13. September 2016 · Comments Off on Fashion update: The retailers getting on board with wearable tech · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

As technology advances inexorably, the domination of wearables seems increasingly inevitable. And it seems that the mainstream fashion industry is gradually waking up to the necessity to embrace the trend, teaming up with tech brands to ensuring that their trackers, smart devices and other connected items acquiesce with the rules of stylish design. With tech brands such as Fitbit and Jawbone straining to streamline and polish their products in order to reposition themselves as stylish accessories, several retail brands are also embracing the strategy of incorporating connected items into their collections.

Source: Fashion update: The retailers getting on board with wearable tech – Tech News | The Star Online

14. July 2016 · Comments Off on These Are The 10 Smartest, Most Futuristic Homes Around The World · Categories: News · Tags: ,

What does your dream home look like? It is a log cabin in the mountains? A sleek design on an ocean cliffside? Whatever the overall look, if you’re hoping to integrate smart features that will control the entertainment, lighting and heating systems in your home, maximise energy efficiency or simply have that futuristic edge, here’s some inspiration from around the globe.

Source: These Are The 10 Smartest, Most Futuristic Homes Around The World | Gizmodo Australia

04. July 2016 · Comments Off on The hottest smart home controller ever installs anywhere there’s a light switch · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Every once in a blue moon you come across a device and you instantly know that the company just got it right. The hardware design is great, the software design is great, and the user experience is simple yet powerful and versatile. It’s rare to begin with, but it’s even more rare when you’re talking about smart home controllers and hubs, because the market is all over the place right now. It can all be quite confusing, but there’s nothing confusing about this statement: The NuBryte Touchpoint All-in-One Sma

Source: The hottest smart home controller ever installs anywhere there’s a light switch

20. June 2016 · Comments Off on Controlling A Smart Home Can Be As Easy As Tossing Keys In A Bowl  · Categories: News · Tags: ,

The smart home of the future will likely be controlled with your voice, which is why companies like Google and Amazon are putting so much effort into getting their ears into your living room. But voice control feels impersonal. It’s disconnected from the physicality of the objects with which we have intimate connections in our day-to-day lives.Memodo is a new take on how the smart home of the future could be controlled. Instead of using your voice to dim the lights and Netflix-and-chill, you place physical totems representing those actions down in a specific place. So, for example, throwing your keys into the key bowl when you get home could kick up the jams, or turn on the A/C.

Source: Controlling A Smart Home Can Be As Easy As Tossing Keys In A Bowl | Co.Design | business + design

13. June 2016 · Comments Off on Semtech LoRa™ Wireless RF Technology Adopted by Metering Companies throughout China Nasdaq:SMTC · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced today that its LoRa™ RF wireless technology has been widely adopted by many metering companies in China to scale metering deployments domestically and internationally. Metering companies in China were some of the early adopters of LoRa technology, and most of the major suppliers in the region design and ship LoRa-equipped meters to companies around the world.

Source: Semtech LoRa™ Wireless RF Technology Adopted by Metering Companies throughout China Nasdaq:SMTC