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The Internet of Way Too Many Things

Tue, 08 Sep 2015
The Smarthome is becoming the Internet of Way Too Many Things, or so says Allison Arieff in a New York Times editorial recently. Among other items, she points out the questionable value behind a co....
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Korner Addresses Zigbee Security Flaws

Mon, 31 Aug 2015
Researchers successfully exploited Zigbee Security flaws that would compromise Smart Home devices. According to Network World, researchers at Black Hat and Def Con identified vulnerabilities that c....
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Home Security - Is Amazon Sneaking In The Back Door?

Wed, 26 Aug 2015
Amazon has been notably absent from home security, and the smarthome in general. But with their release of Echo, speculation began to emerge about their strategy for in-home products. Amazon has be....
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Everybody Is Worried About Data Security in the Home

Mon, 24 Aug 2015
One would think that Data Security and Home Security went hand in hand. But not necessarily, as we've discussed before. A recent study suggests that these data breaches are of concern to about ....
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Smart Home Pricing Problem

Fri, 14 Aug 2015
The Smart Home has a pricing problem. Although the promise of the Smart Home is appealing to many, the ultimate gauge of real interest is whether people will buy it or not. And when you take a look....
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Home Security Systems Driving the Smarthome

Tue, 11 Aug 2015
Home Security Systems are clearly the driver for Smarthome adoption, as we have discussed before. A recent report from iControl, the leading provider of software platforms for the Smarthome, provid....
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Apples Smarthome Hub Refreshing in September

Tue, 04 Aug 2015
Apple TV, the Smarthome hub for HomeKit, is finally getting a refresh in September. This announcement had been expected early in the year, but was put off in lieu of other Apple priorities. So it a....
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Home Security - Cheap and Simple.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015
Korner home security - Cheap and Simple. That's our tag line. But it also appears to be a mantra that the traditional home security industry is belatedly adopting. A recent article interviewed ....
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Where Break-ins Happen In The Home.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015
Home Break-ins - which doors and windows do burglars prefer? Here's the break-down of break-ins (sorry, couldn't resist): - Front Door: 34% - First Floor Windows: 23%
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Smarthome Inter-operability, A Rocky Road Ahead.

Tue, 28 Jul 2015
The Smarthome has had its fits and starts. It's support among retailers, vendors and the media has been nothing short of impressive. Yet on the consumer front anyone beyond the early adopters r....
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