One of the biggest challenges of adding technology to a home is finding and comparing the many options available. You can scour the Internet for hours and still leave scratching your head. While the selection of home automation systems may not be as immense as stereo speakers or smart TVs, it’s still impressive … and […]Get the Guide
7 Top Products for Your Smart Home
Insteon Apple HomeKit-Enabled Automation Hub Insteon is offering a smart home hub that works with Apple Homekit, as well as a new app that works with the Apple home automation platform. Announced in June 2014, HomeKit allows users to control devices individually or in pairs, all via Apple’s Siri voice assistant. This means you can […]Get the Guide
Clare Controls Packs Z-Wave into ClareVue Lighting
The lineup includes Z-Wave light switch options, dimmers, keypads and more.
When it comes to the Electronic House, lighting is an absolute must. There are many WiFi, Bluetooth and Z-Wave light switch options and bulbs currently on the market. However, not all of those solutions will feed your needs or your budget. Clare Controls is looking to satisfy both with ClareVue. The ClareVue lighting line was […]Get the Guide
Motorized Shades: Top 6 Professionally Installed Motorized Window Treatment Systems
Somfy Cord Lift WireFree This Somfy system is battery powered, installs in minutes, and is perfect for hard-to-reach window coverings or areas where wiring may be a challenge. Providing instant privacy or glare reduction at the touch of a button, this system is ideal for cellular, pleated, and Roman shades. Starting at around $400 for […]Get the Guide
WeMo Debuts 3 Osram LED Lightify Starter Kits
The new WeMo-enabled Osram LED Lightify sets feature lighting options for color, outdoors and more.
The new WeMo-enabled Osram LED Lightify sets feature lighting options for color, outdoors and more.Get the Guide
Cree Makes Connected LED Light Bulbs Compatible with WeMo
A new partnership will allow Cree LED light bulbs to work within the WeMo ecosystem.
A new partnership will allow Cree LED light bulbs to work within the WeMo ecosystem.Get the Guide
Home Lighting: New Smart Options for all Budgets
If you think residential lighting control is only for the rich and famous, it’s time to refresh your view. “Simple, affordable, reliable” is how David Weinstein, vice president of residential sales at Lutron, characterizes the changes in the U.S. lighting control market over the past five years. What was once a custom product category catering to the top one percent of the population has widened to a broad spectrum of wired and wireless offerings ranging from do-it-yourself lighting kits to professionally installed solutions.Get the Guide
7 Ways to Improve Your Home Lighting Control with Smart Home Automation
One feature of your house that shouldn’t be overlooked when you have a smart automation system is home lighting control. A home lighting control system can be installed and programmed by a professional, or you can use a wireless DIY lighting system that you install and set up yourself. If you can’t decide between a […]Get the Guide
LIFX Puts WiFi into White 800 LED Light Bulbs for $39.99
These smart LED light bulbs are the company's most affordable solution to date.
These smart LED light bulbs are the company’s most affordable solution to date.Get the Guide
Osram Lightify LED Bulbs Work with WiFi and ZigBee
The new lineup of LED bulbs use a ZigBee connection to brighten up areas in and around the house.
The new lineup of LED bulbs use a ZigBee connection to brighten up areas in and around the house.Get the Guide