It has been a quiet few days in the world of IoT this week, but as we get closer to Christmas, that is only to be expected. Products that are looking to be on the list of ‘popular gifts’ this year are likely to have been released by now, but we do have some interesting snippets that came to our attention over the last few days, so let’s take a look at the IoT roundup.
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This week has been a slightly quieter week in the world of IoT, but we do have news of a new smart home starter kit, a new vision of beacons, and some deals to look out for over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. Here, is your IoT roundup!
This week, we bring you news of how IoT will change the face of insurance, smart home control centres that blend in with their surroundings, and Lowe is getting serious about the smart home. Welcome to your bite-sized IoT round-up, let’s dive right in!
Most people don’t know that the first automatic vacuum cleaner called Trilobite was already presented in 1997 by the swedish company Electrolux. And even Dyson, the market leader for vacuums, released their own robot in 2001. But in either cases the price or the time wasn’t right yet. It wasn’t until 2002 when iRobot shook up the technology world with the Roomba, a robotic vacuum that finally raised public awareness for this particular niche. The latter model also made it in our list of the best of the best…
Anyone who has been keeping an eye on IOT communication standards, listen up. Bluetooth is about the throw a considerable-sized hat into the ring. Now, you would be forgiven for thinking that Bluetooth has already entered the arena years ago, and in fact was one of the original standards that have been used by many smart device manufacturers
At the recent Samsung Galaxy S8 keynote, the Korean manufacturer not only announced the release of a new flagship smart phone, but also introduced us to Bixby, their new voice and touch controlled assistant. While this area of tech is looking ever more crowded these days..
In the eyes of tech companies, the consumer living space has become the latest battleground…
Throughout recent years, the smart home industry has been growing significantly. With that in mind, we’ve decided to share with you our ideas of what you should expect in innovation in the smart home in 2017 and the home automation industry as a whole.
One of the easiest ways to start your home automation setup is to purchase a few good smart bulbs. That’s why, we’ve decided to give you our list of the best smart lighting solutions for the smart home for 2016.
With the ever growing home automation industry, we decided to tackle the question of what we should expect in innovations for the smart home 2017. Will Microsoft be putting Cortana in your home, while Amazon Alexa and IBM Watson are chilling on the couch? Will Google Home take over the home automation industry? The only certainty is that the industry is truly moving forward.
Saving energy and security are among the top priorities of homeowners, who look into the implementation of smart home solutions, according to a research done by Bosch and Twitter.
The Smart Home Industry in 2016 didn’t saw much innovation in terms of devices. However, more and more huge tech companies decided to step into the home automation scene. Here are some of the most notable moments and news for the smart home from 2016.
Recent talks from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg have raised speculation that the company will be…
The new operation system update of iOS 10 brings an array of new features that show the company’s interest in better implementation of Smart Home solutions. Apple’s Home Automation vision is highly reflected in their Siri update and most notably in the update of their Home application.
Today, the smart home industry market saw two new major additions in the form of the Yonomi App and the Logitech Pop. The software is aimed at delivering a better and more enjoyable smart home experience, while the hardware aims for ease and simplicity in home automation. However, this is not the first time we’ve seen smart home devices with huge promises. Are this app and this device any different and can they change the industry? Chances are, they won’t. However, they are sill two great additions to the smart home market and are certainly worth checking out.
With a huge number of do-it-yourself options available, anyone can start making their homes more intelligent with the help of a few simple interconnected IoT boards. While most people go for the more obvious smart home solutions, others create incredibly imaginative and sometimes downright weird IoT devices for the smart home. With that in mind, we’ve decided to gather a collection of 7 of the most extremely curious and creative IoT projects for the Smart Home. Without further adieu, here they are!
Staples has officially announced that it’s handing over their home automation system Staples Connect to Z-Wave Products.
Argon Boards enters the IoT hardware market with two new boards, the i.MX6 Multi-Purpose IoT Gateway Reference board and the LS1021A community boards.
According to an Alarm.com survey, homeowners would like to have a more seamless smart home experience. Nearly forty-eight percent of homeowners are interested in adopting smart technology, but fifty-nine percent are confused by the variety of products on the market.
Ever since the dawn of man, humans have been trying to make their lives easier.…