Halo Smart Labs, a technology company specializing in developing life-safety smart home products, announced final approval from the state of California of its Halo™ and Halo+™ Smart Smoke Alarms with optional weather alert. The California State Fire Marshall’s approval included the creation of a new category of alarms recognizing Halo’s alarm as the first device incorporating both ionization and photoelectric smoke sensors and a carbon monoxide sensor.

The California tests and evaluation included analysis of required product performance and reliability features. Earlier this year, an independent testing service certified product performance & reliability in conformance with UL standards.

CEO Ben Stagg said, “We’re excited by California’s creation of a unique category for our alarms, which confirms our vision of home safety in conformance with the National Fire Protection Association’s recommendation of having both types of smoke sensors in your home.”

“Also gratifying is Consumer Report’s confirmation that Halo’s devices are ‘the first smoke detectors that actually do what all models should-combine both types of smoke detection (ionization and photoelectric) along with a carbon monoxide alarm,'” Stagg noted. “This third-party, authoritative feedback supports our belief that Halo Smart Labs has the safest and smartest smoke and CO alarms.”

Stagg added, “We’re excited that our unique Halo and Halo+ Smart Smoke and CO Alarms currently can be purchased at leading home improvement retailers in all states and at”


Halo Smart Labs delivers smart technology for safer homes in the “Smart Home” market. Its Halo smoke alarms are made in the USA and include many innovations, like proactive audio and visual alerts, remote notifications, 10-year battery back-up and severe weather alerts, while proprietary algorithms help to significantly reduce false alarms. Winning awards at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the 2016 International Builder Show, recognition by Consumer Reports, named to This Old House (TOH) Top 100: Best New Home Products 2016 and featured on The Today Show, Halo Smart Labs has created much excitement with its first shipments.

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