D&H Distributing will hold the 2015 edition of the D&H Mid-Atlantic Summer Technology Show next week. The show will take place June 4 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pa.
Logitech announced Tuesday that it has upgraded its software so that all Harmony hub-based products now offer enhanced smart home control functionality.
Kwikset announced that its line of SmartCode locks are a part of Harmony Living Home lineup. The Kwikset products join those from Lutron, Honeywell, Sylvania and others.
Harmony remotes have been an essential tool in any serious home theater setup for years now, but today Logitech's turning its focus to home automation and controlling every room in your house. It's just announced new, rebranded versions of its upper-tier remotes, which now all fall under the "Harmony Living Home" line. To be clear, the Harmony Ultimate remote was previously able to control Nest's thermostat, Philips Hue lightbulbs, and other popular home devices.
CEA said Tuesday that the Smart Home Marketplace presented by Bosch will debut at International CES in January. The area, at CES Tech West at Sands Expo, " will focus on the growing trend of consumers’ wanting and creating smarter and more efficient homes."
Logitech this week announced new functionality with Sonos. Logitech owners can now use their Logitech Harmony Ultimate or Logitech Harmony Smart Control devices to control Sonos wireless HiFi System speakers.
Todd Bogart, formerly of Harman International, has joined Human Touch as national sales manager, Bogart said in an email to media members this week.
Ah, a keyboard for the living room. How times have changed from the days when my dad you used to tell me, “Son, get up change to channel 43 on the TV. Benny Hill’s coming on.” Now I’m the dad, and I get to hear myself say, “Son, get the Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard and do a search for that Benny Hill sketch with Darth Vader on the Apple TV.”
We've seen a lot of remote consolidation devices out there, like Logitech's Harmony Remotes. With so many devices around and so many ways of controlling them, a strictly infrared (IR), or even combination Bluetooth remote isn't going to cut it. That's why UEI has developed QuickSet, which allows a single remote to control every single remote-controllable thing in your house, including new game systems like the Xbox One.