Iris wants to be your everything in home automation.
Ivee Sleek is a voice-activated assistant that can answer questions, respond to commands, and connect to a ton of other smart home devices.
Better lightbulb management and tech tools to help out with the elderly in your life make their debut alongside the Lowe's Iris Smart Kit, a CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree.
Lowe's will offer wireless thermostats and home security gear that can be accessed from a Web site for monitoring and remote control.
Home improvement retailer invests in Sungevity and will offer its solar panel quote service in store displays later this year.
The PowerCost Monitor, a whole-house monitor available directly to consumers, will now be sold at retail stores, with the data available online through Google or Microsoft.
The home-improvement chain is deploying 42,000 of the gadgets to employees as part of a customer-service system that will resemble one currently used at Apple Stores, according to reports.
Home improvement supplier Lowe's invests in Recurve, which offers home energy retrofit services and sells software to other home performance providers.
Belkin expands its WeMo smart device tech into the kitchen by partnering with small appliance brand house Jarden.
Enthusiastic Dogecoin-toting Reddit users pooled together a chunk of cryptocurrency change to sponsor a Nascar driver at Talladega Superspeedway.