Are prices driving away potential smart home consumers?

Almost every product in the house now has a smart alternative, Nest revolutionized the thermostat and smoke detector, August built a smartphone connected door lock, and Samsung launched a smart fridge. Even with the abundance of smart alternatives, Lux Research says there is still disconnect between the consumer and manufacturer. Price is the most obvious […]

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Liberty Mutual funds smart home IoT startup Notion

Internet of Things (IoT) startup Notion has raised $3.2 million in funding, provided by XL Innovate and Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures. The funding comes two years after Notion started a KickstarterĀ to sell smart sensors that can track broken windows, water leaks, and unauthorized access to the house. Backers started receiving their sensors in February, though […]