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…
If we asked you what furniture manufacturer is worldwide known, with practical, yet contemporary furniture created, who would you think about? Of course, most of us think about IKEA! IKEA pieces have modernist designs for various types of furniture and appliances, and its interior design is eco-friendly and straightforward. It is well known for its […]
Wouldn’t you think that a kitchen is a magical place? It plays an essential role in our lives: it is not only the place where you prepare and enjoy meals, but it is also a place of family gathering, an area where we have fun with friends and where many lovely memories are made. But […]
Have you already made your home a smart home? Then, you know all the benefits of it. But have you considered making your office a smart office and get to know all of its benefits? It doesn’t matter what kind of business you run, whether it is a small business, dental or medical office or […]
Being a parent is a beautiful and exciting experience. It is also very stressful as you have to take care of all the tasks around the home and children. There are numerous things to be done: changing diapers, bathing a baby every evening, shopping, preparing meals and so on. Making your home a smart home […]
The world of home automation devices continues to break milestones in 2018 as we move towards a more seamless smart home experience. From the rise of voice assistant speakers to the move towards mainstream-inization of wireless protocols such as Zigbee and Z-Wave, we’ve decided to summarize some of the most notable news of the industry this year.
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.
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!
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 for your hard earned cash, and one that could become very lucrative if they pull it off correctly. Here, we take a look at four exciting products; some brand new, some updated, that will be gracing our homes before […]
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.
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 revealing a new home automation AI assistant. Even though there still isn’t an official date about the unveil of a Facebook Smart Home AI system, trends in the smart home market show that Zuckerberg might have a slight shot at […]
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.