Introducing Logitech Alert 750i Master Video Security System

  • Posted on: 13 August 2010
  • By: chw staff

Logitech Alert 750iLogitech has announced a new range of home security solution for today’s home owners that would like have a view of home even when they are not there.  The new Logitech Alert range includes the 750i Master System, 750e Outdoor Master System, 700i Add-on Camera and the 700e Outdoor Add-on Camera and an added web service that will allow you access live video of your home while away from it (see video below).

Carlo Gavazzi Previewed Windows CE Smart House Web Server

  • Posted on: 17 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

At this week’s Home Technology Show in London, Carlo Gavazzi previewed their smart-house home automation solution,  a web server application that allows you to access, manage, control and monitored it from anywhere in the world.  Home owners will be able to securely login to the smart-house system and control lighting, scene setting and curtain control they also will be able to view or adjust (actual temperature, temperature set points and real-time values).

Intamac & D-Link IP based Home Monitoring Solutions

  • Posted on: 3 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

D-Link  and UK based Intamac, a leader in integration and networking of devices within the connected home have collaborated  on the development  of a new range of IP based home monitoring solutions for service providers. The new solution will work with Intamac’s intelligent cloud-based platform to provide home security, energy management, home automation, video and telecare solutions. These are wirelessly connected to a range of sensors such as infrared motion detectors, doors and windows.

uControl & Ember Collaborated on Wireless ZigBee Security Sensors

  • Posted on: 11 May 2010
  • By: chw staff

ucontrolAt this year’s NCTA Cable Show in Los Angeles, uControl announced that they have collaborated with Ember, a developer of wireless mesh networking technology, to create a new line of wireless ZigBee security sensors.  The new systems enable Broadband Service Providers to deliver the next generation of services for the Connected Home.

SmartCode Wireless Electronic Door System From Kwikset

  • Posted on: 14 September 2009
  • By: chw staff

Kwikset SmartCodeKwikset, announced the availability of its highly-anticipated remote access control solution - SmartCode® with Home Connect Technology. These one-of-a-kind keyless entry electronic locks, developed for interoperability with home automation and security systems, can communicate wirelessly with other devices in the home and deliver a variety of access control options for the utmost in residential security. The lock will also allow you to check door lock status, automatically arm and disarm your security system, and initiate customized scenes upon entrance and exit. The lock offers true remote locking and unlocking features due to its motorized driven deadbolt allowing homeowners to monitor and control their locks using either a Web-enabled device or their home automation system.

picoChip Collaborated With Elliptic on PC3xx PicoXcell SoC Systems

  • Posted on: 30 July 2009
  • By: chw staff

picochipPicoChip, a developer of WiMax and cellular home basestations(Femtocell) annouced that they have partnered with Elliptic, a leading security-based semiconductor IP supplier, to develop the femtocell architecture with embeded security. Femtocells – small, low-cost basestations that provide enhanced cellular services in homes and offices – present unique security challenges because they are directly connected to operators' networks.  So when picoChip was designing its PC3xx picoXcell family of system-on-chip ( SoC ) solutions for the femtocell market, it turned to leading security-based semiconductor IP supplier Elliptic Technologies to help create a secure, standards-compliant architecture.

2GIG Joines Z-Wave Alliance With GO!Control Security and Home Automation Platform

  • Posted on: 2 July 2009
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

z-wave2GIG Technologies announced today that it has joined the Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of manufacturers building products based on Z-Wave, the first technology to bring affordable, reliable and easy to deploy wireless home control to every aspect of daily life - the home environment, consumer electronics, healthcare, and energy management - to create a truly "connected home."

Control4: iPhone & iPod Touch Home Control System

  • Posted on: 1 July 2009
  • By: admin

control4 ipod dockControl4, the leader in affordable IP-based home control and entertainment systems, has announced the release of two new products compatible with virtually any iPod or iPhone. Control4, in collaboration with Control UI, has developed a new iPhone or iPod Touch application to provide users with full access to the Control4® home automation system via these handheld devices.