A smart home is much more than just an automated home. Imagine, for example, going away on vacation and upon arriving at your destination suddenly realizing that you don’t remember whether you locked the front door or not. Imagine taking out your mobile phone, tapping the screen a couple of times, and making sure it’s safely ... Read More
Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has partnered with Hills, Australia’s leading medical technology distributor, to offer its Care@Home line of solutions to Australia’s senior population. “The percentage of Australia’s population that’s older than 65 is growing rapidly,” said Tom Sykes, Head of Hills Health Solutions. “Most of the advanced care ... Read More
Toward the upcoming launch of Care@Home platform, we interviewed Avi Ben-David, Business Development Director for Essence Smartcare Avi joined Essence in late 2010 bringing more than 10 years of Telecommunication networking & services experience. Joining Essence as a Presales Manager helping to promote the new and emerging IoT services for Telecom companies. Avi later joined ... Read More
Are all potential Smart Home consumers interested in the same solutions? Do they have the same needs? How does location impact your offering? How can we learn from the differences between the American and European consumers?
The Irish group D:Ream predicted in their song back in 1993 that “Things can only get better” (highly recommended uplifting song). Today’s increasing connectivity of things, i.e. the Internet of Things holds the promise of making our world and individual lives easier and better.
These days we are in Amsterdam, attending Connections Europe 2015, where we are both sponsors and speakers. Connections Europe, which is part of the CONNECTIONS™ Conference Series, is hosted by research firm Parks Associates and features conferences, meetings and discussions, bringing together over a hundred executives from around the world, with the aim to network ... Read More