Nest Labs opened its platform so the smart thermostat and smoke detector can communicate with other appliances and apps. And Intel shows off a walking, talking 3D-printed robot anyone can build and program.
Nest's Developer Program puts Mercedes, Whirlpool, and other third party developers in touch with your smart thermostat.
At Google's annual conference, expect to learn about new Android Wear smartwatches, Google Glass' future, and a Google Fit health app. Meanwhile, Google added Dropcam to its smart-home family of products.
Commentary: Nest Labs' purchase of Dropcam may signal a future in which parent Google tries to balance licensing technology for and participating in the smart-home market.
In deal independent from Google, smart-device maker buys startup to expand its brand into home security and video monitoring.
The Google-owned device maker is bringing back its smart smoke detector -- without the problematic feature that caused the company to pull it from retailers in the first place.
Amazon reportedly plans to sell local services, Honeywell's Lyric thermostat turns up the heat on Nest, and Ringly puts phone alerts into a smart ring.
From sensors to thermostats and even a connected ceiling fan, these gadgets can offer cooling smarts this summer.
Edyn hopes to raise $100,000 for its smart Garden Sensor and Water Valve system, both of which allow gardeners to make decisions in real-time based on their specific conditions.
Apple made its play today with HomeKit, a developer-focused software development kit to link smart home devices more deeply into iOS. Now it's Google's turn.
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