automation

Introducing Tado, The Smart Home Thermostat

  • Posted on: 14 November 2012
  • By: chw staff

tadoTechnology startup Tado has launched its internet-connected home thermostat. The now device is operated by an app on your smartphone and reacts to the weather forecasts to change your indoor climate.  You home heating system is connected to Tado via the app on our phone and unlike traditional thermostats; Tado does not have knobs, buttons, or even a display.
 

World’s First AV Receivers with Built-in Home Automation

  • Posted on: 27 October 2012
  • By: chw staff

Sony is known for their ability to create great home entertainment systems and Control4 is known for their home management and automation products. Now both companies have merged their technologies to create the world’s first range of AV Receivers with built-in home automation capabilities. The new models of Sony ES receivers (STR-DA5800ES and STR-DA2800ES) will work seamlessly with Control4’s systems and at the same time offers full 4K resolution viewing experience with 9.2 channel surround sound.

Comcast Completes Xfinity Home Service Launch in West Virginia

  • Posted on: 16 October 2012
  • By: admin

Comcast has announced the completion of its launch of Xfinity Home across the company's West Virginia service area. Xfinity Home offers traditional home security components, like police and fire alarm protection backed by 24/7 professional monitoring, as well as the ability to remotely adjust digital thermostats, turn lights on or off and watch secure live streaming video from wireless cameras while away from home. The service also comes with the Xfinity Home app, which is available for free on Apple's iTunes App Store and Google Play for Android.

Marvell Showcased Connected Lifestyle Solution at Comm China

  • Posted on: 10 October 2012
  • By: chw staff

At this year’s PT/Expo Comm in China, Marvell Showcased and demonstrated an array of Smart home solutions including Android TV, LED lighting, home cloud solutions and G.hn reference designs.  The electronic company said it wants to work with local operators to integrate today’s three key platforms: Cloud, Smart TV and Smart mobile.

Marvell said they now offers a comprehensive suite of high performance video delivery solutions and a range of mobile and smart home devices to support the always-connected lifestyle.

DSP and Comigo Developed DECT ULE Enabled Set-top Box

  • Posted on: 9 October 2012
  • By: admin

On the card at this week’s SmartHomes 2012 conference in Amsterdam is the showcasing of a new set-top box home automation solution from DSP Group and Comigo. Both companies have joined their respective technologies to develop the solution based on DECT Ultra Low Energy (ULE) technology.

DSP  and Comigo believe that home automation is a natural extension of home entertainment, and the integration of the two technologies will enable consumers to control and monitor the entire home from the comfort of the living room with Comigo's hybrid set-top box.

Mindspeed to Showcase ‘Connected Home’ Applications at Broadband World Forum 2012

  • Posted on: 9 October 2012
  • By: admin

For this year's Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam, Mindspeed Technologies as announced plans to demonstrate leading-edge solutions and services based on their Comcerto 2000 processor. The featured demonstrations will include application and content-aware broadband home gateway solutions for fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) infrastructure and services.

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