Can IoT help businesses fight rising energy costs?

The issue of rising energy costs continues to dominate headlines in the UK, and with prices anticipated to increase significantly for everyone, businesses need to take the opportunity to explore new methods to optimise energy use. IoT sensor technology is…

Sun at home: LEDs that reproduce natural daylight

LEDVANCE launches new SUN@HOME smart lighting range that reproduces natural daylight for a better quality of life. The SUN@HOME range from LEDVANCE offers lamps and luminaires that use unique sun-like full-spectrum LEDs to increase well-being and performance in the home.…

Getting the solar energy harvesting right for your IoT solution

Solar energy harvesting for IoT is moving from hobbyists and makers to mainstream professional IoT applications. The driving factor is the sustainability of the business model. For growing applications in agricultural monitoring and asset tracking, the main reasons for using…

RadioRA 3 connected lighting control system

Control and automation manufacturer, RTI, announced that its control platform seamlessly integrates with and controls the new RadioRA 3 lighting and control system from Lutron. With its wall controls, touch-controlled light bar design and IoT connectivity, a new all-in-one PoE…

Will 5G affect GPS in cars and smart meters?

As the world observes digital transformation in almost all areas of life, it welcomes with it new forms of technology and connectivity. With this rapid technological evolution, many aspects are now antiquated and abandoned. The deployment of 5G brings with…

Smart oven market to reach $501.4m by 2026

Smart appliances are developed to provide ease, convenience, and minimal time in preparing food. Technologically advanced and innovative smart oven are evidence of new age kitchen appliances that aim to reduce cooking time, save energy, and minimise efforts required for…

Smart water manages consumption and detects real-time leaks

The world’s population is expected to pass the 9 billion mark by 2050, resulting in a 35 to 60% increase in water demand for domestic consumption, agriculture, industry and power generation. Robeau’s team has been working for two years on…

The shift towards smart living

Though a definitive understanding of a smart home is yet to be reached, it is nevertheless interesting to discuss different requirements and factors which may constitute one. CES in Las Vegas was host to a range of fascinating debates and…

Demystifying domestic energy

This week I spoke to Mike Pyke, CTO of Chameleon Technology. Chameleon provides real time energy data from smart meters. Data insight enables customers to better understand their energy bills thus manage consumption more efficiently. Chameleon securely accesses real-time energy…

Factors that will influence the connected home market

Rising consumer expectations have collided with supply chain disruptions to redefine how network service providers (NSPs) bring compelling value-propositions to market. While product innovation on the customer premises equipment front once provided an opportunity for NSPs to secure a competitive…