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New Preventative Security and Holiday Features

  Are you ready to prank those greedy trick-or-treaters this year? MAXIMUS® can help! MAXIMUS® launched a new preventative security feature on it’s smart security cameras just in time for Halloween – message playback on detection. For a limited time, Halloween-themed options, including a “Happy Halloween” greeting or spooky ghost laugh, are available to catch the attention of trick-or-treaters on your property from your smart light. The new playback feature will help homeowners protect their homes... read more

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Invest in Your Security

Whether you are moving into a new home or have lived in the same home for thirty years, it’s time to talk security. October is National Home Security Month and a reminder to evaluate your current home security system – or maybe time to think about purchasing one. Do you feel protected? If the answer is no, consider thinking about making an investment in your safety, home security and security lighting. Although purchasing traditional security... read more

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Get Rid of the Decoy Cameras

With all the buzz around crime and home invasions, it can be tempting to purchase decoy security cameras or home surveillance cameras in an attempt to save money – don’t be fooled! Unfortunately, this cost saving attempt could end up estimating close to thousands in loss and damages in the long run. It’s important to know the facts before purchasing a cheap look alike for a home security system. True criminals can detect a decoy... read more

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Why Smart Home Security is Great for Grandparents

With so much going on in the month of September – Labor Day, back-to-school, football, etc. – Grandparents Day seems to always be a holiday that sneaks up on everyone. We’re busy sending our kids to school, packing lunches, working and well… we forget! However, Grandparents Day is a reminder that grandparents have a special place in our lives and we naturally worry about them as they get older. Emerging smart home technology and home... read more

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Safety Tips for New Homeowners

  First off, congratulations on your new home! Buying your first home is an overwhelming and sometimes intimidating experience. It is also one of the biggest investments most people will make in their lifetime. For this reason, the stress of buying a new home can overshadow safety so we’ve put together a few simple safety tips that will help to ensure your home and family are protected. Locks: After picking up your keys to your... read more

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Smart Home Summit London

 In 2010, Mark Honeycutt established Jiawei Technology (USA), which has grown into a top LED lighting company for retail and commercial markets in the Americas. Two years later, in 2012, Mark established Jiawei Technology Europe, now headquartered in Hamburg Germany.  Since then, Jiawei has also acquired other lighting companies and established operations and distribution in most major markets globally. With the proliferation of mobile devices and the advent of smart home technologies, Mark continues to... read more

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A Smart Look at Back-to-School Safety

For most parents, “back-to-school” can be an exhausting time and the safety conversation is often pushed aside as parents deal with the hustle and bustle of getting their child(ren) ready for the new school year. However, it’s imperative, now more than ever, to discuss potential threats with your children. Below is a guide to follow when talking to your kids about safety. Talk Safety Set expectations when it comes to safety – Most children are... read more

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4 Myths Retailers Need to Dispel when Selling Smart Home Products

Educating consumers is key. Smart home products are rolling out in the masses as consumers look for ways to simplify their daily lives with smart home automation. Yet, consumers aren’t jumping at the chance to buy a new smart thermostat, touch screen refrigerator or connected light fixture. Price is partly to blame, but the main issue is that consumers don’t understand the benefits of a home full of smart appliances. To realize the opportunities and... read more

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Retailers and the Adoption of Smart Home

Smart home products are rolling out in the masses as consumers look for ways to simplify their daily lives. Many low-cost solutions are on the rise and retailers play a major role in their adoption. As a retailer, it can be easy to throw new products on the shelf and leave it be, but smart home products need a little extra attention to help educate consumers on the benefits of smart appliances, lights, etc. to... read more

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Top 10 Benefits Of Using LED Lights

LED lighting provides three key benefits over traditional lighting; immediate energy savings, long-term maintenance savings and improved quality of light. Energy savings is gained over time, leading to lower energy consumption and decreased utility costs. Many of our LED products qualify for Energy Star rebates. See the rebate section for a listing of rebate programs in your area. read more