October 16, 2014

Emtek has answered the call for a luxury Bluetooth-enabled door lock with the introduction of the LISCIO Keypad Leversey with Bluetooth Programming.

The lever features unobtrusive buttons that can be programmed from a free Emtek smart phone app, which can manage up to 20 user codes per lock.

May 13, 2014

Honeywell is shaking up the home appliance scene with its new Bluetooth Smart True HEPA Allergen Remover, what it claims is the first air purifier using Bluetooth technology that can track local pollen counts.

The purifier uses mobile app technology to track pollen lelvels and auto-adjust its cleaning levels according to the zip code. The resulting insight aims to help homeowners differentiate the causes of their air quality issues, which are often comprised of a mixture of indoor and outdoor contaminants.

September 9, 2013

Homeowners will soon have a taste of what it's like to stream their favorite tunes while they shower. Residential plumbing and HVAC supplier Homewerks Worldwide LLC has announced what it claims is the first Bluetooth-enabled ventilation fan with wireless streaming capabilities.

July 31, 2013

Marking the latest entry in the booming smart home market, Kwikset (a brand of the Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands Holdings) has announced that its Kevo smart lock technology is available for pre-order.

In partnership with UniKey Technologies, Inc., Kwikset makes it possible to unlock a deadbolt using a mobile app and the touch of a finger. According to the company, users will be able to use the technology without taking their phone out of their pockets or purses.