While we recently covered a smart door lock system with NFC enabled keys, it looks like we have another alternative to it unveiled at CES, 2020.Kwikset introduced its new ‘Halo Touch’ WiFi-enabled smart lock system that will require you to use your fingerprint to authenticate access and unlock the door.Of course, there will be a variety of security systems available for your smart home, but with fingerprint authentication, it sounds […]
Sunflower Labs announced the world’s first fully autonomous residential security drone.Even though that sounds something cool for CES, 2020 – it may not be something that everyone can afford.The security drone starts at $9950 with more expensive options to go for. As per its announcement, the security drone is a part of its Home Awareness System.Along with the drone, you will have sensors deployed to detect motion and react accordingly. […]
We are used to see a lot of connected scales at CES since the last 5 years, however smart bathroom mats that analyses body metrics are a little more unusual. We have seen a few of them as prototypes in recent years, like the Hi Mirror connected mat prototype paired with its connected mirror that displayed the recorded weight.The idea behind the Mateo Smart Bathroom Mat is the pervasive anxiety […]
Nowadays, people rely on IoT products almost everywhere. It starts with cleaning your clothes to many type of smart home solutions. There is a tech for everything (almost).But, what about a trashcan which can show itself out to be cleaned?Fret not, we are not baiting you to something shady here – instead, a thing like that really exists.A smart home company Rezzi came up with its first product as – […]
The incredibly popular Philips Hue smart lights have been extended just in time for IFA 2019 in Berlin, and that includes the retro-looking, but smart & efficient, filament Edison bulbs.
Smart Display assistants have pushed the boundaries farther than “speaker assistants” and are great for the living room, office, or kitchen. However, the bedroom is the next frontier, and, in that location, smart clocks seem like the most convenient form smart assistant can take.
#IFAGPC19 – There was a lot of cooking related devices showcased at IFA GPC 19 and Safera Sense was one of the most interesting ones. Safera is a Finnish company that specializes in the prevention of cooking fires, it manufactures stove guards since 2007, and all its stove guards are EN 50615 certified, a requirement in Norway today, and will become a global standard soon.
Google Assistant launched at Google I/O 2016 as the software for Google Home, the nemesis of Amazon Echo and its voice operated software Alexa. Since that day, countless new Google Assistant features and new compatible devices have been released. Today, Google Assistant is rolling out new features for the holidays, some will be available immediately and others in a few weeks. We met the product team in charge of Google […]
Samsung has announced the opening of a new consumer care center in Greenville, South Carolina. The center is 34,928 square foot big and will host support personnel for all kinds of Samsung products. Samsung says that 400 new jobs will be added by 2020.
Google Assistant has done quite well during the Holiday season, and it’s about to be in even more places. The Lenovo Smart Display is a visual assistant that features a large display of 8 or 10 inches. The idea is to add a visual dimensions to what is otherwise a device that works similarly to a voice-powered assistant.
Kohler, a leading brand in kitchen and bathroom fixtures since 144 years, is coming to CES 2018 with a new lineup of smart home products powered by a new software platform, KOHLER Konnect, that will bring voice-control into the bathroom and the kitchen. KOHLER Konnect supports various voice services and allows users s to interact with the of the new smart Kohlerproducts via an iOs or Android app using voice-commands, […]
Brilliant Control is an innovative smart home controller equipped with a touch display that you can install in minutes by replacing on of your regular light switch with it, and… it does not require a smartphone!On the paper, the device looks way easier to install than smart home hubs such as Smarthings, which is compatible with over 200 smart devices and does not offer such an intuitive user experience.Brilliant Control […]
What To Expect At CES 2017Editor's Pick
The Consumer Electronics Show 2017 or CES 2017 is almost upon us (January 5-8, Las Vegas), and while many of you are preparing your New Year’s Eve, the electronics industry is gearing up for its most high-profile event of 2017 – the show’s 50th anniversary.Below is what we think you should expect from the show, but we highly recommend that you follow the hectic unfolding of CES on Ubergizmo, daily, […]
Google Home, the competitive smart speaker to the Amazon Echo, unveiled at Google I/O, officially launched today. Now available for pre-order for $129 and shipping on November 4th, Google Home is powered by Google Assistant, the voice activated and AI-driven virtual assistant also built-in the new Google Pixel smartphone.Just by talking to your Google Home, you will be able to start playing music, get answers from Google, manage everyday tasks […]
Vivint, a company that builds many smart home products, has announced the integration of its Vivint Sky smart home platform with Amazon’s Echo voice-enabled device. The integration makes it possible for users to control their home using voice commands.
There is no question that we’re living in a much more comfortable environment as our ancestors once did thousands of years ago. Yet, our technological evolution has happened much faster than natural evolution would.Our eyes have special light sensors that help the body regulate hormones which dictate when the body should be prepared for action, or when it should rest and repair. Modern living interferes with this rhythm with artificial lights and […]
In the growing world of smart keys, KEVO is a brand that has made a name for itself. It is an elegant system that allows ones to create virtual keys to let friends, contractors or neighbors open a door. On of the most requested feature until now was to have an Internet access to open/close a door. KEVO Plus finally brings this feature to the KEVO family of products.