Home Automation
Follow
Find
4.4K views | +5 today
 
Scooped by Gary Barclay
onto Home Automation
Scoop.it!

Google, Nest Nexus: How Home Automation is going Global - AEG India

Google, Nest Nexus: How Home Automation is going Global - AEG India | Home Automation | Scoop.it
AEG India
Google, Nest Nexus: How Home Automation is going Global
AEG India
Nest is a Learning Thermostart, considered to be an intelligent approach to home automation that is designed by ex-Apple man and the 'Podmaster' himself Tony Fadell.
more...
No comment yet.
Home Automation
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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).
Gary Barclay's insight:

We're going to need a to get all these standardisation protocols standardised!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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. 
Gary Barclay's insight:

The one thing I've learned about Panasonic: They have the worst UI designers in the world.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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.
Gary Barclay's insight:

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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.
Gary Barclay's insight:

I wish I new what does.  I even watched the video on their site and I'm still not sure...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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.
Gary Barclay's insight:

I think if you turn it upside down it could be used for fruit?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Zipato’s Modular Home Automation System: The Best Smart Home Platform? - Julie Jacobson, CE Pro

Zipato’s Modular Home Automation System: The Best Smart Home Platform? - Julie Jacobson, CE Pro | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Zipato’s snap-together home automation system starts with inexpensive ZipaBox Z-Wave hub, adds ZigBee, professional security, KNX, Enocean, serial control, UPnP, back-up power, more. New: ZipaMini, ZipaCam, ZipaTablet DIY hubs.
Gary Barclay's insight:

Looks like a promising product...find out more in an indepth article from from CEPro

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Nyrius Smart Outlet review - Digital Trends

Nyrius Smart Outlet review - Digital Trends | Home Automation | Scoop.it
The Nyrius Smart Outlet is dead simple to use and can turn any dumb appliance or device smart, but because it runs on Bluetooth, it can’t tie together your entire home.
Gary Barclay's insight:

Nothing really new with this but one of these best looking I've seen.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Tesla Launch Powerwall Home Battery | Automated Home

Tesla Launch Powerwall Home Battery | Automated Home | Home Automation | Scoop.it
-*+Elon Musk, what a guy, you gotta love him for this alone. The modern day tech hero has confirmed Tesla’s worst kept secret of recent times – the launch of a ...
Gary Barclay's insight:

Love this, think all new homes should come with one especially if festooned with HA.  Price looks affordable too.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Your home automation things are a security nightmare

Your home automation things are a security nightmare | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Veracode tests leave lazy devs red-faced
Gary Barclay's insight:

...and will remain so for thr foreseeable future!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

With Parse for IoT, Facebook Could Have the Next HomeKit Home Automation ... - CEPro

With Parse for IoT, Facebook Could Have the Next HomeKit Home Automation ... - CEPro | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Facebook subsidiary Parse has launched an IoT SDK for cloud-enabling IP devices, and eventually could link all these newly smart devices with cloud-based rules engines a la HomeKit or IFTTT.
Gary Barclay's insight:

Noooooooo!!!!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Veho - Latest News and Events

Veho - Latest News and Events | Home Automation | Scoop.it
#Veho are pleased to announce the launch of KASA Smart Home automation product range: http://t.co/vJMuRTM4lN #KASA http://t.co/TcIdA8xUnP
Gary Barclay's insight:

I'm looking for the USP on these and it's not really in the message.  What they do have going for them is an eye for design.  Maybe we are about to see some attractive HA devices for the UK home at last.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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...
Gary Barclay's insight:

About time Honda got involved.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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 ...
Gary Barclay's insight:

great to see this project coming along.  You can follow Mat's prgress here: http://hazymat.co.uk/

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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
Gary Barclay's insight:

Is being able to control things through Siri, the primary USP on these?

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Gary Barclay from Smart Home & Connected Things
Scoop.it!

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
Gary Barclay's insight:

not sure if I'm looking forward to this.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Gary Barclay from d@n3n
Scoop.it!

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
Gary Barclay's insight:

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/

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

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.
Gary Barclay's insight:

Gawd dammit, I just bought my Marantz!

more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by Ek Je Ache Blog
Scoop.it!

Sony just made a new step of combining light and sound

Sony just made a new step of combining light and sound | Home Automation | Scoop.it
When a new product is brought on the market and you feel that you can use something like it or it is quite great. The next step is you simply want to have it. And because we started talking about this
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Control4 (CTRL) Shares Plummet on Weak Q1 for Home Automation Sales - CEPro

Control4 (CTRL) Shares Plummet on Weak Q1 for Home Automation Sales - CEPro | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Control4 (Nasdaq: CTRL), a leading provider of home automation systems, blames disappointing Q1 2015 on weather and operational challenges, not on losing business to competitors. Shares sink on the news.
Gary Barclay's insight:

How could their sales plummit in this market?  Could it be because they are closed, over priced and require specialists to install?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Missing Remote | Your source for everything home theater & HTPC related

Missing Remote | Your source for everything home theater & HTPC related | Home Automation | Scoop.it
http://t.co/hevL759HgR Podcast Episode 57 – Smart Locks, Network DVR, Whole Home Automation http://t.co/CYsSntTkpl
Gary Barclay's insight:

Too many hometheater systems starting up with so much good choice, I wish someone would just tell me which one to use....just kidding...Plex all the way!

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Gary Barclay from Raspberry Pi
Scoop.it!

Internet of Things Relay For Home Automation Using An Arduino Microcontroller (video)

Internet of Things Relay For Home Automation Using An Arduino Microcontroller (video) | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Makers, developers and hobbyists who enjoy making projects from home automation using different Arduino microcontrollers, Raspberry Pi mini PCs

Via F. Thunus
Gary Barclay's insight:

Loks useful but no mention of UK model

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Z-Wave Alliance aims for big debut at big show

Z-Wave Alliance aims for big debut at big show | Home Automation | Scoop.it
CARLSBAD, Calif.-The Z-Wave Alliance will make its presence known at ISC West in a big way this year-including broadcasting a live home automation demonstration from the top of the world. For the first time, it will have a booth presence.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gary Barclay
Scoop.it!

Creek Smart Home Hub Offer Both Security And Home Automation (video) - Geeky Gadgets

Creek Smart Home Hub Offer Both Security And Home Automation (video) - Geeky Gadgets | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Lark-wi has created a new smart hub called Creek that it has designed to provide a number of features including home security and home automation
Gary Barclay's insight:

remind anyone of the O2 Joggler?

more...
No comment yet.