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Connected Lights, Colors, Sounds with Q
7/30/2014
Connected consumer devices can make life smarter and more fun. By putting data and the ability to remotely control systems in consumers’ hands, these technologies open up endless possibilities.



Nest, Dropcam to Advance Smart Home
7/30/2014
Smart-home solutions across the board have been rather slow to catch on with the average consumer. Pricepoint, ease of installation and use, and an unclear value proposition have plagued many entries into the smart-home/home-automation market. However, there are some notable exceptions.



GE Envisions Smart Kitchens
7/24/2014
In the smart kitchen of the future, machine intelligence and M2M communications make preparing, cooking, and cleaning easier. This imaginary smart kitchen based on existing technologies is but one of the improvements discussed at the Dwell on Design L.A. tradeshow at the end of June that will bring the benefits of connectivity to all corners of consumers’ lives.



New Solution Helps Monitor Sleep Apnea
7/21/2014
In Europe, approximately 2-5% of the population suffers from a disorder called sleep apnea caused by pauses in breathing during sleep and subsequent drowsiness during the day, along with a broad spectrum of serious medical conditions. Most often, sleep apnea is treated with a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) device that provides a constant, steady airflow during the night.



Innovative Collar Tracks Pet Vitals
7/15/2014
If dogs and cats could talk, they would be able to tell us when they didn’t feel well. Unfortunately, our nonverbal friends don’t have that option. Luckily, PetPace, www.PetPace.com, has created a smart collar for dogs and cats which will track the vitals of any household pet more than 8-lbs. Each collar is shockproof and ruggedized for outdoor use, and has an adjustable strap in small, medium, or large, fitting dogs up to and more than 160-lbs.
Voice-Operated Smart-Home Security
7/2/2014
ADT, www.adt.com, is adding to its smart-home technology with the introduction of a new, voice-controlled home-security app.



Sensibo Starts Production on Smart AC Device
6/26/2014
In 10 days, Sensibo, www.sensibo.com, surpassed its Indiegogo crowdfunding goal of $70,000 and was taking steps toward manufacturing its easy-to-use device to transform a remote-controlled air conditioner into a smart system.



Bluetooth Air Purifier for Allergy Sufferers
6/20/2014
Most consumers, especially those who suffer from allergies, have given some thought to the air quality in their city or hometown. But some scientists say it’s the air quality inside our homes that the general public should really worry about—especially when combined with outdoor air that enters the home. What if each allergy sufferer had a connected device to help manage indoor air quality?



Smart Locks: Accessibility Leads to Adoption
6/18/2014
Connected home-security solutions offer an obvious value proposition: the ability to access realtime data about your home or business, even when you’re not there. Perhaps this is why these solutions are catching on among consumers and business owners. Perhaps this is also why device and solution providers are working to offer more innovative, value-added solutions to today’s connected public.



Monitor Your Baby Via A Smartphone
6/17/2014
Innovations of iBaby, www.ibabylabs.com, technology allows parents and guardians to monitor their child on the iBaby Monitor M6 wherever they are via Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G-enabled smartphones and tablets. Smart-family care and wellness products are implementing new technologies to make their products more efficient.



Tridium Acquires Analytics Engine
6/10/2014
Without analytics to turn raw data into actionable information, M2M is simply not as valuable as it could be. Recent M&A (merger and acquisition) activity in the machine-to-machine space will provide access to cloud-based data analytics for machine-to-machine customers who operate buildings.



Rachio’s Smart Sprinkler Cuts Down Water Usage
6/10/2014
In an effort to help customers consume as little water as possible while maintaining a beautiful, green lawn, Rachio, www.rach.io, launched the Iro Smart Sprinkler Controller at Home Depot locations across the country.



Connecting Man’s Best Friend
6/6/2014
We talk a lot about how connected devices can change human lives by making us more productive, more energy efficient, and more proactive about our health. But what about man’s best friend? M2M-enabled devices and solutions can impact pets’ lives, too, even integrating pet data with their owners’ data.



USI Selects GreenPeak for Smart Home
6/6/2014
Global company in design and manufacturing of wireless module solutions, USI (Universal Scientific Industrial Co.), www.usi.com, pairs with GreenPeak Technologies, www.greenpeak.com, for the development of the new ZigBee module within the smart-home market.



iPowow Platform Gamify’s Suits Marathon
6/6/2014
USA Network’s Suits fans can become a part of the show during a six-hour marathon starting Friday, June 6, at midnight using iPowow, www.ipowow.com, an interactive media company.
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