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Home security is very much at the forefront of many people’s minds these days and some are turning to smart home security solutions. Ecobee recently introduced its Haven home monitoring platform, SmartCamera with voice control, and SmartSensors for doors and windows. The company's hope is that the new products and platform will provide users with a “frictionless” home security solution. Ecobee has offered their SmartThermostat, basic SmartSensors, and other products for several years. The company realized that consumers were “using ecobee SmartSensors and solutions like IFTTT to basically hack together security systems.” Ecobee decided to offer a more robust system... Read more...
Amazon surprised a lot of people when, seemingly out of the blue, it launched a smart speaker called Echo. It may have seemed like an oddball product at the time, but not anymore. Echo's built-in digital assistant, Alexa, dutifully executes an assortment of commands—she'll even order Domino's Pizza! Echo works with an assortment of third-party products and services, and now you can add the ecobee3 "smarter" Wi-Fi thermostat to the mix. "We’re excited to provide ecobee3 users with added functionality and convenience through Amazon Echo," said Stuart Lombard, president and CEO of ecobee. "Amazon has been a tremendous retailer to work with, and we are looking forward to expanding that relationship... Read more...