|Google partners iRobot to up smart home automation|
|Google is working with Massachusetts-based consumer robotics company iRobot to integrate robotics and smart home technologies.|
|Siemens and UCF bring big data to smart buildings|
|Siemens has announced a big-data collaboration with the University of Central Florida (UCF) to advance smart infrastructure technologies that can improve the performance and efficiency of buildings and energy grids.|
|Amazon teams up with Schlage on smart homes|
Smart lock company Schlage, a brand of Irish firm Allegion, has joined forces with Amazon to deliver integrated smart security products to homeowners.
|Molex and Johnson Controls smarten Georgia-Pacific HQ|
|Electronics manufacturer Molex is working with Johnson Controls to bring smart technology to the iconic office tower in Atlanta that serves as the headquarters of Georgia-Pacific, a maker of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals.|
|Resideo goes solo following spin-off from Honeywell|
|Resideo Technologies, a provider of residential comfort and security devices, is now a stand-alone, publicly traded company following its spinoff from Honeywell. Resideo will establish a headquarters in Austin, Texas, early next year.|
|Singapore looks to smart buildings for mini-Silicon Valley|
|Smart and connected buildings are set to play a major role in Singapore’s Punggol Digital District when it opens in 2025, according to Terence Teo (pictured), vice president of the Singapore Industrial Automation Association, speaking at last week’s Advantech IoT Co-Creation Summit in Suzhou, China.|
|Ulis sensor counts people in buildings|
French thermal image sensor maker Ulis has launched ThermEye Building, a thermal sensor line for system integrators of detection and people counting equipment for connected buildings.
|Calix targets smart home system at CSPs|
What is claimed to be the world's most powerful smart home system was launched last week by California-based Calix at its Connexions conference in Las Vegas.