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Video: SmartThings + Hue + the Logic for Kids Bedroom Night Lights

A quick new video from the CNET Smart Home on lighting for kids bedrooms. The aim is to help children make it to the bathroom during the night without the need to wake other members of the household and the team use SmartThings logic to control Philips Hue lighting… cnet.com  :  @cnetsmarthome Want More? – Follow us on Twitter, Like […]

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Top 10 Smart Home Videos from CES 2016

The 2016 CES show was billed as the one about the smart home. With 56,000 sq ft of floor space given over to home automation, double that of the previous year, there was certainly plenty of new home tech to look at. Here’s a few of our favourites from the show floor. Netatmo are famous for their smarthome weather station. Now […]

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Video: Inside the CNET Smart Home

The CNET team are preparing to turn this house into a Smart Home. We’re taking our smart-home coverage to the next level with our own house dedicated to reviewing all those connected locks, lights and thermostats. Come look inside! What will your home be like in the future? Get ready to find out Check out this […]

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Watch This: Smart Home Tech & IoT Videos from Last Weeks CES

Here’s a collecting of 14 videos we’ve pulled together featuring some of the home tech highlights from last weeks CES 2015. It was a show that will definitely be remembered for a vast array of IoT and home automation product announcements. The first video is courtesy of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) themselves and shows all the Smart Home Highlights from CES […]

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Watch This: Wireless Philips Hue Tap Smart Switch

The guys from TWiT recently reviewed the Philips Hue Lux bulbs along with the interesting ‘Tap’ smart switch. The Tap works without batteries by harnessing the kinetic energy in pushing the switch and it controls your Hue lights wirelessly. The wireless system uses the Zigbee Green Power protocol (IEEE 802.15.4) and has a quoted range of […]

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Video: HomeSeer WFTT07 Android Tabletop Touchscreen Controller

If you’re already running a HomeSeer HSTouch system then pay attention. The new WFTT07 7″ WiFi-enabled tabletop touchscreen unit may be just what you’ve been looking for to control your HomeSeer home automation system.  The tablet is a free standing touchscreen that features a 800 x 480 7″ Capacitive Touchscreen and runs at Android Ice Cream Sandwich on its ARM Cortex […]

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Video: Honeywell evohome Now Available to Order – Arrives at Automated Home

The Honeywell evohome system is now officially on sale in the UK. The evohome controller, hot water and under floor heating kits are all available now (HR92 radiator zoning kits are available to pre-order today shipping in April).  The ‘Connected Pack’, which includes the internet gateway, is priced from £249.  Honeywell tell us the iOS and Android apps are live […]

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Video: Robert Scoble’s Home Automation Interview with Revolv Co-Founder

Here’s the Scobleizer’s half-hour Google Hangout with Revolv co-founder, Mike Soucie. Revolv aim to be the App to unify your home automation systems on iOS (Android coming by Q2 next year) and their $300 hardware hub contains 7 radios including Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Z-Wave and Insteon. With it they can control Sonos, Philips Hue, Belkin WeMo and Nest […]

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Nest Protect – 6 New Videos Show Commitment to UK Market

Nest are getting serious about coming to the UK and they’ve added a selection of British video guides for their new ‘Protect’ to their YouTube channel.  From the videos it’s evident that Nest has gone to the trouble of recording local British voice alerts for the units they will be selling in the UK market. […]

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Video: Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth Door Lock Controlled from your Smartphone

The Kevo deadbolt from Kwikset uses Bluetooth Low Energy and an app for your smartphone to allow you to unlock your door just by touching it.  The Kevo smart lock package includes one deadbolt, one fob, two mechanical keys and two smartphone eKeys available for download. The deadbolt comes in three finishes including Satin Nickel, Venetian […]

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