Ring Acquires and Previews Products from Mr. Beams

Jan 9, 2018 by

Ring has just acquired Mr. Beams, the company known for inexpensive, battery-operated LED security lighting. Ring intends to operate Mr. Beams as an independent company, but you'll also likely see “Ring Beams”-branded products hit the market later this year.

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Jasco Releases Enbrighten Z-Wave Connected Bulb

Nov 18, 2016 by

Jasco has released a new connected bulb with all the usual specs. What's different about this bulb? It uses Z-Wave Plus to work in your Z-Wave connected home.

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Home: On #044 – The Ultimate Home, with Chad Thompson

Mar 17, 2015 by

Logitech’s Sr. Director of Product and Marketing for the Harmony product line, Chad Thompson, joins us to discuss their move from A/V to whole home control. The best-of-breed universal remote control is getting a whole lot smarter...and useful.

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Cree Announces Anticipated Connected Bulb

Jan 17, 2015 by

Cree has finally announced its long-anticipated connected bulb at a surprisingly low price. Initially working with Wink, users should expect long-term compatibility with other ZigBee hubs and HomeKit.

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Home: On #039 – Holiday Preparations, with Josh Pollard

Dec 22, 2014 by

DMZ colleague Josh Pollard joins us on this special holiday episode of Home: On to run through some news updates, talk about how to ready your smarthome for the holidays, and share some gift ideas for your favorite smarthome geeks (and for themselves).

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Home: On #035 – Catching Up, with Tom Merritt

Oct 7, 2014 by

Daily Tech News Show host Tom Merritt joins us to catch up on the latest smarthome news, including recent product announcements from Wink and Logitech, a lawsuit from iControl, and a truly smart connected LED bulb.

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Home: On #026 – Lightfair News

Jun 9, 2014 by

Richard is on location in Las Vegas at Lightfair 2014 to bring you some floor interviews with vendors showing the latest in smarter lighting technology for your home.

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Lightfair Highlights

Jun 8, 2014 by

On location at Lightfair 2014, we highlight some of the more interesting smart home and just plain smart lighting solutions on display.

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Philips’ StoryLight Syncs Ambient Lighting to Content

Nov 6, 2013 by

Philips has announced a number of new products in its hue product line, including track and downlight bulbs and a new addition to the Friends of hue line, the Disney StoryLight—available now at an Apple Store near you.

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Home: On #012 – Green Tech, with Taylor Maher

Nov 6, 2013 by

On this episode of Home: On, Richard is joined by Taylor Maher to review the latest news in home automation and discuss some smart home tech that can help you save energy and money.

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Home: On #004 – Intelligent Lighting, with Corey Egan

Jul 15, 2013 by

iLumi Solutions CEO, Corey Egan, talks with Richard about the importance of creating the proper ambient experiences in your home with intelligent lighting, and Kwikset's Kevo lock leads to discussion of tomorrow's home built around a full ambient computing experience.

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Home: On #001 – The First One, with Josh Pollard

Jun 3, 2013 by

On The Digital Media Zone's first episode of Home: On, Richard is joined by his Entertainment 2.0 co-host Josh Pollard. They talk about the state of the home automation space for home owners and consumers, and they take a look at some of the more interesting news from the recent lighting industry trade show, Lightfair.

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