Powering ubiquitous electronics with Perovskite Photovoltaics

Internet of Things (IoT) devices promise to enable a world of smart, connected objects, with their number expected to rapidly accelerate to billions by 2030. However, small electronic devices typically rely on batteries that require frequent re-charging or replacement every…

Semtech’s LoRaWAN technology for smart building platform

Semtech Corporation has announced that Intent Technologies and Nexity Group have integrated Semtech’s LoRa devices and the LoRaWAN (low-power wide-area network) standard into its IntentPlatform to optimise performance, improve quality of service, and reduce the carbon footprint in residential and…

Moving forward with the AIoT

Artificial intelligence is not just a trend – but trendy. The concept, and the handily vague term ‘smart’, have been used to unconvincingly promote a range of products that are claimed to have gained intelligence – whether it’s our cars,…

Guidehouse Insights explores potential of smart home robots

Guidehouse Insights has announced its latest report that it explores the market landscape and opportunities for home robots. Despite optimistic product launches from prestigious high-tech companies and startups, the market for robots in the home has had limited success to…

The smart way to save 30% on energy bills

A new Powering Change whitepaper, published by Schneider Electric, highlights how much more can be done to address the UK’s high levels of energy waste, at a time when every penny counts for UK businesses and consumers.    With energy…

Technology at The Foundation (City Digital: Season 2, Episode 3)

Following on from Episode 2, this three-part documentary from Digi-Key dives deeper into smart cities, focusing on the rise of smart homes built from the ground up with technology in mind. Join them as they explore the ways that technology is transforming the…

Beyond the Walls (City Digital: Season 2, Episode 2)

Following on from Episode 1, this three-part documentary from Digi-Key dives deeper into smart cities, focusing on the rise of smart homes built from the ground up with technology in mind. Join them as they explore the ways that technology is transforming the…

Welcome to Your Smart Home (City Digital: Season 2, Episode 1)

Following on from Season 1, this three-part documentary from Digi-Key dives deeper into smart cities, focusing on the rise of smart homes built from the ground up with technology in mind. Join them as they explore the ways that technology is transforming…

Why invest in a smart mirror?

The Internet of Things has seen a rise in the interconnectivity of devices, cars and buildings. Almost everything seems to have a ‘smart’ alternative now. ‘Smart’ devices consist of those which were already digital, such as speakers and TVs, as…

Automation, connectivity and intelligence evolve in smart homes

The global smart home device market accounted for $68.8 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $156.6 billion by 2028. That is a lot of money quickly being invested into some serious home improvement! Our homes are rapidly graduating…