Gefen To Demonstrate GAVA Effortless Home Automaton at CE Week

  • Posted on: 26 June 2013
  • By: chw staff

Gefen is demonstrating its upgraded GAVA (Gefen AV Automation) 3.0 system at CEA Line Show this week in New York.  The home automation platform, according to Gefen will make life easier by simplifying smart home automation and control.   GAVA can centralise the control of all your audio and video devices plus your window shades and Lutron lighting.

Control4 Upgrades 4Sight With Anywhere Access

  • Posted on: 20 June 2013
  • By: chw staff

Control4 has made some enhancements to its 4Sight service to include added services for the connected home. The new Control4 Anywhere Access enables homeowners to securely access, manage and control their home remotely.  The upgraded 4Sight Service now sends out configured alerts to inform you about your home, giving you the peace of that your home is being monitored.

Your Home Is Listening With Ubi

  • Posted on: 17 June 2013
  • By: chw staff

Developed by the Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation based in Canada, Ubi is define as a Ubiquitous Computer with a microphone, speakers and listens for commands. Ubi can be your voice to the rest of your home, It listen for your voice command carries them out and communicate back to you through speech or by using lights.

One HomeOS To Rule All Appliances

  • Posted on: 13 June 2013
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Microsoft behind the scene has been studying and researching different features of the future connected home. Through its Microsoft Connected Home research centre they have been developing a number of products and services for the home of the future.  In addition to fancy gadgets and digital lifestyle services they have been researching the idea of developing an operating system (OS) strictly for the home; dubbed the HomeOS.  According to Microsoft the HomeOS will “simplify the management fo home networks and the development of applications” for the connected home. To accomplish it will provide a central point to manage, configure and secure you home network.

TiO Releases Details of Home Automation Products

  • Posted on: 11 June 2013
  • By: chw staff

tioTiO, a subsidiary of Automated Control Technology Partners (ACTP), said they will start shipping their new range of home automation and multi-room audio products this August. The suite of Android based solutions features Wi-Fi based music streaming, multi-zone audio, wireless lighting and climate control; all controlled by their own TiO touchscreens controllers or Android tablets.

New Control4 Wireless Lighting Hit The Shelves

  • Posted on: 1 June 2013
  • By: chw staff

With new innovative lighting technology, such as the ability to communicate and control your light bulb wirelessly using Ethernet technology, Control4 has adopted the new wireless technology to manage its lighting solution and is offering it to its customers.  With a fresh, sophisticated design, wider customization options and a myriad of innovative capabilities, this cutting edge solution lighting solution offers an enhanced lighting experience.

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Keen Home Seeks Capital for Home Automation Solution, Keen Vent

  • Posted on: 26 May 2013
  • By: chw staff

Developer of home automation solution Keen Home is in the market for investors, they announced earlier this month.  Keen Home sais the money needed is to complete the development of its Keen Vent, a wirelessly networked home air vent system.  Keen has been featured as one of the hottest 28 startups in the country while participating in TechCrunch’s Disrupt NYC annual conference last month.