SMART HOME

CHIPing Away at the Fragmented Smart Home Market

Smart Home Market

Amazon, Google, and Apple headline Project CHIP and look to undo the mistakes they influenced. A fragmented smart home market is saturated with limited innovation. Now, they're looking to define smart devices beyond just setting timers and checking the weather.

UNBOXED: Reviewing the LG CordZero A9 Kompressor Stick Vacuum with Power Mop

LG CordZero A9 Kompressor Stick Vacuum with Power Mop Review

In these unusual times of home schooling and home office work, household appliances are being tasked to perform above and beyond their normal use cycles to meet changing consumer requirements. Quick cleanups, in between all that needs to be taken care of in these times, are rather impractical with a corded vacuum cleaner. A great solution: a cord-free vacuum to bridge the gap between a portable handheld and traditional tethered vacuums.

Vivint Now Z-Wave Alliance’s Latest Principal Member

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The Z-Wave Alliance has added Vivint Smart Home as its latest principal member.

PowerHouse Alliance Releases White Paper on the CI Business

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The report outlines key product trends, emerging technologies, and predictions for 2021 as reported by the 11 distributor members.

KONKA Brand Building Moves Forward with KONKASmart Lineup

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The KONKASmart lineup represents the TV brand's launch into the Smart Home category.

Parks Research: Perceived Costs Inhibit Smart Home Device Adoption

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More than 20 million U.S. broadband households do not plan to buy a smart home device due to perceived high prices, Parks Associates has reported.