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…

Connectivity standards to renew meaning of smart home appliances

Smart home appliances are powered by technologically advanced features that enable the transmission of data through smartphones, tablets, and laptops. The use of conventional home appliances over the years lead to higher energy consumption, which has posed challenges for power generation…

Home automation solution to be revealed at CES 2022

Evvr, a home automation solution provider, will introduce its home automation products at the CES 2022 in Las Vegas. The main exhibition is Evvr’s In-Wall Relay Switch. This switch can be integrated discreetly into regular light switches, transforming it into a…

2022 smart home trends from Gira

Gira, global supplier of intelligent system solutions for the connected home and building, unveils the latest automated systems and technologies to enhance your home in 2022. “The last two years have seen us all spend more time at home and…

The smart home security camera market and its global prospects

The smart home security camera can be defined as a high-tech solution that ensures the much-required safety of one’s property and household with 24/7 surveillance. With the increasing adoption of smart home, the emerging and established countries across the globe…

Top 5 smart home features

Following on from our introductory article, “Alexa… Do I own a smart home?”, we have compiled a list of our top five features to look out for in smart homes. Some of them are already blowing up across the world…

Using low-power Wi-Fi to build a smart home

– Originally written by Omer Cheema, Head of the IoT Business Unit, Renesas – The COVID-19 pandemic has added to the growing trend of intelligent homes by forcing people to spend more time indoors. There has been a massive increase…

What are smart grids?

Traditional power grids, as most of us understand them, were designed towards the end of the 19th century. We spoke to the EVP for Global Power Products Division at Schneider Electric, Rohan Kelkar, who gave us an introduction to smart…

Giving power to the consumer on the road to net-zero

– Originally written by Mike Woodhall, CEO, Chameleon Technology – Giving power to the consumer on the road to net-zero The way in which we engage with energy consumption within our homes has remained stuck in the dark ages, whereas…

“Alexa… Do I own a smart home?”

When I asked my echo dot, ‘what is a smart home?’ Alexa replied, “Smart home devices are connected to your WiFi and can be controlled with apps or automated. I can control some devices like light bulbs and switches.” Not…