15. May 2016 · Comments Off on 3 Tips For A Successful Internet Of Things Customer Pitch · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

The Internet of Things (IoT) has dominated the tech scene this year. From its commanding presence at the Consumer Electronics Show to the barrage of analysts firms predicting that “billions of ‘things’ will be connected by 2020,” its perceived impact on the technological landscape is reminiscent of its cloud and big data predecessors.

Source: 3 Tips For A Successful Internet Of Things Customer Pitch – Forbes

22. January 2016 · Comments Off on Internet of Things lights up CES  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Another year at the Consumer Electronics Show and more records fell. Attendance topped 173,000 — including 50,000 from outside the U.S. — with 3,800 exhibitors covering 2.5 million square feet.But this year did not have any truly impressive, jaw-dropping product-tech debuts and felt very much like the last two to three years. The really cool topic remains the advent of the Internet of Things, or IoT, where the Web will move past logging onto a “www” URL to access content and instead free-flow in real-time, seamlessly throughout one’s typical day of interactions at home (web-connected shower, water heater, self-watering flower pots), on the road (connected car, exit signs), at work (thermostats, light bulbs), during lunch (bistro table, interactive menu), shopping (product displays, fitting rooms), dropping the kids at soccer (connected ball, goal-net, shin guards), and picking up some groceries (shopping cart interacts with your fridge’s inventory).

Source: Internet of Things lights up CES | Pacific Coast Business Times

21. January 2016 · Comments Off on Are We Getting Any Closer to the Smart Home? A Look at Trends From CES · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

CES 2016 was a record-breaking year for the Consumer Electronics Show, with more vendors and a bigger exhibition floor than ever before. Seasoned attendees said this was evident in the increasingly competitive smart home space.Voice control emerged as a prominent theme, with several major companies unveiling products with voice-control capability enabled by devices like the Amazon Echo (more on that below).

Source: Are We Getting Any Closer to the Smart Home? A Look at Trends From CES | Greentech Media

14. January 2016 · Comments Off on ?Ford, Amazon working to connect cars to smart homes  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Ford and Amazon are working together to explore how a connected car could talk to your smart home and vice versa.During a press conference Tuesday morning here at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ford CEO Mark Fields shared the stage with Amazon to demonstrate their joint vision to connect the former’s Sync Connect and AppLink services with the latter’s Amazon Echo home automation hub and its Alexa voice concierge service.

Source: ?Ford, Amazon working to connect cars to smart homes – CNET

14. January 2016 · Comments Off on CES smart homes of the future · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

High tech is coming, again, to your home.Tech companies and appliance makers are showing off their latest lines of connected devices promising to make consumers’ lives better, safer and happier at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.Much has been made about the market opportunity underlying smart homes, but consumers are not yet convinced. The Consumer Technology Association acknowledges this, forecasting that sales of wearable devices will be quadruple sales of smart home devices in 2016, reaching 38 million and 9 million units sold, respectively.

Source: CES smart homes of the future