• June 2, 2023

    The phrase “smart office buildings” might conjure images of cities full of dazzling chrome skyscrapers and moving walkways. Well, some of those pseudo-futuristic visions are true. But a smart office building involves much more than biometric retinal scanners and Matrixesque aesthetics.  With a global market size that should reach over $66 billion by 2027, smart [...]

  • May 23, 2023

    We all know that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. You check the mail, and there sits a utility bill. Even though you have a general idea of how much it is, the exact cost remains an uneasy mystery. You hold your breath and rip open the envelope. Ouch. (And yes, electricity bills [...]

  • May 11, 2023

    Everyone wants to feel safe in their home. It’s a basic human desire to protect ourselves and our families, and doors can feel like vulnerable spots in our personal spaces.  Fortunately, a smart entrance — or using smart tech devices at a door — gives us ways to see and control what we usually can’t. [...]

  • May 4, 2023

    The living room — it’s the center of our home. It’s where we can nestle down anytime, whether we’re soaking up come-together fun or tranquil me time. While the bedroom, kitchen and bathroom are totally necessary (and sometimes purely practical) spaces, the living room is the heart of the house. It’s where we make some [...]

  • March 31, 2023

    Once upon a time, we gathered armfuls of grocery bags and nudged the car door shut with our knees. Then, we cursed quietly (or loudly) and fumbled for our keys. And they were out of reach. Finally, we set down the grocery bags, dug the keys out of our pockets and unlocked our front door. [...]

  • March 24, 2023

    You walk into your bedroom and activate your smart assistant. With only voice commands, you turn on pitch-perfect lighting and tweak the temperature a notch. Maybe you switch on some soothing tunes before you head to the bathroom for a shower. By the time you nestle under the comforter, you won’t believe the day was [...]