Smart Home Blog


Introducing Wellcam™: The Smarter Video Solution for Independent Living

Jan 07, 2019

Installed in a loved one's home but fully integrated with your own security system and app, Wellcam extends your home's smart security safeguards and makes it easier to stay connected.
Get Smarter Video Alerts with our Video Analytics Service

Oct 30, 2018

Your smart video monitoring could be even more valuable with's video analytics , a highly intelligent new service that distinguishes important events from routine activity in real time. 
Our Smart Thermostat Is Now ENERGY STAR® Certified

Oct 23, 2018

Independent tests confirm that our smart thermostat can save you between 9 and 15 percent of the energy you'll use to heat your home this winter, with even higher savings on your summer AC.
Introducing Siri Shortcuts Voice Control for

Oct 08, 2018

With voice commands that you can customize to your personality and lifestyle, our latest Siri ability takes your smart home experience to the next level.
There's a Smarter Way to Irrigate Your Lawn

May 15, 2018

We've integrated connected irrigation controllers from top manufacturers Rain Bird and Rachio into our smart home platform, enabling you to remotely control and monitor your irrigation from your app.
Your Business Could Be as Smart as Your Home

Apr 19, 2018

The smart security technology that is transforming how we interact with our homes is also available for businesses. Take a video tour of an NYC craft brewery where everything is protected and connected by
Alexa, Tell It's Movie Night: We've Updated our Alexa Skill

Apr 03, 2018

With voice-activated Scenes and a new set of PIN-protected secure commands, the future of home is one step closer with the updated Skill for Alexa.
Take a Peek at Our Updated Image Sensor

Mar 09, 2018

It's good to know what's happening at home. It's even better to see it for yourself through an Image Sensor.
Meet Our New, Smarter Thermostat

Jan 07, 2018

At CES 2018, we unveiled a new, smarter thermostat solution, uniquely able to help protect your home from costly emergencies including HVAC failures, floods and water damage.
The 2017 End of Year Blog Wrap-Up

Dec 27, 2017

With new product launches and stories including Insights Engine, new voice control options, and the smartest house on the block, it's been a newsworthy year at
READ MORE Goes Hands-Free With Amazon Echo Voice Control

May 04, 2016

Want to check the arming status of your smart home security system, change the temperature, or turn your living room light off? Just ask through your Amazon Echo.