The Z-Wave Alliance has announced the Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) specification is available for product development. Z-Wave LR connectivity enables new IoT applications beyond the home, without any need for repeaters, ensuring easy install and low cost.
Non-traditional building automation communication protocols are emerging due to the increase in IoT devices. Therefore, leading players are now working toward developing IP-based communication standards that can work alongside the existing communication standards.
The world’s largest smart home open source platform now offers built in integration with Shelly relays and sensors.
Clare Controls, maker of the ClareOne wireless security and smart home automation systems and an exclusive brand of SnapAV, today released a ClareOne v1.2.3/9.1.2 software update that adds new drivers for select smart garage doors and climate control solutions, enhances and simplifies partners’ remote access and control capabilities and provides a robust Control4 driver update that simplifies security integration with the ClareOne platform.
Moen, a smart water technology company, and Lennar, one of the nation’s leading homebuilders, are joining forces to put the Flo by Moen Smart Water Shutoff in Lennar homes nationwide.