Smart Home News Roundup

The smart home industry is busy! Check out the latest news and innovations in our monthly roundup of smart home stories:

 

HomePod reinvents music in the home: Apple finally joins the wireless home speaker/assistant lineup with its answer to Amazon Echo and Google Home.

 

The Creator of Android Has a Bold Idea To Fix the Smart Home: Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, is looking to launch the first platform-agnostic home assistant.

 

Savant Brings Back Dedicated Smart Home Touchscreens: Savant is introducing a family of dedicated touchscreens called Wally in response to growing demand.

 

Dojo smart home security gizmo goes on sale in the US: After a delay, the Dojo device, which protects against IoT and smart device hacking risks, is now available in the US.      

 

Ring and Kuna are literally shedding light on crime with their smart lights that boost home security: The Ring Floodlight Camera and the Kuna Systems Toucan, are both smart security lights that also include a security camera, siren and 2-way communication.

 

Samsung Launches Smart Home Wi-Fi System: Samsung’s Connect Home smart wi-fi system offers full-home wi-fi coverage plus the ability to control smart devices.

Bryan Glass