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Our thoughts, opinions and insights on the smart home market.

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CEDIA Expo Virtual – DIY Smart Home

Watching YouTube and reading blogs are great for learning about current smart home technology, but to find out what’s coming next, there’s nothing better than a tradeshow to see the tech in person and...

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CES 2020: Smart Home Insights

2020 marked our fourth consecutive year at CES in Las Vegas. Year after year, it is still the best place to see what is new in the technology world and we found plenty of...

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Insights from the 2019 Smart Home Summit

We recently had the opportunity to attend the Smart Home Summit, an intimate gathering of smart home leaders in San Francisco. Through two days of great presentations and networking, it was hard for us...

The Empty Booth

Bringing a smart home device into your life to help you is not just a time and money investment, it’s an emotional investment. Think about the emotional attachment people feel for a car or...

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What happens when your smart home loses power?

Recently we were one of about 738,000 California households that lost power for a couple of days in Pacific Gas & Electric’s shutdown. We aren’t sure how many smart homes lost power. While we did...

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Time to shut down our Wink Hub

After more than five years, it’s finally time to shut down our Wink Hub, one of our first smart home platforms. We’ve been loyal Wink users for years and have stayed with them throughout...