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CONNECTIONS Europe 2017: Voice and AI Are the Future of IoT

CONNECTIONS Europe 2017: Voice and AI Are the Future of IoT

Last week we were once again a proud sponsor of CONNECTIONS Europe, the annual conference hosted by Parks Associates for leading executives from the connected home industry. This year, the event’s main theme has been IoT and the Connected Consumer, a topic dear to our hearts. Rafi Zauer, Essence Head of Marketing, appeared on two ... Read More
 
Moving Smart Home Services to the Cloud: 24/7 customer support– Specialist post by Nadav Chomed

Moving Smart Home Services to the Cloud: 24/7 customer support– Specialist post by Nadav Chomed

The cloud has had a profound effect on the way we do business. As we have discussed in past blogs moving to cloud based server platforms as opposed to localized infrastructure has allowed great flexibility, allows for data analysis that benefit both the prover and the end customer – as well as various other advantages. ... Read More
 
Why the Future of the Insurance Industry is in the Internet of Things

Why the Future of the Insurance Industry is in the Internet of Things

The world of IoT, although still young, is forever changing the rules of the game for all its players. Its wide scope and endless possibilities are revolutionizing business models, creating unexpected partnerships, and favoring unique market opportunities for service providers. This is exactly the case for the Insurance industry, which, while traditionally conservative, has been ... Read More
 
Moving Smart Home Services to the Cloud: The Data Analytics Opportunity – Specialist post by Gabriel Benaily

Moving Smart Home Services to the Cloud: The Data Analytics Opportunity – Specialist post by Gabriel Benaily

The internet of things revolution is in full swing; IoT devices are everywhere and becoming more significant in our lives. These devices can report back how they are being used and what issues they encounter. A real flood of data is available from connected devices and might be profitably used, particularly by companies that understand the ... Read More
 
Top 5 Ways Your Smart Home Can Help You Protect the Elderly

Top 5 Ways Your Smart Home Can Help You Protect the Elderly

We’ve talked before about the ‘sandwich generation’—adults who have to simultaneously take care of their aging parents and deal with other responsibilities like work and raising their own children. This is a consequence of increasing life expectancy in developed countries, and the wish of the elderly to stay independent and continue to live in their ... Read More
 
The Transition from Traditional Security to Interactive Security

The Transition from Traditional Security to Interactive Security

The professional security market is a mature and stable industry with a proven business model that has successfully worked for decades. In recent years, however, there has been an unprecedented technological revolution that included several factors, such as the appearance of smartphones, the advent of IoT and the proliferation of cloud-based services that have brought ... Read More