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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
 
AI and Aging in Place – The ‘Voice First’ Trend

AI and Aging in Place – The ‘Voice First’ Trend

The applications of artificial intelligence to enhance humans’ life open a vast array of opportunities available to those who have the foresight to begin to venture down that path. Looking at the aging population trends in European countries, North America, Japan or China, we can easily conclude that one of the biggest challenges governments are ... Read More
 
Connected Living Revolution: AI and IoT Combined

Connected Living Revolution: AI and IoT Combined

The full potential of artificial intelligence remains unknown for most of us and its numerous combinations with the Internet of Things only expand that potential to make it endless. In 2018, it is difficult to imagine our daily life without a personal computer or even without a smartphone, but before this trend became the standard ... Read More
 
Smart Home Devices— A Direct Way to Improve The Elderly’s Health

Smart Home Devices— A Direct Way to Improve The Elderly’s Health

“For the first time ever, there are more people over 65 than under 5”.  It´s a resounding figure which categorically proves that demographic trends point squarely to an aging population.  In the US alone, 77 million Baby Boomers are already seniors, and most of these are acting as caregivers to elderly parents and loved ones. ... Read More
 
Smart Meters Place Homeowners in Control of their Energy Consumption

Smart Meters Place Homeowners in Control of their Energy Consumption

Consumers all over the world —but especially in Europe, according to reports—, are concerned with reducing their energy consumption and costs. But household energy management is no easy task. Daily life can get pretty hectic at times, and it is not uncommon to forget to turn the AC off when leaving the house, or returning ... Read More