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Multifunction Smoke Detector

A true multi-function safety and entertainment unit, OneLink was designed to alert users to type and location of dangers such as smoke and carbon monoxide. The unit has the added benefit of allowing users to control home systems through voice …

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Smart Smoke Detector

Nest Protect provides protection against fire and carbon monoxide dangers. It alerts users to the presence of either smoke or CO in multiple ways: auditory alarm, voice alerts and visual notification with integrated light ring on unit. Alerts are also …

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Where the Smart Home Market Is Growing

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The U.S. smart home market is growing quickly. In fact, the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) projects that the market will more than triple in size from 2018 to 2022. Five years ago, safety and security devices were the biggest …

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NRHA All-Industry Conference: Day 3 Wrapup

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The North American Retail Hardware Association All-Industry Conference wrapped up today, along with the final day of the National Hardware Show® in Las Vegas. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the NRHA Village to say hello and share with your …

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5 Ways to Network at the National Hardware Show®

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The National Hardware Show® is quickly approaching and thousands of independent retailers will be flocking to Las Vegas to attend the annual event. While most attendees will be on the hunt for the latest products to add to their inventory, another …

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Lowe’s Officially Ends Iris Smart Home Products Line

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Lowe’s is officially pulling the plug on Iris, its line of smart home products and security systems, tech news website CNET reports. Lowe’s sent an email to Iris users informing them their devices will no longer work as of March …

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Lowe’s Ends Smart Home, Renovation Partnerships

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Lowe’s has decided to end its separate initiatives with Alacrity Renovation Services and Iris Smart Home, the company announced in its third-quarter financial report. The company described both endeavors as “non-core activities within its U.S. home improvement business,” and said …

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How Smart Home Technology Is Taking On the Plumbing Category

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Click the picture to download a PDF of this story. By Renee Changnon, rchangnon@nrha.org Get in Sink With Technology Imagine the home of the future five, 10 or 20 years from now. What do you see? If your vision doesn’t include …

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