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Voice assistants open the doors to smart homes, but is India listening?

The arrival of Amazon Echo and Google Home with their ability to control smart devices through voice commands and that too in your own language has become a catalyst for adoption in India.

Xiaomi Mi Home Experience Store comes to Delhi, will showcase products not launched in India

Xiaomi's Mi Home Experience Store comes to Delhi. This is Xiaomi's third experience store in India, the company's second-largest market after China.


Novel conducive paint can turn walls 'smart': Study

A new paint has been developed by scientists, that can be sprayed onto walls to make them 'smart'.

iRobot Roomba 606 robotic vacuum cleaner launched in India: Price, features

iRobot has launched its robotic vacuum cleaner, the Roomba 606, in India. The advanced robotic vacuum cleaner is priced at Rs 19,990.

Common smart devices can be easily hacked: Study

According to researchers, many common smart home appliances are liable to hacks and security threats.

Amazon could expand Alexa's smart home offerings post Ring acquisition

In the race to equip homes with smart devices, Amazon's purchase of Ring could help its voice-assisted digital speakers function across a uinique range of smart appliances.


Over 90 per cent Indians expect IoT devices to simplify lives: Report

A study by Tata Communications has reported that over 90 per cent of Indians believe smart devices that function with Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, would be able to make their lives easier.

CES 2018: Smart homes could soon see Alexa draw you a bath

Among the gadgets being displayed at CES 2018, many innovations show how much technology has become routine in our lives.

Smart homes risk privacy security: Here's how to keep devices safe from hackers

As smart devices further influence our daily lives, here's how users can ensure being safe from cyber threats, and maintain privacy.

Connected home solutions yet to kick off globally, says Gartner Report

doption of connected home solutions is still at an early adopter phase, with only 10 per cent of households in the US, Britain and Australia having such home solutions said Gartner.