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Amazon Leads Home Voice Control Assessment but Limited Language Support Allowing Competitors to Challenge

Amazon created a market with its innovative Alexa platform, but it faces fierce and growing competition from powerful rivals and start-ups alike.  In a competitive study of smart home voice control platforms, ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies, finds that Alexa currently leads the market. This is due mostly...[Read More]

How To Control Your Smart Gadgets With A Home Weather Station

We live in a time where technology has integrated itself into almost every single part of our lives: from the way we communicate and interact with each other to the way we run our homes. When used in conjunction with IFTTT aka If This Then That, home weather station allows homeowners to activate appliances and systems within their homes to adapt to changing weather conditions.      ...[Read More]

HOW TO CONTROL LINEAR ACTUATOR AND ANDROID APPLICATION FOR LINEAR MOTION CONTROL

The Linear actuator is an application found in the android device that refers to as a primary tool for generating engineering apps. Other than purchasing add-ons and apps for your device, you can download it from Google play in the linear actuator website (see more at http://www.actuatorzone.com). Within the application, there is an interface that is simpler to use, installation setup, multifuncti...[Read More]

Zwipe Announces Release of Zwipe ID© for Access Control

Zwipe ID© is the first commercial credential offering full fingerprint identification in an ISO 7810 ID-1 and CR 80 compatible card body. With the same format as a standard card, Zwipe ID© is targeted towards mainstream Access Control security systems. The Zwipe ID© card will be launched at the ISC West tradeshow April 6-8 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. Designed to work within regular MIFARE DESF...[Read More]

Review: August PCR500 Smart Remote Control

In this short accessory review, we’re taking a look at the August PCR500 Smart Remote Control. If you read our article about the August DVB500, you’ll remember we mentioned that the included smart remote wasn’t that great. Well, August have been extremely proactive and released an alternative for an affordable price. We also mentioned if you purchase both, you can save some money...[Read More]

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