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Surf report: New gadgets keep your home connected - USA TODAY

Surf report: New gadgets keep your home connected - USA TODAY | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Surf report: New gadgets keep your home connected USA TODAY Whereas the WeMo Switch functioned as an outlet intermediary, automating devices plugged into it, the newest product can connect overhead lighting to the home network, controlling it from...
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With SmartThings, the Automated Home Suddenly Becomes More Accessible (Video)

With SmartThings, the Automated Home Suddenly Becomes More Accessible (Video) | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Want to turn on your coffee maker while you're still lying in bed or know when your teenager has sneaked into the liquor cabinet? There's an app for that. (Smarthome: Telkom have plan to develop smarthome.
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This 'Smart Home' Makes More Power Than It Consumes - Forbes

This 'Smart Home' Makes More Power Than It Consumes - Forbes | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Deseret News This 'Smart Home' Makes More Power Than It Consumes Forbes In Utah's dry, arid desert climate, a new house yesterday was turned “on.” The builders of this house claim it will be the first of its kind for this climate: a smart home that...
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Remote Video Startup Dropcam Raises $30M, Plans To Use The Funding To Better Compete – With Itself | TechCrunch

San Francisco-based video monitoring hardware and software startup Dropcam today announced the close of a new $30 million Series C funding round, led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), and with participation by new investor Kleiner Perkins...
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'Smart' homes open doors to hackers - Phys.Org

'Smart' homes open doors to hackers - Phys.Org | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
'Smart' homes open doors to hackersPhys.OrgA damaged garage door is visible at a house, on August 16, 2011, in Buckner, Kentucky.
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The Ivee Sleek Isn’t Just An Alarm Clock, It’s A Voice-Controlled Hub For Smart Homes

The Ivee Sleek Isn’t Just An Alarm Clock, It’s A Voice-Controlled Hub For Smart Homes | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Alarm clocks rarely do much to get people’s salivary glands fired up, but ivee’s Sleek may just change that. To be fair though, calling the Sleek an alarm clock is about as accurate as calling Microsoft an OS maker — the description technically fits, but it’s a hell of an understatement.
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Introducing Egg Minder by Quirky

In another incremental step toward a fully integrated smart home, the “internet of things” movement forges on with the recent development of The Egg Minder, an internet connected device that lets you know how many eggs remain in your fridge. The invention is the first to come out of the GE + Quirky line of products, a collaboration between crowdsourcing product development startup, Quirky, and tech multinational, General Electric.The app tells you the number of eggs left in your tray, and when the oldest one got there.
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Egg Minder tray lets you remotely check the freshness of your eggs | Digital Trends

Egg Minder tray lets you remotely check the freshness of your eggs | Digital Trends | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
In its recent partnership with GE, design company Quirky has unveiled the Egg Minder: A Wi-Fi tray that lets you check egg freshness right on your phone. (A "smart egg tray"? I feel like this is taking the internet of things too far.
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Presence Pro: Control Your SmartHome From Your SmartPhone

Presence Pro: Control Your SmartHome From Your SmartPhone | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Smartphone video monitoring with motion detection plus add-on devices make it easy to view and control your home from anywhere.
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'Smart Homes'? Control Your House with a Wave of Your Hand [VIDEO] - Design & Trend

'Smart Homes'? Control Your House with a Wave of Your Hand [VIDEO] - Design & Trend | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Design & Trend'Smart Homes'? Control Your House with a Wave of Your Hand [VIDEO] Design & Trend New technology out of the University of Washington would allow you to channel surf, turn on the lights, adjust the temperature or complete any number...
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Connected home startup Control4 files for an IPO for up to $60 M - GigaOM

Connected home startup Control4 files for an IPO for up to $60 M - GigaOM | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Connected home startup Control4 files for an IPO for up to $60 MGigaOMSmart home startup Control4 has filed for an IPO of up to $60 million, in the latest demonstration of the growth of connected home devices and services.
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Canary's “Smart” Smoke Detector Alerts Your Smartphone When Things Get ... - All Things Digital

Canary's “Smart” Smoke Detector Alerts Your Smartphone When Things Get ... - All Things Digital | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Canary's “Smart” Smoke Detector Alerts Your Smartphone When Things Get ...All Things DigitalThis concept gadget propels a decades-old device into the new age of Wi-Fi-connected, “smart” homes.
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3 Cool Home Automation Projects on Crowdfunding: HVAC, IoT, Smart Lights - CEPro (blog)

3 Cool Home Automation Projects on Crowdfunding: HVAC, IoT, Smart Lights - CEPro (blog) | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
3 Cool Home Automation Projects on Crowdfunding: HVAC, IoT, Smart LightsCEPro (blog)Keen Home thinks so, and I'm inclined to agree.
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11 Ways to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home

11 Ways to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
From self-programming thermostats to voice-activated television controls, here are 11 appliances, devices, and gadgets designed to increase your home's tech IQ.
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August Smart Lock Turns Your Phone Into House Keys - Design Milk

August Smart Lock Turns Your Phone Into House Keys - Design Milk | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
The August Smart Lock turns your smartphone into virtual keys and allows you to give access to house guests and workers for certain periods of time. (Technology keeps finding new ways to make life a bit easier.
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'Smart Home' Security Devices Vulnerable to Hackers - fox8.com

'Smart Home' Security Devices Vulnerable to Hackers - fox8.com | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
'Smart Home' Security Devices Vulnerable to Hackersfox8.com'Smart home' devices are becoming more common, but experts warn that these new security devices may not be secure at all.
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Study Finds 3D Printing Could Save The Average Home Up To $2,000 A Year | TechCrunch

Study Finds 3D Printing Could Save The Average Home Up To $2,000 A Year | TechCrunch | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
While I don't have to remind you about the value of studies - many company-funded studies are best dropped directly in the trash after publication - this one about 3D printing does have some merit.
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The Diaper Will Tweet You Now

The Diaper Will Tweet You Now | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
It was one of those things that was bound to happen: The"electronic" diaper. Let's face it — 360 million diaper are being changed a DAY!Everything is getting connected: Your phone, (The Internet of Things just got a lot more personal.
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A wireless device that can be connected to a home phone for service - Grand Forks Herald

A wireless device that can be connected to a home phone for service - Grand Forks Herald | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Grand Forks Herald A wireless device that can be connected to a home phone for service Grand Forks Herald In this Friday, May 31, 2013 photo, a wireless device that can be connected to a home phone for service is seen inside Robert Post's home, in...
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Is Goji the Smartest Deadbolt Lock Ever? - Jason Knott, CE Pro

Is Goji the Smartest Deadbolt Lock Ever? - Jason Knott, CE Pro | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
The smartphone-activated, Bluetooth-based Goji Smart Lock welcomes homeowners by name and captures a digital image via a built-in camera.
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Valta lets you turn off gadgets from your smartphone

Valta lets you turn off gadgets from your smartphone | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
It’s safe to say that we’re entering the age of the smart home. With smart doors, smart appliances and smart thermostats to accompany your various entertainment technologies, there’s plenty to turn on and off in a single home.
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Smart Home Automation made simple and affordable - Loxone - Loxone

Smart Home Automation made simple and affordable - Loxone - Loxone | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Smart home automation with the Miniserver lets you be in control of your home where ever you are using your iPhone, smartphone, iPad, iPhone or laptop! (Die neue Online-Welt von Loxone ist da!
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Smart home improvements for growing multi-generational households - Morning Times

Smart home improvements for growing multi-generational households - Morning Times | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Smart home improvements for growing multi-generational householdsMorning TimesSmart home improvements for growing multi-generational households. Story · Comments · Image (1).
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Smart home project delivering insight into energy demand - RealWire (press release)

Smart home project delivering insight into energy demand - RealWire (press release) | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Smart home project delivering insight into energy demand RealWire (press release) Leading Cambridge-based technology innovation company TTP has worked with M2M service provider Arkessa to deliver a smart home monitoring platform for a major...
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When You Talk To The Lamp Post And It Talks Back: Smart Cities Get Playful

When You Talk To The Lamp Post And It Talks Back: Smart Cities Get Playful | The SmartHome | Scoop.it
Austerlitz, a 2001 novel by the German writer W.G.
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