Monthly Archives: December 2016

Top 10 Connected Living Blog Posts From 2016

Top 10 Connected Living Blog Posts From 2016

The end of the year is always a good time to look back and reflect upon our goals and achievements. For us, 2016 has marked the first anniversary of our Connected Living Blog, and we would like to celebrate this significant milestone sharing with our readers the 10 most viewed posts of 2016. We hope ... Read More
 
Lack of Interoperability in The IoT Space: The Need to Speak a Common Language

Lack of Interoperability in The IoT Space: The Need to Speak a Common Language

The Internet of Things is a fragmented market. There are hundreds, if not thousands of different companies creating and selling connected devices, products and services. The nascent industry is huge. New solutions are launched every day, either as standalone devices or as whole ecosystems of products which work under one of the many communication protocols ... Read More
 
What Are The Hottest Devices in The Connected Home?

What Are The Hottest Devices in The Connected Home?

The connected home has not arrived to our lives as an explosive breakthrough as many analysts from the industry thought it would. Nonetheless, it is already here, among us. According to Parks Associates, in 2015, ownership of smart home products in U.S. broadband households increased from 16% to 19%, and in 2016, 44% of households ... Read More
 
The Age at Which Users Start to Wear Panic Buttons is Decreasing

The Age at Which Users Start to Wear Panic Buttons is Decreasing

When speaking about PERS tech, the first idea that comes to mind for many people is the traditional panic button, a device that entails a long lasting stigma. It is not unusual for many seniors to refuse to wear them —even after having experienced a fall, as it is associated with negative thoughts such as ... Read More