Kwikset Introduces Entry-Level Smart Lock, the Home Connect 620

kwikset home connect 620

The first in the Home Connect line, the Home Connect 620 offers: one-touch locking; a 10-button keypad; and 250 unique user codes all powered by the latest Z-Wave 700 chip technology.

Hampton Products Names Greg Gluchowski President and CEO

Greg Gluchowski Hampton Products

Leading provider of security and hardware solutions, Hampton Products International, has appointed Gregory J. Gluchowski, Jr. as President and CEO of the company.

Swidget Receives NAHB Global Innovation Award

Modular smart device manufacturer, Swidget, earns award from the National Association of Home Builders

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently announced its 2020 Global Innovation Awards. Among the winners is Swidget, a manufacturer of modular smart devices.

The Household Companion of the Future

Neato Robotics Thomas Nedder

Neato robotic vacuums have been given top ratings from international testing organizations. The flagship D10 robot features a HEPA filter, which captures 99.97 percent of allergens and dust particles.

DoorBird Driver Certified, Integrated Into Control4 Systems

DoorBird, the IP video door intercoms from Berlin, Germany-based Bird Home Automation Group, and Control4, manufacturer of smart home automation systems, have partnered. Control4 has certified the DoorBird driver, allowing for the company’s IP door stations to be integrated into Control4 systems.

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.