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IHS Markit conducted a new survey in March and April 2018, asking 937 smart speaker owners various questions about the usage of their devices, spreading across the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, and Brazil. According to the findings that have been shared today, just six percent of smart speaker owners used their speakers to command smart home devices like lights, switches, and thermostats.
The speakers and assistants included in the survey were HomePod/Siri, Google Home/Google Assistant, Microsoft Cortana, Bixby, and Amazon Echo/Alexa. The most popular category for smart speaker control for all speakers was asking about the weather and news, followed in [...]
The latest entry in the mesh router market comes today from TP-Link, which has announced availability of the Deco M9 Plus Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 2-Pack System. The router is TP-Link’s newest mesh offering and promises to eliminate Wi-Fi dead spots with dependable connections to „more than 100 devices“ throughout a home, and it also doubles as a smart home hub for IoT products.
TP-Link says the Deco M9 Plus provides a „stronger and more dynamic“ backhaul than rival systems, supplementing its dedicated 5 GHz backhaul with additional backhaul throughput from other Wi-Fi bands as network demand increases. The system automatically identifies the [...]
Danalock today announced that the HomeKit version of its Danalock V3 smart lock is now available for purchase from Apple’s website and retail stores in more than 20 other countries across Europe, after limited availability in April.
Danalock V3 is said to be the first and only retrofit smart lock compatible with Apple’s HomeKit platform and Home app in Europe. Like the August Smart Lock, it is mounted on the inside of the door, enabling users to use a regular key for locking and unlocking the door from the outside if needed.
HomeKit support means users can control the lock with Siri voice commands or the Home app using an iPhone, iPad, or Apple [...]