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Nest home monitoring device pops up at the FCC with ZigBee, greater ambitions

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Thermostat makers aren't exactly known for their rapid update cycles, so we've been wondering just when a company as unusual as Nest would try its encore. If a new FCC filing is any indication, Tony Fadell and company aren't resting on their temperature-controlled laurels. While we don't know if...
Nest home monitoring device pops up at the FCC with ZigBee, greater ambitions

The Scanadu Scout's big breakthrough may actually be in in clinical trials

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When I was in college my friends would head on over to a company called PPD to play lab rat in medical trials in exchange for pay. They would spend a day or a week sequestered in rooms where they were monitored, poked, prodded and fed a regimen of bills...
The Scanadu Scout's big breakthrough may actually be in in clinical trials
With Presence app, People Power pulls a pivot

Wireless Sensor Tags alert you to movement and temperature changes, fit on your keyring

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There's plenty of sensor gear around for hobbyists to play with, but not so many polished products for the monitoring-obsessed. Cao Gadgets is attempting to fill that niche with its functionally named Wireless Sensor Tags -- small devices which monitor movement and temperature, notifying you if anything's amiss. A...
Wireless Sensor Tags alert you to movement and temperature changes, fit on your keyring
A look at AT&T’s home of the future (pics)

Smart Homes Get Smarter as Utilities Join In

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The move toward smart homes that are intensively networked and microprocessor-controlled got a small but important push in the U.K. last week. British Gas, one of the country's biggest gas suppliers, announced a partnership with AlertMe, a startup that specializes in remote home monitoring and energy management. AlertMe and its competitors...
Smart Homes Get Smarter as Utilities Join In

'The Home Of The Future' That Everyone's Been Talking About For Decades Is Here (ATT, VZW)

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People have been talking about "the home of the future" for ages.  But it's finally here.  AT&T is rolling out a product that lets you control your home's lights, cameras, thermostats, and security system from your phone or tablet.  Security is at the core of the product with 24/7 home...
'The Home Of The Future' That Everyone's Been Talking About For Decades Is Here (ATT, VZW)

SmartThings, a Kickstarter Hit, Raises $3M More From VCs and Angels

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SmartThings, a company that’s trying to wirelessly connect everyday devices and objects to the Internet, has raised $3 million led by First Round Capital. That’s on top of $1.2 million committed by backers on Kickstarter, where SmartThings more than quadrupled its funding goal on September, plus a €100,000 prize for...
SmartThings, a Kickstarter Hit, Raises $3M More From VCs and Angels

Nest partners with Texas utility, offers intelligent thermostat to energy-conscious households

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What's next for an energy-efficient thermostat designed by ex-Apple engineers? A limited promotion with a utilities provider to make it even more legit, that's what. Now that Nest has broached online mega-retailer Amazon's virtual shelves, the next stop on its trendy household domination tour's taking it to Reliant, a...
Nest partners with Texas utility, offers intelligent thermostat to energy-conscious households
Samsung Techwin and iWatchLife partner on home monitoring camera systems

AT&T to move from smartphone to smart home

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AT&T announced an all-digital, wireless home monitoring service that will allow customers to control home security and automate tasks such as locking doors and turning off lights from a smartphone, tablet or PC....
AT&T to move from smartphone to smart home

The Story of Dropcam, a Little Hardware Start-Up With Its Head in the Cloud

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Before hardware start-ups, Kickstarter products and “The Internet of Things” were the new hotness, a little company called Dropcam entered a world unfriendly to all those concepts. It was 2009. Dropcam co-founders Aamir Virani and Greg Duffy Today, Dropcam is the best-selling surveillance device on Amazon. The company is fairly...
The Story of Dropcam, a Little Hardware Start-Up With Its Head in the Cloud

Biscotti TV phone connects to the cloud, adds home security functionality

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As a video conferencing solution, Biscotti's TV phone scores high marks for form, function and charm. But apart from the cutesy name and appealing build, it's more or less a $199 one trick pony -- or it was, anyway. Which is why the company's now tethering the peripheral to...
Biscotti TV phone connects to the cloud, adds home security functionality

AT&T announces home automation platform, eco-ratings for consumer devices

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Today, AT&T revealed that it's working on a new home monitoring and automation platform known as Digital Life. While it'll be marketed toward service providers, the IP-based system will allow business and residential users alike to remotely monitor cameras, lighting, thermostats, motion detectors, window and door sensors, along with a...
AT&T announces home automation platform, eco-ratings for consumer devices
AT&T launching smart home pilot in Atlanta and Dallas
AT&T expands Digital Life home automation service to 7 more cities

You don’t want a ‘dumb’ home … do you?

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Like anyone who grew up watching Star Trek, I dream of food replicators. “Tea, earl grey, hot,” says Patrick Stewart. And there it is. Amazing. I’ve got pots and pans and a stove for now (and cooking is fun, don’t get me wrong), but every now and then I look around...
You don’t want a ‘dumb’ home … do you?
AT&T jumps into home automation and security with Digital Life

Motorola Connected Home Gateway home automation all-in-one hits the FCC with Verizon tags

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We first got our eyes on Motorola's Connected Home Gateway home automation box during CES 2012, and now that it's passed through the FCC it should be ready to do its all-in-one magic in real consumer's homes sometime soon. What makes this device special is its ability to speak...
Motorola Connected Home Gateway home automation all-in-one hits the FCC with Verizon tags

WeMonitor raises $5.3M to keep your energy bills down

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now You may be spending more on utility bills than you have to. WeMonitor can help keep these costs down, without having to grow grass on your roof or exist in total darkness. San Diego-based WeMonitor provides monitoring systems that “demystify”...
WeMonitor raises $5.3M to keep your energy bills down
AT&T finally brings its Digital Life home automation service to 15 markets
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