02. August 2015 · Comments Off on Connected devices powering smart cities, homes to triple by 2020 · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The number of connected devices as part of the burgeoning industry known as the Internet of Things is expected to skyrocket 285% over the next five years, reaching 38.5 billion devices by 2020 from just 10 billion today, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

Source: Connected devices powering smart cities, homes to triple by 2020 – MarketWatch

15. May 2015 · Comments Off on Connected home on a budget: This device makes your existing home appliances ‘smart’  · Categories: News · Tags: , ,

Hook wants to help you connect your existing home appliances to the Internet without breaking the bank.The new startup, which recently finished as runner-up at last month’s University of Washington Environmental Innovation Challenge, just launched a Kickstarter for its small device that makes outlet adapters and bulb sockets “smart.”

Source: Connected home on a budget: This device makes your existing home appliances ‘smart’ – GeekWire