The MyFood Family Smart Greenhouse got a lot of traction at CES 2020, so much that the unit exhibited at the FrenchTech pavilion was sold during the show! Given that the price tag for such a large model (Family model, 22 m² / 242 ft²) varies between 8,600 to 22,000 euros (VAT incl.), that sale was a great validation of the product and the technology powering it.Mickaël Gandecki, co-founder, CTO […]
Most of the time, you can actually see the security cameras around you – unless someone wants to have a discrete camera hidden somewhere.A discrete setup may not be convenient enough and land you in legal trouble later. However, if you want to have a discrete security camera at your home that blends in as a decor item, it would be a great choice to have.Panasonic, at CES, 2020 has […]
Smarts from Seoul: The Maturing Smart HomeEditor's Pick
A slew of high-tech startups from Korea are giving visitors to CES a glimpse of what the smart home of the future might look like. Looking beyond the remote controlled thermostats and nanny cams of today, these newcomers want to help people at home eat right, feel right, and sleep tight.
Smart locks are everywhere at CES, but what sets Brightlock apart is how you use your smartphone to unlock: the lock needs to see your phone’s light! Mainly designed for businesses and large corporations, Brightlock offers a hardware, software and cloud solution.The service allows companies to get rid of keys, simplify the access management process, cut costs, and provide better control over the access to their buildings.
Back in September, LG started to roll out support for NVIDIA’s G-Sync on select OLED televisions. But at CES 2020, LG not only extended that support for additional televisions, but also made it work at a maximum of 240Hz, welcome to living-room gaming nirvana.
If you’re looking to equip your home with a smart lock, there are plenty of options to choose from, and Kwikset is tossing their name into the ring with their latest offering in the form of the Halo Touch. This is part of the company’s Halo series of smart locks, but with the main difference is that the Halo Touch will support fingerprint unlocking.
With WiFi-6 rollout in full swing, industry leaders like Netgear are launching new hardware at CES to cover several use cases.As you may have seen from our previous reporting, we think that mesh networking and WiFi 6 are the two most important things that happened around WiFi in the past ten years.
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 have seen a lot of different smart lock/unlock systems. However, Netatmo’s first NFC-based smart door lock strikes to be something impressive right after it was unveiled at CES, 2020.Just like you would unlock/lock a door with a traditional lock-key system, it is essentially the same. However, the key acts as an NFC paired tech that will unlock the door.With this, you will end up having a smart door that […]
The Samsung Sero TV has debuted in South Korea as a concept device, but at CES 2020, it seems ever closer to becoming a full-on product with future global availability.
These days securing our homes with security cameras has gotten a lot easier and cheaper, thanks to the rise of connected devices. If you’re in the market for a new security camera for the outdoors, Arlo has you covered as the company has announced their latest offering, the Arlo Pro 3 Floodlight Camera.
Daan Tech is back at CES with Bob, a tiny eco-friendly dishwasher targeted at people living in small apartments, in RVs or using boats where space is scarce, and water needs to be saved. According to Damian Py, President and CEO, Daan Tech, Bob is the “world’s smallest, lightest & fastest dishwasher entirely made of recyclable materials”. The 2 place setting dishwasher fits on the side of a sink, cleans […]
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 the 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 […]