4Home and Verizon Dubut 4G LTE Connected Home Service
4Home and Verizon Wireless have debut a 4G LTE connected home service at this weeks CE Show in Las Vegas. Both businesses said the service will leverage each other technologies to offer subscribers real-time remote monitoring and control of their home’s and their energy consumption. Through a simple user interface on the computer, smartphone or tablet Verizon’s customers control and monitor their home.
The new solution to be launch later this year has been in the pipeline for more than a year, said Jeff Crews, 4home’s director of business development. The services currently include energy management, home security and monitoring, home health, and media management.
“Offering these kinds of value-added services over LTE only enhances the customer experience. Homeowners can enjoy faster response times and real-time, high-quality video streaming when viewing their homes from Verizon Wireless LTE-enabled handsets,” added Jeff.
According to both company, connected home services are a new generation of consumer services that allow home owners to remotely monitor and control the connected devices in their homes individually and as a system.
“Connected home services are made better by the power and capabilities of our 4G LTE network.” said Brian Higgins, executive director at Verizon Wireless. Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network is the fastest, most advanced 4G mobile network in the United States, providing speeds up to 10 times faster than its 3G network.