03. September 2016 · Comments Off on Wearable technology market to grow over US $170.91 billion by 2025 according to new research report · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

According to the new Market research study published by The Insight Partners, The Global Wearable Technology Market was estimated at US $26.19 billion in 2015. This market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20.8% between 2016 and 2025, to reach US $170.91 Billion in 2025.

Source: Wearable technology market to grow over US $170.91 billion by 2025 according to new research report – WhaTech

31. August 2016 · Comments Off on Wearables Make Employees More Productive|Market Will Grow 35% by 2019. · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

With wearables becoming more common in the warehouse as well as on the factory floor, a recent report, titled The Human Cloud At Work (HCAW) A Study Into The Impact Of Wearable Technologies In The Workplace, indicates that wearable technology provides substantial benefits for productivity.Preliminary results, as reported by Tech Times, indicate that employees with wearable devices increased their productivity by 8.5% and their job satisfaction by 3.5%.

Source: Wearables Make Employees More Productive|Market Will Grow 35% by 2019.

27. August 2016 · Comments Off on Smart meters increasing consumer energy awareness, new report finds  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The roll-out of smart energy meters is making consumers more likely to be aware of their energy consumption and take steps to reduce it, a new report has found.Smart Energy GB’s ‘Smart Energy Outlook’ report, published today, found that the vast majority (84%) of consumers who had received a smart meter from their utility considered themselves to have a better idea of their energy costs, while 69% thought they were in more control of their energy use.

Source: Smart meters increasing consumer energy awareness, new report finds | Solar Power Portal

24. August 2016 · Comments Off on Overcome the Smart Home Gender Gap  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

It only takes a quick Google search to see the promise of the smart home. The way in which we can now control functions in our homes and how devices control aspects of our lives for us is nothing short of incredible. And to consumers who aren’t technology-lovers, it’s nothing short of overwhelming. Though the budding world of smart home technology is continuing to grow, the majority of early-adopters have adopted.To identify what consumers want it’s essential to create a clear portrait of their buying motives. In a report that Shelton Group produced last year, we were able to break this down and reach a surprisingly logical conclusion: men and women have different priorities when purchasing new technology and therefore different buying drivers in the smart home arena.

Source: Overcome the Smart Home Gender Gap | Builder Magazine | Construction Technology, Building Technology, Technology, Home Technology, internet of things, home energy management systems, smart home, Design and Trends, Suzanne Shelton

13. June 2016 · Comments Off on Will Apple Introduce a Competing Home-Styled Siri Led Device at WWDC 2016? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Last week Patently Apple posted a report titled “Google Home: Advanced Home Automation for Android Users Introduced at Google I/O.” In that report we noted that Google Home was like Amazon’s Echo meets Apple TV. Earlier this month we posted a patent report titled “Future Apple Devices will Automate Home Automation Processes According to User Behavior Patterns,” wherein we presented an overview of Apple’s intellectual property relating to home automation coming to Apple TV and beyond. The key patent figure is presented below. The report further stated that “With Amazon and now Google catching up to and surpassing Apple’s Siri in some ways, we can only hope that Apple is going to finally deliver on this kind of service for Apple TV at their developer conference next month and out to market this year.”

Source: Will Apple Introduce a Competing Home-Styled Siri Led Device at WWDC 2016? – Patently Apple