smart Home Innovations Coming Out of CES 2016 | Home Automation | Scoop.it

The world's premier tech expo dazzled attendees with high-tech home appliances and devices that ran the gambit from delightful to disruptive.

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Whirlpool's kitchen is neat as is this Hydroponics system.

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Beyond wearables: are hearables, ingestibles and embeddables the future of the IoT? | Information Age

Beyond wearables: are hearables, ingestibles and embeddables the future of the IoT? | Information Age | Home Automation | Scoop.it

Whilst the Internet of Things continues to be a growing aspect of our day-to-day lives, we are only at the beginning: soon we will be entering an era where technology is a true extension of self ...

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Loving the new terminology. Made me ...erm smileable!  See what I did there?

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WIRED

WIRED | Home Automation | Scoop.it

Get in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how they are shaping business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and culture at WIRED.

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Always a great read. Here's a free plug Wired, on the house.

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London leads the way in the global growth of 'smart cities'

London leads the way in the global growth of 'smart cities' | Home Automation | Scoop.it

2016 will be the year cities start to use technology to improve services and
liveability

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I really doubt the validity of this claim.

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Standards: smart home using OSGi | IT News

Standards: smart home using OSGi | IT News | Home Automation | Scoop.it
HGI (formerly the Home Gateway Initiative) is a standardization organization founded in 2004 by a multitude of telecommunication companies and device manufacturers (particularly of routers and home gateways).
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We're going to need a to get all these standardisation protocols standardised!

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Panasonic Smart Home system wants to keep your house and shed safe - Pocket-lint.com

Panasonic Smart Home system wants to keep your house and shed safe - Pocket-lint.com | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Panasonic has announced that its Smart Home system is coming to the UK, looking to provide another solution for security, monitoring and smart control. 
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The one thing I've learned about Panasonic: They have the worst UI designers in the world.

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A Robot That Lets Your Hands Do the Grasping | MIT Technology Review

A Robot That Lets Your Hands Do the Grasping | MIT Technology Review | Home Automation | Scoop.it
The latest in assistive technology is a lightweight glove that helps patients with limited mobility grab and pick up objects.
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Want smart-home devices to get along? Get the industry to do it first

Want smart-home devices to get along? Get the industry to do it first | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Buying one slick connected device after another until you have a smart home sounds cool, but things may not work out that smoothly.
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London Startup Brings Emotional Intelligence To The Connected Home

London Startup Brings Emotional Intelligence To The Connected Home | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Most of us are probably guilty of anthropomorphizing inanimate objects, at least to some degree.
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That's right...give our homes emotions and expect it to start getting upset if you don't clean it enough or leave the toilet seat up.

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Global shower technology to drive Methven's future profits - Stuff.co.nz

Global shower technology to drive Methven's future profits - Stuff.co.nz | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Aurajet and Satinjet shower spray technologies have global potential.
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I wish I new what does.  I even watched the video on their site and I'm still not sure...

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Kickstarter Darling Ninja Blocks Kills Sphere Home Automation After $800k Raised - CEPro

Kickstarter Darling Ninja Blocks Kills Sphere Home Automation After $800k Raised - CEPro | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Conjuring the demise of SOAP, the home automation router, Ninja Blocks raises $800,000 in two rounds of Kickstarter, then goes bust and kills Sphere smart home hub.
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I think if you turn it upside down it could be used for fruit?

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MakeUseOf - Technology, Simplified

MakeUseOf - Technology, Simplified | Home Automation | Scoop.it

MakeUseOf is your guide in modern tech. Learn how to make use of tech and gadgets around you and discover cool stuff on the Internet.

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Raspberry pi Home Automation Server

Raspberry pi Home Automation Server | Home Automation | Scoop.it

The raspberry pi is an amazing little computer for the price. Now that you have a raspberry pi lets put it to work!A web-server does not require much computing power or disk space.

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Nifty project.

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What If You Could Google Your Own Memories?

What If You Could Google Your Own Memories? | Home Automation | Scoop.it

An inventor at IBM has patented technology for a cognitive assistant that could learn all about you, then remind you of a name you can't remember the moment you need to say it.

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Now this is something I need.  Will I need to convert my brain to Android or iOS?

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Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence

Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence | Home Automation | Scoop.it

Launched in 2001, KurzweilAI explores the forecasts and insights on accelerating change articulated in Ray Kurzweil’s landmark books — notably The Age of Spiritual Machines and The Singularity Is Near — and updates these books...

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The fintech revolution that promises to finish off the big bad banks for good

The fintech revolution that promises to finish off the big bad banks for good | Home Automation | Scoop.it

New technologies such as blockchain threaten a veritable revolution in
financial services, breaking the big banks' grip on the payments system

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hoping this is true but a little bird tells me the banks intend to own this tech.

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Overcoming JET lag • JeeLabs

Overcoming JET lag • JeeLabs | Home Automation | Scoop.it

Overcoming JET lag Jan 20, 2016 Long-time readers of this weblog know that the topics here have always been all over the map - electronics, digital design, embedded firmware, but also trying out new stuff, [...]...

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If you're not aware of Jeelabs already, you're in for a treat. Jean-Claude is currently in the process of spec'ing out a new home automation monitoring hub called Jet.

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Home Smart Home - Sacramento Magazine

Home Smart Home - Sacramento Magazine | Home Automation | Scoop.it
The Honda Smart Home in Davis is a house of superlatives. The appliances are the most efficient. The furnishings are the most environmentally conscious. The construction materials have the...
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About time Honda got involved.

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Watch This: Mat Smith’s DIY Arduino Home Automation Control Panel | Automated Home

Watch This: Mat Smith’s DIY Arduino Home Automation Control Panel | Automated Home | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Back in January we checked in with Mat Smith on the progress of his home brew control panel. Now after a year in development Mat has his first fully assembled unit. The feature packed ...
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great to see this project coming along.  You can follow Mat's prgress here: http://hazymat.co.uk/

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Apple homekit and compatible devices - Automated Home Help

Apple homekit and compatible devices - Automated Home Help | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Apple is getting into the home automation market with their home kit. This is something that you use through your IPhone being able to control devices with Siri
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Is being able to control things through Siri, the primary USP on these?

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Exclusive: Apple delays HomeKit launch for some devices

Exclusive: Apple delays HomeKit launch for some devices | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Apple's connected home platform will likely arrive in early fall, rather than early summer.

Via @zbutcher
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not sure if I'm looking forward to this.

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Z-Way Home Automation Part 2: An Analysis of Publicly Vulnerable Gateways - Randy Westergren

Z-Way Home Automation Part 2: An Analysis of Publicly Vulnerable Gateways - Randy Westergren | Home Automation | Scoop.it
After my previous post regarding security concerns with the Z-Way home automation controller, John Matherly (founder of Shodan) messaged me that he was launching a scan of port 8083.

Via Danen Raas
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Those of you happily activating new devices around the home and opening holes in your fiewall to allow for turning lights on and off when you're not even there, should read this.  here is a link to the first part too: http://randywestergren.com/attacking-z-way-controlled-home-automation-devices/

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Yamaha RX-V379 5.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver Features 4K, HDCP 2.2 - CEPro

Yamaha RX-V379 5.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver Features 4K, HDCP 2.2 - CEPro | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Priced at $299, the Yamaha RX-V379 5.1-channel home theater receiver supports 4K Ultra HD video and HDCP 2.2 compatibility.
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Gawd dammit, I just bought my Marantz!

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