Smart Home

HomeKit: Eve Degree is Stylish Temperature, Humidity & Air Pressure Monitor with Display

The HomeKit system in the Automated Home is building nicely. The latest edition is the Eve (formerly Elgato) ‘Degree’. A small 54mm rounded square in sleek anodised aluminium that tracks temperature, humidity and air pressure. Installation As with all the Eve gear setup is a 30 second process with your iOS camera reading it’s serial […]

Smart Home

Fibaro Sold to Nice Italians

Italian smart home specialist, NICE have purchased Fibaro, the Polish company that produces a popular range of Z-Wave modules and controllers… Home Automation specialist Nice continues along its path of international expansion by acquiring Polish company FIBARO, one of the major players worldwide in the Smart Home sector, which offers a true wireless, modular ecosystem […]

Smart Home

Magic Leap One

Two years ago, we tested the Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition. This first foray into Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality system offered a fascinating look at how augmented reality (not virtual reality; there’s a difference) can be used to educate, entertain, and enable research. It worked well enough for a developers-only headset and an early implementation of […]