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RoomMe introduces event-driven, on-demand occupancy reporting

Knowing if family members are home and where helps reduce false alarms
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06/09/2020

TEL AVIV, Israel—Intellithings, creator of RoomMe, a patented intelligent room presence monitoring system, recently announced support for IFTTT, including an action that provides users with trigger-driven occupancy reports.

Essence Group joins Zigbee Alliance

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06/08/2020

HERZLIYA, Israel—Essence Group, provider of IoT solutions for security, connected home and healthcare, joined Zigbee Alliance as a member in the Project Connected Home over IP initiative.

Resideo joins Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors

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01/06/2020

DAVIS, Calif.—The Zigbee Alliance, an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT), recently announced that Resideo Technologies, Inc. has joined its Board of Directors.

Amazon, Apple, Google and Zigbee Alliance partner

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12/19/2019

SEATTLE and CUPERTINO, MOUNTAIN VIEW and DAVIS, Calif.—Amazon, Apple, Google and Zigbee Alliance announced a new working group that plans to develop and promote the adoption of a new, royalty-free connectivity standard to increase compatibility among smart home products.

Yale and Comcast team up

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Yale Locks & Hardware announced that smart locks from its Assure Lock line can now be connected to Comcast’s Xfinity Home service, its home security and home automation solution, when purchased with a Yale Zigbee Network Module.

Google’s new patent factors in resi security

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03/16/2015

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Home security is on Google’s agenda, according to its recently acquired patent for “Security Scoring in a Smart-Sensored Home.”

Kwikset teams up with ADI

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05/30/2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif.—Kwikset, a manufacturer of access control solutions, is offering its suite of SmartCode locks with Home Connect technology for both Z-Wave and ZigBee wireless protocols at ADI branches in North America, according to a company statement.

Proprietary ‘smart home’ systems losing ground to open standards

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03/06/2013

Annual shipments of proprietary wireless technologies for home automation are expected to double by 2017, but proportionately their deployment in “smart homes” will be cut in half as service providers including ADT and AT&T drive a move toward open standards, according to a new report by IMS Research.

Comcast sells home security/home automation with iControl

IControl, which also partners with ADT, announces first broadband provider partnership
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06/16/2011

PALO ALTO, Calif.—It’s official: Comcast is selling home security and home automation services powered by iControl software in seven of its 18 markets across the country. The announcement was made by iControl, which is based here, on June 9.