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Personal Emergency Response Systems or Why Panic Buttons Alone Are Not Enough

Personal Emergency Response Systems or Why Panic Buttons Alone Are Not Enough

It’s a fact that world’s population is aging, especially in developed countries. There has never been so many seniors in the world as there are now, and their number keeps growing. In their golden years, older people want to age safely within the comfort of their own home, staying active and maintaining an independent lifestyle ... Read More
 
On the Road to Mass Market Adoption: Helping Consumers Understand the Value of Connected Living Technologies

On the Road to Mass Market Adoption: Helping Consumers Understand the Value of Connected Living Technologies

We are closer than ever to making the connected home a reality for millions of households around the world. We have the means and the technology to make that possible, there is just one thing missing, and that is mass market adoption. At present, connected living technologies, such as a smart thermostat, are seen by ... Read More
 
Telcos are in a Perfect Position to Offer Smart Home Services to Their Customers

Telcos are in a Perfect Position to Offer Smart Home Services to Their Customers

The connected home offers a unique opportunity for telecom companies seeking to expand their business lines and look for ways to stay competitive in the market. As we discussed in last week’s post, telcos have good reasons to offer smart home services to their customers. Now, we would like to offer some insight on why ... Read More
 
Connected Home: A Great Business Opportunity for Telcos

Connected Home: A Great Business Opportunity for Telcos

All the statistics, predictions, and customer trends point in the same direction: the connected home market is a big piece of cake that offers almost endless business opportunities for those who are quick to take hold of it. Why? Because the market potential is huge (see here, here and here). So huge that its full ... Read More
 
What Role Will Partnerships Play in Developing New Business Models for Mass Market Adoption in the IoT Era?

What Role Will Partnerships Play in Developing New Business Models for Mass Market Adoption in the IoT Era?

Partnerships can generally be divided into two categories: those that enrich the functionality and services of the smart home consumer experience and those that deal with go-to-market channels. Alliances between whole home platforms and point devices enhance the eco-system and create the necessary value to meet customers’ various but individually specific needs – be they ... Read More
 
Keep Your Home Safe With Your Smart Home System

Keep Your Home Safe With Your Smart Home System

Living in a smart home is a great thing. It’s fun and it’s convenient. It allows you to save on your energy bills by automatically adjusting the thermostat to the weather conditions, or disconnecting electronic devices that are not in use. A smart home also knows at what time you arrive home from work, and ... Read More