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New Loxone Wireless Temperature & Humidity Sensor Air

-+*Loxone continue to expand their wireless range with a new sensor that connects to the Miniserver Go or the Air Base Extension. The retro-fit friendly unit houses a capacitive humidity sensor plus a bandgap temperature sensor. It runs on 2 x AAA batteries and so can be screw mounted or even stuck using adhesive strips to almost any wall. As well […]

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[Sponsor] D-Link’s complete, affordable, easy, SMART home automation products

-+*Control appliances from afar You’re 5 minutes into your journey and you get that nagging feeling you may have left the iron on! At the click of a button you can turn it off using your smartphone. Introducing mydlink Home automation products, you can take control from afar! You can easily trigger certain actions to […]

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tado° Gets Its IoT On With New IFTTT Channel & API

-+*tado° has today announced a partnership with the web’s home automation controller in the sky, IFTTT (If This Then That). tado° users will soon be able to connect their tado° Smart Thermostat to other appliances via IFTTT. This will enable the use of the tado° geolocation feature for purposes other than smart heating or cooling. […]

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Marvell’s New IoT SDK for Apple HomeKit

-+*  Marvell has announced a new SDK for Apple’s Home Automation framework, HomeKit. Marvell’s SDK for HomeKit is available on its EZ-Connect™ IoT Platform, including Marvell’s 88MC200 microcontroller and advanced Avastar® 88W801 Wi-Fi system-on-chip (SoC). The SDK is already being used by several hardware manufacturers and paves the way for the first HomeKit accessories to be […]

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Apple Watch: Wrist Worn Wonder or Fashionista Fad?

-+*After todays event we know more about the Apple Watch (check out our cheat sheet below for all the new stuff from the presentation just finished). If you’re not already a smart watch owner then this may be the device that makes you want to join in. The smart watch category is already well catered for with […]

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HouseLogix Release Control4 Driver for Honeywell Evohome

-+*Pennsylvania based tech company HouseLogix have released a Control4 driver for the Honeywell evohome system. This driver integrates Honeywell Evohome heating systems into a Control4 system. The Honeywell Evohome is a modular heating system designed specifically for European markets. Radiator heating, underfloor heating and stored hot water. Whether you live in a small apartment or […]

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A Nod to the Smart Home: Elbee Controls Devices With Head Gestures or Voice

-+*Elbee is based in Brussels, Belgium and their team of engineers are creating connected devices and wearables. Konrad Holubek, co-founder and CEO, said it all started while he was washing the dishes. “Back in April 2014, I was in my kitchen when my smartphone started vibrating in the living room. Unfortunately, I could not interact with my phone because my […]

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Video Review: Amazon Echo Your Smart Home Assistant?

-+*The new Echo is a 9 inch high tube shaped Bluetooth and Wi-Fi speaker coupled to Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, their version of Apple’s Siri or Google Now. Amazon Echo is designed around your voice. It’s always on—just ask for information, music, news, weather, and more. Echo begins working as soon as it detects the […]

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New Loxone Wall Speaker

-+*Smart home specialists Loxone have augmented their Multi-room Audio range with a new Wall Speaker. The 8 Ohm 50 watt passive speaker includes 2 woofers and 1 tweeter and has a frequency response of 20 – 20,000 Hz and connects directly to the their 12 channel amp. Loxone say the 440 x 180 x 80mm speaker is perfect for retrofitters, […]

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Umbrela Has You Covered For Retro Fit Home Automation

-+*Umbrela Smart Inc is a Canadian startup with a vision to create simpler smart home setup. Their new home automation system uses 7 inch high definition touch screens that are easily retro fitted in place of your existing wall switches. They use HomePlug Powerline technology so there’s no rewiring required. Several differnet configurations of these ‘Smart […]

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