27. June 2017 · Comments Off on New report shares details about the Home Automation Market · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Home automation provides high end solutions and uses advanced digital technology to automate our products and systems. Home automation provides better efficiency and better performance in automating the home or our household activities to centralized control the system. Consumers want to customized, they want professionally installed systems, which is at their convenience and easy to use. They want to save time, prefer energy efficient or saving products. In India, Honeywell and Tata Power Delhi Distribution announced their Automated Demand Response (ADR) project for industrial and commercial facilities. With the help of Honeywell technology, Tata Power Delhi distribution will link more than 160 buildings in its distribution network. It would include power management during periods of peak consumption.

Source: New report shares details about the Home Automation Market | LANews.org

18. April 2016 · Comments Off on Spirent Acquires Testing Technologies for Automotive and IoT · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Spirent Communications Plc (LSE:SPT), an industry leader in test and measurement, today announced that it has acquired Testing Technologies. Founded in 2000, Testing Technologies is a leader in Automation Software Quality Tools. With its flagship platform TTworkbench, Testing Technologies is focused on test automation for the automotive and IoT industries. As the automotive industry moves to IP networks and automakers begin to realize their vision of the connected car, the acquisition of Testing Technologies will enable Spirent to offer the most effective solution available to ensure the functionality and performance of next-generation automobile components and technologies.

Source: Spirent Acquires Testing Technologies for Automotive and IoT – Spirent

17. March 2016 · Comments Off on How IoT Changes Pricing Models · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

There’s a lot of talk today about the technology that makes up the Internet of Things (IoT). What fascinates me the most is the impact IoT can have on the way companies can drastically alter their business models to leapfrog the competition.In the past, companies kept track of their key performance indicators (KPIs) by running reports at month’s end. They would then put plans in place to make the necessary adjustments to improve upon those KPIs going forward.

Source: How IoT Changes Pricing Models – Forbes

05. January 2016 · Comments Off on CES 2016: Want Your Home to Tell You Where It Can Be More Energy Efficient? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

In 2015, Ecovent won the CES Home Automation Product of Year for its intelligent home zoning system, giving homeowners room-by-room temperature control. This year, HVAC and Automation company will be providing an early look at the Home Health Report (HHR)—a new diagnostic feature that will provide homeowners with detailed reports on the health of their home. With it, first-time homeowners will have a complete understanding of the workings of their house. Using the data collected from the home, the HHR provides data and reports on the performance of a home, including:

Source: CES 2016: Want Your Home to Tell You Where It Can Be More Energy Efficient?

10. December 2015 · Comments Off on U.S. Department of Transportation Smart Cities Challenge Funding Opportunity  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Yesterday, the Department of Transportation announced a $40 million funding opportunity entitled Beyond Traffic: The Smart City Challenge. This award will be given to one mid-sized city that puts forward bold, data-driven ideas to improve transportation through safety, reliability, and integration. The Department of Transportation is encouraging cities to present creative approaches for innovatively addressing the challenges they are facing. The vision of the Smart City Challenge is to award and encourage integrated approaches to improving surface transportation performance within a city and integrating these approaches with other smart city domains such as public safety, public services, and energy.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation Smart Cities Challenge Funding Opportunity | Stay Informed | K&L Gates