The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has created the Connected Home Security Checklist Tool, an internet-connected device security checklist for installers of smart home technology.
Small electrics supplier Gourmia will showcase an assortment of smart home appliances with select items equipped with cameras to allow the user to monitor the cooking process when not near the unit.
This year, Pretika is entering the connected health segment of the personal care and wellness market with the launch of its new connected skin care technologies at the International Home + Housewares Show, here.
Leveraging its connected technology, Winix has expanded its smart home product lineup with the launch of the NK105 air purifier at the International Home + Housewares Show.
Neato expanded its connected floor care assortment with two new robotic vacuums, the WiFi-enabled Botvac D3 and Botvac D5, which were launched at this year’s International Home + Housewares Show.
This year at the International Home + Housewares Show, attendees can expect to see a new focus on connected home devices and the concept of smart home in the form of educational content and a dedicated smart home pavilion.
Neato Robotics has integrated Google Assistant on Google Home within its connected lineup of robotic vacuums. The integration further expands technical capabilities and ensures that Neato is fully integrated into the smart connected home, the company said.
iRobot has updated its iRobot Home App in an effort to expand the value of connected Roomba vacuuming robots within the smart home.
In response to the planned acquisition of two divisions of Icontrol Networks by Alarm.com, Honeywell International has filed an antitrust suit claiming the combined entity of two of its competitors would result in 70% share of the market for software that allows remote operation of connected products and devices, according to a report by the New Jersey Law Journal.
The Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), an Internet of Things (IoT) standards foundation, has concluded a survey taken at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, which surveyed 250 respondents at the show to gauge the growth and challenges surrounding connected devices.