Smash Toast Among Select Companies to Pitch at Innovate Springfield (iSPI)

By |2017-03-31T09:20:37-05:00March 31st, 2017|

Smash Toast CEO, Barnabas Helmy, was among the three select, up-an-coming companies to pitch at the Innovate Springfield (iSPI) incubator to central Illinois investors on March 30, 2017. SmashToast was founded by CEO Barnabas Helmy and Andrew Brown in March, 2014 as the result of the evolution of successful projects together.  Their diverse skill set combined [...]

Why 2017 will finally be the year of the smart home: Consumers figure it out

By |2017-03-29T17:59:22-05:00March 29th, 2017|

There are tons of high-tech gadgets to make homes "smarter" today, but homeowners are not asking for them as much as you might think. Full home automation is not high on the average house hunter's priority list. That may be about to change. The trouble so far has been the technology itself: Consumers aren't sure [...]

Top reasons homeowners love smart technology!

By |2017-03-28T19:56:01-05:00March 28th, 2017|

From climate and lighting upgrades to security and entertainment features, homeowners are embracing smart technology when renovating their homes. According to the Houzz Smart Home Trends survey, nearly half of all homeowners are incorporating smart technology when undergoing renovation, but one expert believes the numbers are even higher. "I would say it's even more than [...]