smart home

Home Security Systems at the Forefront of Smart Home Growth

  • Posted on: 19 July 2017
  • By: chw staff

The global smart home M2M market is expected to expand at a rate of 13.3% CAGR between 2017 and 2025 to reach a value of US$16.316 million by 2025 from US$5.421 million in 2016, according to a report by Transparency Market Research.  The report pointed out that the global smart home M2M market remains fragmented.   The market is comprised of many large vendors operating in various industry verticals such as: platform providers, telecommunications operators, chip providers, device manufacturers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEM). Stiff competition characterizes the market.

Your Home Is Listening With Ubi

  • Posted on: 17 June 2013
  • By: chw staff

Developed by the Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation based in Canada, Ubi is define as a Ubiquitous Computer with a microphone, speakers and listens for commands. Ubi can be your voice to the rest of your home, It listen for your voice command carries them out and communicate back to you through speech or by using lights.

Visiongain: Connected Home Market Revenues To Pass $100 Billion

  • Posted on: 12 December 2012
  • By: chw staff

Anyone in the connected home market would be happy to hear that the sector is predicted to reach revenue of $101 billion in 2013, this is according to Visiongain’s latest report: Global Connected Home Market 2013-2018: Smart Appliances, DLNA & 3-Screen Strategy. The growing demand for smart devices in the home and to hav them all connected has created a new revenue streams for operators, digital content providers and OEMs.

DSP and Comigo Developed DECT ULE Enabled Set-top Box

  • Posted on: 9 October 2012
  • By: admin

On the card at this week’s SmartHomes 2012 conference in Amsterdam is the showcasing of a new set-top box home automation solution from DSP Group and Comigo. Both companies have joined their respective technologies to develop the solution based on DECT Ultra Low Energy (ULE) technology.

DSP  and Comigo believe that home automation is a natural extension of home entertainment, and the integration of the two technologies will enable consumers to control and monitor the entire home from the comfort of the living room with Comigo's hybrid set-top box.

Why The Connected Home Is The Next Digital Frontier

  • Posted on: 10 June 2012
  • By: admin

Since we started buying electronic appliances for our home, we have been thinking of ways to get our appliances connected and talking to each other.  Even though the technology was there, it was very complicated, thus only ardent enthusiasts were able to achieve this feat.  Fast-forward five years and home automation has come a long way to what has evolved into the “connected home”.

See Savant’s Latest Apple-Based Home Automation At CES 2012

  • Posted on: 4 January 2012
  • By: chw staff

Apple enthusiast will be able to feast their eyes on Savant’s latest home control and automation solutions at this year's CES, in Las Vegas. The show starts next Tuesday the 10 of January and is one of the biggest consumer electronics show kick off the New Year. Savant promises to showcase its whole-home control and automation packages which feature SmartMedia, TrueCommand, Savant Select, TrueImage Control, Savant Sound and SavantEnergy Monitor.

UK Connected Home Market Could Worth £3bn Per Year

  • Posted on: 2 December 2011
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

The UK’s technology trade association Intellect has published a report in which it predicts the UK’s connected home market could worth £3bn a year within the next five years. The report entitled “Connected Home – a Reality” looks at elements of the connected home and offers guidance on making it a reality for everyone.

The Connected Home of The Future, According to Microsoft (video)

  • Posted on: 21 May 2011
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

The connected home is slowly becoming a reality for many of us and many businesses are positioning themselves to take advantage of this lucrative market. Among the many businesses is Microsoft; quietly and behind the scene they have been working on solutions, that according them we will be using in the next 3 to 15 years. These do not include the Windows operating system or Microsoft Office software but devices and software that we take around with us and appliances that we use in our homes.

Enexis Pilots Smart Home Appliances in Breda Housing Project

  • Posted on: 13 April 2011
  • By: chw staff

The pilot is initiated by grid operator Enexis, in cooperation with power company Greenchoice and development corporation HEJA. Using special devices, residents of two neighbourhoods in Breda are able to select the most favourable time for using energy, which can be the cheapest or the most sustainable. A special website informs them about this. The test lasts for 2 years and will show if people are prepared to use these options or not.