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  • Amazon Alexa gets smarter and continues to improve
    Amazon has been the No. 1 player in the emerging smart home industry. Its voice assistant Alexa and smart speaker Echo line have had the greatest number of users compared with its rivals'.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2018 / 6 / 29
  • Google Home gains popularity and on its way to dominate smart home space
    Google, Amazon and Apple are the biggest names in the still-developing smart home industry. The former two have launched speakers that can interpret human voice to turn on or off lights, thermostats, cameras, and various smart devices at home.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2017 / 12 / 1
  • Amazon leads smart home players by narrowing gap
    To some, smart home is considered the next frontier of technological innovation. Today the nascent industry is dominated by Apple, Google, Amazon, etc., and each company has its own proposition on how smart devices should be controlled.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2017 / 6 / 15
  • Thermostats and smart lighting reign supreme in home energy management
    Thermostats and smart lighting are often thought to be the prerequisites for home energy management (HEM) adoption. Product-wise, 4.9 million smart thermostats have already been sold globally since 2015, of which North America alone accounted for 70 percent of the total share, according to a report
    Editor / Provider: Linko Lin | Updated: 2016 / 5 / 19
  • Smart home security & safety bringing greater peace of mind
    Home security and safety are the two largest smart home categories at CES this year. There are upgraded versions of cameras,alarm sensors, smart locks, video door bells and safety sensors for fire and flood alarms. Among them, network cameras and smart locks are two popular product lines at the show
    Editor / Provider: Weili Lin | Updated: 2016 / 2 / 25
  • AllSeen ecosystem targets on software developers and supply chains
    SMAhome has had the pleasure to sit down with Dr. Philip A. DesAutels, senior director of Allseen Alliance at IFA 2015 to talk about their latest offerings for the interoperability of connected home and his perspectives on the ecosystem expansions.
    Editor / Provider: Veronica Chen | Updated: 2015 / 11 / 12