Samsung's next Galaxy reportedly will pack ZigBee wireless technology to let users to control everything from lighting switches to heating controls.
What will happen when millions of electric vehicles plug into the grid at at the same time? If ZigBee Alliance's blueprints for the smart grid go according to plan, not much.
Tendril Networks releases its system for tracking energy usage in the house. Its twist: network-enabled devices that talk to advanced meters installed by utilities.
This story incorrectly stated the name of the wireless communications technology used by AlertMe. The system uses ZigBee.
The Blink line of charging stations for commercial services and home use will have cellular-network capability, as well as LAN, Wi-Fi, and ZigBee.
Originally $99 (plus extra for monthly or lifetime service), you can now extend your TiVo viewing to other rooms in the house for one flat fee. But there's one reason you might still want to pass.
Scout is a customizable home security system similar to SimpliSafe, with a couple of intriguing extras.
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While the Wink Hub has some design and usability kinks to work out, its affordability and versatility make it a very desirable option for whole-home automation.
Quirky's new company will deal exclusively with connected products.
Home Depot will sell the Revolv hub in stores and online.