We first wrote about Amazon Echo devices in 2014. (Wow, how time flies!) The multinational company based in Seattle, Washington recently introduced two new products: the all-new Echo Dot with Clock and Amazon Halo Band. When I originally wrote about the first-ever Echo Dot device (nearly 7 years ago), I had no idea how much […]
Tracy Castillo, INDATA Program Manger, shows us the Wallflower Stove Monitor, which allows you to convert your existing stove into a smart appliance to help prevent home fires. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about the Wallflower Stove Monitor.
Stuart Lombard was on a mission to reduce his family’s carbon footprint and save money. He found several ways to conserve energy, but most were complex and expensive. After discovering that heating and cooling made up a majority of his home energy use, he soon founded ecobee in 2007. Ecobee is a company that makes […]
Logitech began in 1981 selling only computer mice. They have since expanded offering products like keyboards, Bluetooth speakers, webcams, remotes, and more. In sum, they research how individuals interact with their digital devices and they offer products to improve their interactions. The Logitech Harmony Elite is an example of one remote the company offers. The […]
There’s so much going on at Amazon it’s hard to keep up with it all. From Alexa devices to products shipping instantly on Prime Now, there’s something for everyone. A few years ago, Amazon introduced the Amazon Echo. Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you can control using your voice. It connects to the Alexa Voice […]
It has been quite some time since I’ve written about home automation. As my current system (iVera) is struggling, I felt it’s a perfect time to research newer systems. I’ve used this hub and app for four years to turn on my lights, unlock/lock my door, and more; it’s an essential piece of technology for my independence. While […]