Internet of Things
DoorBird video intercom systems are now compatible with all ThinKnx panels, allowing for total control of all KNX home automation and IP video door intercoms in one user interface.
The Apple HomeKit is now compatible with Hunter Douglas' wireless operating system, PowerView Motorization. Users now have complete control over their window treatments via Siri or through their Apple devices.
Amazon has joined the Zigbee Alliance Board of Directors, ensuring that the online retail giant's voice will be heard as the organization continues to craft the future of the connected home.
Consumers are now purchasing more devices, linking them, and expecting faster connections. With that in mind, will 2019 be a stepping stone to greater things in the wireless industry?
In a recent interview, Sprint VP of Product Engineering and Development Ryan Sullivan claimed the company's forthcoming 5G Smart Hub could replace in-home, wired internet connections.