29. February 2016 · Comments Off on 5 smart home gadgets to create your home of the future · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

Any homeowner knows a lot of free time goes into taking care of your house. But what if your house could take care of you? That’s the dream of the “smart home,” and while there’s no true sci-fi intelligent homes that can do everything you need, we’re getting closer.

Every day, an average 5.5 million smart devices are being connected in homes around the world, according to research firm Gartner. It further estimates there will be 6.4 billion of these “Internet of Things” devices by year’s end, and 20.8 billion IoT devices by 2020. If you want to get in on the ground floor, here are some gadgets you can buy today.

Source: 5 smart home gadgets to create your home of the future – Post and Courier

02. February 2016 · Comments Off on Making Internet of Things (IoT) Pay In Manufacturing  · Categories: News · Tags: ,

76% of manufacturers will increase their use of smart devices or embedded intelligence in manufacturing processes in the next two years. 63% of manufacturers have either implemented or are planning to integrate IoT technologies into their products. 58% of manufacturers say that improving product quality is the most important objective they are pursuing by incorporating smart devices or embedding intelligence. 44% of manufacturers say that their biggest obstacle in leveraging the IoT is their company’s limited knowledge of how the IoT can improve operations and products.

Source: Making Internet of Things (IoT) Pay In Manufacturing – Forbes

16. January 2016 · Comments Off on Meet the makers behind 5 incredible smart home gadgets at CES · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

During and leading up to CES, the tech space is abuzz with the latest on all that is new and shiny. Innovative, sleeker-than-ever devices will be unveiled to a hungry crowd, and the hype will be amplified via an explosion of coverage. These cutting-edge gadgets are quite literally on display, and it’s hard not to be dazzled by the user-friendly interfaces, the outstanding resolution, the slim design. But, what about the lesser-told story? Namely, the brains behind these smart devices and the faces behind the scenes: the people that have pushed forward to innovate, to create the tech that captivates us all during CES.

Source: Meet the makers behind 5 incredible smart home gadgets at CES

14. January 2016 · Comments Off on Ford Smart Cars Meet Smart Homes! · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

From the comfort of your living room, are you in the group that can watch people on HGTV fix up their house all day long without leaving the couch?Ford says, “Ford is exploring linking smart devices like Amazon Echo and Wink to its vehicles to allow consumers to control lights, thermostats, security systems and other features of their homes from their car, and to stop, start, lock, unlock and check their vehicle’s fuel range from the comforts of their couch.”

Source: Ford Smart Cars Meet Smart Homes!

12. January 2016 · Comments Off on Biggest Challenge in Making Your Home Smarter? Getting Gadgets to Talk to Each Other · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

The problem with smart home technology in 2016 isn’t a lack of intelligence; it’s a failure to communicate. As more new ‘smart’ devices appear — and we saw a passel of them last week at CES 2016, from smart showers to beds, belts, blenders, toothbrushes, and more — the same stumbling blocks remain. All of them will talk to your smartphone, but most of them won’t talk to one another.

Source: Biggest Challenge in Making Your Home Smarter? Getting Gadgets to Talk to Each Other