Technavio released their latest market study of the global smart connected cooking appliances market, according to the report titled ‘Global Smart Connected Cooking Appliances Market 2017-2021’, we can expect to see a CAGR of close to 20% between 2017 and 2021. The study looked at Ranges, Ovens and others from manufacturers such as Robert Bosch, LG Electronics, Samsung, Behmor, Koninklijke Philips, Haier (GE Appliances), Breville, and Whirlpool.
In order to improve care providers patients relationship management Philips is expanding its HealthSuite platform in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The new AWS IoT platform will make it easy for devices to connect to AWS services, which will expand the connectivity, capabilities and services of Philips' HealthSuite digital platform.
Massachusetts based connected health solution provider, Partners HealthCare At Home (PHH) has selected Philips telehealth solution to improve its services. PHH said they want to reduce readmissions and improve care coordination for newly discharged patients and those with chronic conditions, such as congestive heart failure.
Dutch tech firm, Philips electronics has been scaling back and refocusing some of its home solutions, over recent years. The latest is its TV operations, which they own in partnership with TPV Technologies. Philips announced this week that they have sold their 30 per cent share in TP Vision to majority owner TPV Technologies, to focus on their smart lighting and connected health market.
Philips has joined the smart lighting club with the release of Hue smart lighting solution. The LED bulbs come with its own management App for Apple iOS or Google Android devices. Unlike standard bulbs you will use less energy with these, up to 80 per cent less. Connect wirelessly to them and personalize you own lighting scheme.
Screen Dreams has launched its first paid TV application for the Yahoo! Connected TV platform. Screen Dreams specialises in developing Wallpapers, Galleries and Screensavers for flat-panel, HDTVs and DVD players. The new application is to allow users of the Yahoo! Connected TVs to access and stream to their devices well known art works, photography and their own Fireplace and Aquarium videos.
The home control market has lost one of its key players; after 30 years Philips said it will no longer manufacture its Philips Pronto remote control because the product line no longer fits with the Philips’ strategy. This comes as a shock to me because I thought they were going well especially with recent releases, like the TSW9500 in-wall Pronto touchscreen and DUAL. Apparently the company has been looking for a partner to take the Pronto business off its hands since last year but none was found.
Broadcom and Philips Home Control have combined their technologies to create a new class of remote control for the emerging connected home appliances. The remote was developed using Broadcom Bluetooth technology and Philips expertise in advance wireless input and control solutions, and features Gestural Control for game consoles and other wirelessly connected devices.
Philips has increased its list of Home Control appliances with the release of Philips Home Control Dual. The new Home Control remote will be come the tool of choice for those who want one device that will offer the service of a mouse, keyboard and remote all-in-one without the bulk. The DUAL features a QWERTY keyboard, gesture control, pointer, touchpad, 4 directional keys, and an optical sensor to manipulate an on-screen cursor and form fields without switching devices.