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Bluetooth Takes Next Big Step in Becoming a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

1.8.19 – CEPro - Bluetooth Mesh could be the next big home-automation standard, starting at CES 2019. If you already thought it was a smart-home standard, you thought wrong. It's true, we see plenty of Bluetooth-enabled home-automation devices on the market that seem...

Millions on prescription sleeping pills would sleep through a fire alarm

1.11.19 - EurekAlert In a trial of one of the main class of prescription sleeping pills, half the participants slept through a fire alarm as loud as someone vacuuming next to their bed. But a newer alternative preserves the ability to wake in response to danger...

CES Update

General Innovations in security tech from CES 2019 12.19 - SIW - Show now encompasses more than just smart home, DIY security gadgets The Best Smart Home Devices of CES 2019 | PCMag.com 12.19 - PCMag.com- Whether you use voice control or not, there's no denying that...

1-14-19 NESA Monitor

Door to Door Sales ETX police department warns public about alarm company claiming ... 1.10.19 - CBS19.tv KYTX - Palestine, Texas - Officers from the Palestine Police Department are warning locals about supposed alarm company employees claiming they were sent by ......

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Bluetooth Takes Next Big Step in Becoming a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

Bluetooth Takes Next Big Step in Becoming a Home-Automation ‘Standard’

CEPro - Bluetooth Mesh vies to become next big home-automation standard with new Smart Home SIG and application-layer development, backed by Xiaomi, Alibaba and 60 other IoT companies.
Millions on prescription sleeping pills would sleep through a fire alarm

Millions on prescription sleeping pills would sleep through a fire alarm

In a trial of one of the main class of prescription sleeping pills, half the participants slept through a fire alarm as loud as someone vacuuming next to their bed.
CES Update

CES Update

Innovations in security tech from CES 2019 - At CES 2019, the CEO behind this life-saving fire detector is willing to ... - Alarm.com Reveals Emergency Signaling Function, Wellness Cam at ...
1-14-19 NESA Monitor

1-14-19 NESA Monitor

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Maryland State Police IMPACT Update for Jan. 2019

The January edition of the Maryland State Police IMPACT Update is now available. This edition includes: Troopers Respond In A Big Way To Support Needy Children; Troopers Help Keep Roads Safe During Holiday Season; MD State Police Remembers The Kindness Of President George H.W. Bush; State Police Arrest Man Suspected of Rapes In 1960’s; Old