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How Technology is Transforming the Conference Experience

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm

We all associate the Internet of Things with the things in our houses. But its effects go far beyond the confines of the home. While AI home assistants and smart security systems are transforming home life, this smart technology is having just as big…

Gear & Gadgets

Austin

Konnected Security System Upgrades Your Old Wired Security System [Review]

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 5:00 pm

From the beginning of my smart home automation journey in 2004, a personal goal of mine has always been to somehow integrate my aging hardwired alarm system into my smart home system. I’m guessing that Nate Clark of Konnected and I shared that vision,…

Enqos – Tower V3

Gear & Gadgets

How Smart Technology Is Bringing Bathrooms Into the Future

By | Nov 18, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In the last few years, smart technology has found a place in virtually every room of the home, right down to the locks on your doors. It may have taken a while, but it would seem bathrooms are the final piece of the smart…

Gear & Gadgets

London

Robot Vacuum Cleaners of the Future Could Look Like Spaceships

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

The future, as pictured in science-fiction movies, is closer than it has ever been. Almost palpable, and although flying cars, teleportation and time travel are still elusive, we have made insane demarches in facilitating our lives with robotized and automatized household items. Even though…

Gear & Gadgets

How Notion’s Sensors Simplify Your Smart Home [Review]

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Launching today, the second generation of the Notion sensor displays with a high degree of flexibility. This flexibility should make it a competitive option when compared to more narrowly focused items, such as dedicated motion sensors or water sensors. These small, round, puck-like sensors…

Gear & Gadgets

Seattle

WyzeCam: $20 Security Cam Designed to Destroy All Competitors

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 11:40 am

Not a week goes by that a new startup or large corporation announces the next big thing in affordable home security. First we had the likes of Nest and Canary, then Blink, and many others followed beyond. Each device for the most part rivals…

Gear & Gadgets

How to Turn Your Smart Home Into a Haunted House

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 10:50 am

Halloween is here and, despite vowing to plan ahead unlike you did last year, your home isn’t decorated in the slightest. Your skeleton is missing its rib cage, the pumpkins remain uncarved, and the only cobwebs adorning your front door were built by actual…

Opinion/Analysis

The Downside of the Internet of Things

By | Oct 13, 2017 at 7:15 am

Smart technology is gaining ground and shifting into many areas of our lives. Just frrom 2014 to now, we have sprinkler systems that gauge the weather and determine, on their own, whether or not our lawns need to be watered or not, and a…

Gear & Gadgets

Drones, Phones, And Automation: The Future Of Home Security

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

It flies around inside your house, ready to respond to any emergency, to ward off any intruder, and even to feed your pets when you’re away. No, it’s not your own overly-attentive superhero. It’s an Aevena Aire drone, a milestone of the future of…

Tips & How To’s

How to Get Your Smart Home Started on the Right Foot

By | Oct 1, 2017 at 10:30 am

While people who work in technology may recognize how interconnected their personal lives have become, those from other sectors may still be clueless. According to Bitdefender, only 30 percent of people in the United States and 20 percent of the people in France are…

Gear & Gadgets

How Lorex Technology Leverages Digital and E-Commerce to Sell Security Cameras

By | Sep 29, 2017 at 8:30 am

The security market is booming, and Lorex Technology is one of the companies leading the way. Growing criminal threats, coupled with advances in technology, are expected to propel the security solutions market to over $372.9 billion by 2022, says MarketsandMarkets’ Global Forecast to 2022…

Startup Spotlight

Phoenix

Startup Spotlight: Data Privacy, Smart Homes, and Streamline Your Work

By | Sep 22, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With the holidays on the horizon, creating a protective barrier around your home with smart technology might be a good way to go. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found ones that can…

Gear & Gadgets

Top 5 Smart Gadgets for a New Home

By | Sep 3, 2017 at 12:45 pm

When looking to relocate, it is important to move to a better place. It should also be a smarter place. You want to have a home where neighbors, guests and relatives enjoy their stay and praise you for the smart choices. You also want…

Trends

Los Angeles

5 Tech Trends Startups Are Adopting In 2017

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

It’s six months down the road and time to check in on startup that had high hopes when the year began. How many of the trends you’ve read about from earlier in the year have made their way into your operations? How many are…

Gear & Gadgets

This Robotic Mower Will Cut Your Lawn at Night

By | Aug 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm

What would you give in exchange for a perfectly manicured lawn and get back some time on the weekend? Since robotic lawn mowers have hit the market, homeowners from all over the country have been eager to capitalize on the benefits offered by these new…

Startup Spotlight

NYC

Startup Spotlight: Sell Edu Courses, Craft Beer Rewards and Rent Cool Furniture

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features emerging tech startups that can help streamline your business tasks or simplify your life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an easy way to create and sell online courses, for millennials to rent cool furniture, get rewards for drinking…

Energy

Melbourne

This Australian Accelerator Is Looking for Smart Energy Startups

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

With impressive minds like Elon Musk already taking huge steps towards a sustainable future, it can be a pretty daunting task to start up in such a saturated industry. However, the energy sector is facing far more problems than its solving, which leaves the…