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

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06. June 2016 · Comments Off on Consumers unfazed (and uninterested) by IoT and smart homes  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The tech industry is in full swing to embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) and the ways in which it could revolutionise business and our daily lives, but new research has revealed that consumers do not share the same level of excitement for smart technology.PwC surveyed over 2,000 people and found that almost three quarters of consumers have no interest in putting smart technology into their homes in the coming years. This greatly contradicts the vision of the smart home that consumer electronics companies have been peddling over the past few years in which every house will have a fridge, a coffee maker, a thermostat and a host of other devices that communicate with one another and the cloud to offer a better experience to consumers.

Source: Consumers unfazed (and uninterested) by IoT and smart homes | ITProPortal.com

19. May 2016 · Comments Off on The Emergence of Managed IoT Services · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

With every market forecast predicting rapid growth of the overall Internet of Things, industry and investor focus shifts to specific market segments that will experience the quickest adoption. While most of the attention is on particular applications and technologies, I think managed IoT services will be one of the biggest market opportunities.One of the greatest challenges standing in the way of widespread IoT adoption is the lack of skills and experience to evaluate, acquire and integrate all the piece parts necessary to assemble an IoT deployment.

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16. April 2016 · Comments Off on The IoT Isn’t About the Future, It’s Already Here · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

We are used to hearing about how the Internet of Things (IoT) will affect the future, promising to solve the biggest global crises, including food shortages, health epidemics and human safety. But what many people do not acknowledge is that, in a growing number of areas, IoT solutions are already in place and making a tangible difference. At this moment, an estimated 4.9 billion sensors are connected to the Internet, busy improving numerable areas of industry and human experience.

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11. March 2016 · Comments Off on Telefonica and Huawei join forces to develop the Smart Home category in Latin America · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Telefónica and Huawei announced yesterday they are joining forces to develop the Smart Home category in Latin America.Using Huawei´s cloud based platform and a jointly designed exclusive user experience, Telefónica will provide their Latin American customers with an innovative Smart Home experience, becoming the first telco to offer these services in the region. This collaboration strengthens the operator commitment to bringing the latest technology to their customers, going along with them in its discovery and use.

Source: FINCHANNEL.com – Telefonica and Huawei join forces to develop the Smart Home category in Latin America