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Services is the Smart Home Business Opportunity in Europe

Services is the Smart Home Business Opportunity in Europe

The smart home market is becoming a reality and allowing its proponents to build a safer and more comfortable space to live in. The multitude of devices and technologies also bring many new business opportunities that smart organizations can leverage. An important part of this opportunity stems from the general shift from a goods based ... Read More
 
From Panic Button To Advanced PERS solutions: Providing An Extra Layer Of Care

From Panic Button To Advanced PERS solutions: Providing An Extra Layer Of Care

When an elderly or an ill person is home alone and they required emergency for any reason, effective communication with their monitoring center is crucial for their safety. For this reason Wilhelm Hormann invented the first Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) back in the 1970s, which went public in the early 1980s and won the ... Read More
 
IoT is Driving Mobile Transformation

IoT is Driving Mobile Transformation

According to Statista, the number of mobile phone users reached 4.77 billion in 2017 and is expected to pass the 5 billion mark by 2019, when 67% of the worldwide population will own one. Smartphones represented 38% of all mobile users in 2014, and that number is expected to reach 50% during the present year. ... Read More
 
Smart Home Technology Penetration Will Be Huge in Asia-Pacific

Smart Home Technology Penetration Will Be Huge in Asia-Pacific

The Asian market is providing exciting new opportunities for players in the ever-growing smart home industry. According to HIS Markit “The global smart home market is expected to increase by nearly 250% in terms of unit shipments from 2017 to 2019. This significant increase will be the result of manufacturers and service providers altering their ... Read More
 
Smart Home business opportunities in the Asian market

Smart Home business opportunities in the Asian market

Connected living is no longer the domain of the future, it is the present reality. One which developers, companies and governments are all dealing with to provide solutions to the challenges our society is facing. According to AT Kearney Asia’s smart home market shows a very interesting growth trend estimated in US$115 billion by 2030, ... Read More
 
Connectivity and the LTE PERS

Connectivity and the LTE PERS

The connectivity of a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) is in continuous evolution.

The connectivity of a Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) is in continuous evolution. It has matured from all standard landline phone-based to cellular-based technology, which only became industry relevant about 10 years ago. Cellular connectivity in the PERS industry is used with in-home as well as mobile systems alike, commonly referred to as “mPERS”. It ... Read More