Monthly Archives: December 2015

Home Automation vs Smart Home – are they the same?

Home Automation vs Smart Home – are they the same?

The concept of a Smart Home began its journey with the idea of the personal computer for every household introduced by Apple in the late 70s, along with the advent of the X-10 home automation standard. The invention of the internet circa 1990 obviously pushed this along but the real driver began with the wireless ... Read More
 
Essence Partners with GetSafe to Bring WeR@Home™ to U.S. Consumers

Essence Partners with GetSafe to Bring WeR@Home™ to U.S. Consumers

Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, has partnered with GetSafe LLC, a leading home security company, to bring WeR@HomeTM Smart Living solution to U.S. consumers. WeR@Home is a fully integrated, user-friendly system for managing security, safety and automation devices in the home. It operates from a single, intuitive app incorporating virtually ... Read More
 
Most Innovative Device Solution from IOTA (The Internet of Things Awards)

Most Innovative Device Solution from IOTA (The Internet of Things Awards)

Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, won the Most Innovative Device Solution award for its groundbreaking Care@Home™ from Total Telecom at its Second Annual Internet of Things Awards (IOTA), the first industry award to recognize companies for excellence in IoT-enabling technologies. Care@Home™ won for its intelligent use of passive detection devices to seamlessly ... Read More
 
Essence Wins Most Innovative Device Solution from the Internet of Things Awards

Essence Wins Most Innovative Device Solution from the Internet of Things Awards

Essence, a leading provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, won the Most Innovative Device Solution award for its groundbreaking Care@Home™ from Total Telecom at its Second Annual Internet of Things Awards (IOTA), the first industry award to recognize companies for excellence in IoT-enabling technologies. Care@Home™ won for its intelligent use of passive detection devices to seamlessly ... Read More