A Great Product Must Meet the Needs of Customer, Technology and Your Business

Anyone in the business of designing a product should know that a key feature, a very important feature is the ease-of-use of that product. Designing a product that’s easy to use is not just nice but it’s a must in today’s competitive world. Consumers have plenty of choices and they don’t tolerate less than superior products that are hard to use.

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Secret to Success in New Security Market: 70% Decrease in System Install Time

Can you install a home security system in 30 minutes? Lafayette Locksmith and Security can. Here’s how.

 

Every professional security dealer strives to do more in less time while decreasing costs. That’s why we want to share what Lafayette Locksmith and Security in Louisiana has been doing. Lafayette has been successful in decreasing account creation costs and optimizing installation process, allowing system setups in record time.

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Smart Home Technology to Help You Save Energy and Cut Cost

Welcome to our home automation product coverage—features that get you in-the-know on the latest connected home technology in less than two minutes.

 

Are you interested in improving your carbon footprint or just save on your energy cost? If so, you may want to consider the Neurio Home Energy Monitor.  It can help you understand energy consumption at your home in great detail, real-time. By installing this device to your electrical breaker panel, you’re able to see where energy is being used and how much by logging onto their website or using their smartphone app, available for both Android and IOS.

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Are Your Plugs Smart and Beautiful?

Welcome to our home automation product coverage—features that get you in-the-know on the latest connected home technology in less than two minutes.

 

You’ll need to throw away those old fashion, dial-type electric outlet timer. That’s old school! Meet Zuli Smartplug: “It’s smart, attractive — and talented.”

 

It’s smart because with Zuli Presence™, a Zuli Smartplug will know when you’ve walked into the room. It’ll adjust the lighting and temperature just the way you like it. There’s no need to manually turn on any switch or dial any thermostat on your own.

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Have You Considered Smarter Windows?

Welcome to our home automation product coverage—features that get you in-the-know on the latest connected home technology in less than two minutes.

 

When you think Smart Home, you probably think of voice commands to set alarms and thermostats, programmed light systems, security systems, and home entertainment. What you probably don’t think of is your windows.

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Is Hiku the New Future to Grocery Shopping?

Welcome to our home automation product coverage—features that get you in-the-know on the latest connected home technology in less than two minutes.

 

This post moves us into the kitchen where smart home technology is making life a little easier around grocery shopping.

 

Does it annoy you when you forget to pick up the one item you wanted from the grocery store? How do you feel when you get home from the store, ready to cook that special meal and you’re out of that one important ingredient? Well, with the Hiku smart kitchen device from Hiku Labs, Inc., you may never have this problem again. It’s an innovative smart home and smart phone technology that helps you track the grocery item that you need and adds it to a shopping list for you.

 

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Security Dealers Can Improve Consumers’ Lives With Helix

Every 14.6 seconds, a burglary occurs in the United States. Many homeowners believe it won’t happen to them, but according to Frank Chaput’s article, this startling statistic proves that unprotected properties are always at risk. In fact, the intruder may be residing in your same neighborhood, just mere miles from your home. Lisa and Bradford Schulz are no strangers to this fact. Last September, they experienced a forced entry break-in that greatly rocked their sense of security and safety.

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Let Us Weave Through The Thread

This is the second post in our series on Thread.

In our first post, the first of our series on Thread, we covered what the new Thread standard mean for the Professional Security Dealers. In this post, we are going to dig deeper into the technology behind Thread so you’ll have a better understanding how it came about.

 

Thread was designed specifically to support smart home products, allowing the devices to be connected within its network and to the Internet. Smart home products are appliances, entertainment centers, air conditioners, furnaces, lights, faucets, blinds, security—and just about everything that technology has touched, in and around your home.  

 

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Connected Home Products Demo on the Thread at CES2016

This year at CES,  the Thread Group and Resolution Products led a successful collaboration demo of products working on the Thread network. The Thread technology which was described in an earlier post, was developed to meet the needs of smart home devices for in-home networking and IP requirements. It aims to improve the network connectivity of connected home devices while addressing current issues present in existing home networking protocols and standards.

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An Insider’s Guide to CES2016 With a Smart Home Focus

CES in Las Vegas is the biggest international event of the year showcasing the latest of consumer electronic innovations.  This year, CES2016 will take place January 6-9. It’s once again promising exciting introductions from companies like Sony, Samsung, LG, GM, BWM and many more.  Attendees will have the chance to meet new technologies around wearables, automotives, smart home and even “smart city” for the first time.

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