Belman Homes has announced that their new development in the Milwaukee area is to offer Nexia home automation system as a standard feature. The system features include an internet monitored front lock set, programmable thermostat, motion sensor, interior camera and lighting control.
The ETSI has published the first Technical Specification (TS 102 939-1) on DECT ULE (Ultra Low Energy), a wireless solution used by manufactures to develop automation solutions for home and businesses. DECT ULE low power radio technology is intended for home automation and other Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications.
To support ongoing its customer growth Zonoff has secure a $3.8 million Series A funding through Valhalla Partners and Grotech Ventures. Zonoff develops connected home solutions for service providers and retailers tha enables them to create new revenue streams. As a modern software solution company, they offer their solutions via the cloud, as apps and as an embedded solution.
German manufacturer tapHome has release a new home automation app for apple iOS devices based on Z-wave wireless technology. The app is free however, its part of a home automation kit, which features the tapHome’s EASYGate base controller, EASYPlug and the EASYPlugDim dimmer. The whole package can be configured to be hub of your home automation with the convenience of being controllable via your smartphone.
Lowe’s reiterates its commitment to offering a connected lifestyle to homeowners, through its new range of connected home products and services. The company has added Iris Comfort and Control, Iris Smart kit and, Iris Safe and Secure to complement its recently launched cloud-based home solutions. Lowe’s extensive range of products will help to take out some of the inconvenience out of running a modern home.
At this year’s International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Ingersoll Rand demonstrated how they can offer today’s homeowners the convenience of an Intelligent home. Through its award winning Nexia Home Intelligence solution they can offer a home automation solution that covers security, HVAC, energy management, remote access and atmospheric control. This works by combining Ingersoll’s range of home appliances from brands such as Trane and Schlage.
For its new Hanging Gardens housing project in Koramangala, Bengaluru, Prisha Properties has linked up with Surmount Energy to offer home automation as part of the home build. Using their BuildTrack Smart suite of Home and Community Automation Solution Surmount plans to enhance the Safety, Security, Comfort and Convenience within the properties.
Denver based processor manufacturer HydraConnect has announced support for RTI (Remote Technologies Inc.) home automation systems to its HDMI matrix processors. The control software which has been added to the HSS family will allow custom installers to easily integrate HydraConnect HSS systems into RTI home automation systems.
Like other countries around the world, the UK wants its cities to be smart, connected, energy efficient and maximise its resources. Recently 30 of the UK’s cities were nominated to be the test bed for the latest smart cities initiatives. Of the 30 possible UK cities, the department of innovation selected the city of Glasgow to be the recipient of a £24 million investment to demonstrate how Britain’s cities will use technology in the future.