Comcast is opening up its monitored-security/home-automation system to operate with devices from a wide variety of home-automation brands.
Comcast is opening its Xfinity Home system to operate with a wide variety of home-automation brands.
The company’s Xfinity Home system has been available with a variety of unbranded devices such as smart plugs, smoke detectors, security cameras, light switches, door/window detectors, motion detectors and a water-leak detector, a spokesperson said. An Xfinity thermostat and a smart door lock from Kwikset have also been available.
In the summer, Xfinity Home customers will also be able to add the following devices to their smartphone-controlled home-automation system: August Smart Locks; Cuff smart jewelry that interacts with Xfinity Home products; Leeo’s Smart Alert Nightlight; Lutron Caséta Wireless dimmers, remote controls and battery-powered shades; Rachio’s smart sprinkler controllers; SkyBell’s video doorbells; and Whistle’s pet monitor.
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