Tag: smart home

New Additions to Amazon’s Echo Announced

In the past few years, online retail giant Amazon has expanded its reach far beyond e-commerce. The company made a splash in the artificial intelligence scene in 2014 with the release of the Amazon Echo, a smart home personal assistant that can assist with an ever-expanding variety of tasks. Ordering new household supplies is as ...

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Tags: Amazon Echo, smart home

A New Apple TV?

Yesterday, Filings from the FCC (Filings from the Federal Communication Commission) have released a new Apple Product with the model number A1844, which has currently not been assigned to any Apple Product. The hardware inside and the screw placement are in line with the existing Apple TVs, although it is not perfectly identical. But what ...

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Tags: 4K, Apple, HDR Video, smart home, TV

Stack smart light bulb interacts with the world

IFA 2014 was filled this year with wearable technology and smartphones, but another main exhibition category was the home automation system. You could find smart home automation systems that can control the temperature, lighting, humidity levelg, security cameras and more through a simple application or platform like Apple’s HomeKit or Samsung’s┬áSmart Home. But the Stack ...

Elgato to launch HomeKit with full iOS 8 integration

Elgato will be an exhibitor at IFA Berlin this year, but the company has already announced the introduction of its new HomeKit to the market, with supposed full iOS 8 integration. The HomeKit will be fully compatible with Apple’s HomeKit home automation platform once iOS 8 launches. Elgato’s HomeKit will feature the Eve product line ...

Microsoft partners with insurance company to provide home automation

Microsoft Ventures is launching an accelerator for startups to develop home automation technologies and they’re doing it in partnership with the American Family Insurance company. They are offering a $25.000 equity for each startup, which is definitely an interesting decision by them. This seems like a way for Microsoft to make an insurance company feel ...