Tag: Security

CONNECTIONS Community Virtual Networking & Conference Focused on Smart Home, Connected Health

International research firm Parks Associates has announced the launch of the CONNECTIONS Community, an online conference and networking experience focused on the connected home and IoT industries. The research firm will host six webinars on key topics, sharing its latest consumer data and insights, culminating in a three-day virtual conference that will bring together industry leaders to network and discuss the…

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Triboelectric-based Disc Could Unlock Smart Home Future

An international research team, led by Australia’s Monash University, has developed what they are calling a “revolutionary triboelectric-based disc” that they claim can control smart devices and enhance home security. The device, activated by the swipe of a finger, can handle eight smart devices and contains a six-digit blind password authentication system. Completely self-powered, the device can also harvest and…

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SmartSens Intros Low Power Video Sensor to Power Future IoT Devices

SmartSens Technology has announced the official launch of SC210IoT – a 1080P 30fps low power video sensor specifically designed to power Internet of Things (IoT) devices. It is estimated that 127 new IoT devices are connected to the web every second, and an installation of 31 billion IoT devices will be installed worldwide by the end of 2020 (Security Today, January…

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Panasonic HomeHawk WINDOW Monitors Home, From the Inside Out

Panasonic has announced its newest addition to the HomeHawk family, the HomeHawk WINDOW. This solution takes home monitoring beyond your front door by recording outdoor activity through any window in your home, eliminating the need for cumbersome outdoor systems or repurposed indoor monitoring cameras. Many home monitoring solutions require modifications, often resulting in damage, to the exterior of your home,…

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Petra Industries Partners with DoorJammer on Innovative Door Security Solutions

Petra Industries, consumer technology and wholesale electronics distributor, has announced the addition of DoorJammer’s award-winning line of unique door-barring products to its security products category. DoorJammer products are mechanical, go-anywhere, no-hassle door barricades that don’t need a fitting tool or door modification. And unlike smart product solutions or extra locks, they are unhackable, un-pickable, and temporary—plus no batteries or keys…

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Smart Home Owners Want Smarter In-Garage Delivery Option

Results of Strategy Analytics’ survey of France, Germany, the UK and US indicates in-garage delivery of packages is an attractive option for smart home consumers with garages. More than half of consumers in smart homes with garages find the idea of in-garage delivery extremely or very appealing according to Smart Home Survey – Package Delivery – April 2020. In 2019 smart…

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Vivint Smart Home Doorbell Camera Helps Protect Packages

Vivint Smart Home, a smart home company, has introduced the Vivint Doorbell Camera Pro, an AI-powered doorbell camera that intelligently detects packages and actively helps protect them from porch pirates and other potential threats. With more than a million packages stolen or that go missing from porches every day, the new doorbell camera provides homeowners with peace of mind by helping…

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