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Picking Up the Pieces After a Break-In

Walking in to your home after a long day at work, the last thing you want to find is your personal belongings thrown across the room and a sense of fear that your personal space has been invaded. Experiencing a break-in can be very frightening, and hard to keep your emotions level when worrying about a lack of home security, especially in a smart home. MAXIMUS hopes this is something our readers never face, but... read more

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From Smartphone to Smart Home

Think back to the early days of smartphones, when they were new and different and people were scared to take that leap. It wasn’t long before the world jumped on board. Now, almost ten years later, smartphones are dominating the mobile world. This rapid growth is similar to what is expected to happen within the smart home industry. Parks Associates estimates that by 2020, 50 percent of households in North America will have smart home... read more

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Why Choose LED Lights?

The days of incandescent lighting are slowly dimming. This is because of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), a law that requires lights to be about 25 percent more efficient. Did you know that an average of 3.2 billion sockets still house incandescent light bulbs? What does that mean for consumers? Today, we are using more energy and spending more money because of those lights. Below are a few reasons why you should replace... read more

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Keep your Smart Home Safe and Secure this Winter

The winter months can be full of family, vacations or warm nights by the fire. Unfortunately, a vacation for us means a dark and often unwatched home to others. However you’d like to spend your days this winter, make sure they are safe. The following is a list of simple ways to keep your home secure and safe this winter.           Keep Your Chimney Clean It is important to get your chimney... read more

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New Year & New Products

As 2016 draws to a close, the MAXIMUS Smart Security family cannot wait to share what’s in store for smart home technology in 2017! This past year has brought many product updates and developments with our current line of smart security lights – and next week we will be unveiling an exciting announcement at the 2017 Consumer Electronic Show. The Consumer Electronic Show (CES), is held in Las Vegas each year and most commonly where next-generation... read more

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Install your Maximus in Under Twenty Minutes!

  DIY home projects can be intimidating at first, and add something with wires? Forget it! The Maximus Smart Security Light is different — you really can install the outdoor surveillance camera all by yourself in under twenty minutes. The Maximus Smart Security and Companion Lights are as simple to install as any other smart light or light fixture – just take down your old fixture and mount the security light to your existing junction... read more

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Black Friday Sale

  Enjoy Black Friday shopping from the comfort of your couch this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. This year,  the MAXIMUS Smart Security Light will be available for a special price of $149 at bestbuy.com from November 24 – 26. The holidays are the perfect time to invest in smart security and outdoor surveillance as packages and gifts are stolen from front doors at an alarming rate. Protect your home while traveling to visit loved ones and... 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