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How Smart Monitoring Systems Can Help Prevent Falls

How Smart Monitoring Systems Can Help Prevent Falls

Falls are the leading cause of hospitalizations, injury and death among older people. One out of three adults over 65 falls each year, resulting in millions of hospitalizations, costly treatments and painful injuries that may increase the risk of early death. Also, people who have already fallen once, are two to three times more likely ... Read More
 
“Anywhere, Anytime” – How Smartphones Have Paved the Way for the New Smart Home Market

“Anywhere, Anytime” – How Smartphones Have Paved the Way for the New Smart Home Market

Back in 2007, when the first iPhone came out, the word ‘smartphone’ was barely known or used by general public. Now, eight years later, they have taken over the world. It is expected that by 2016 the number of smartphone users worldwide will surpass two billion, which is more than one-quarter of the world’s population. ... Read More
 
Living in the ‘sandwich generation’

Living in the ‘sandwich generation’

The alarm clock goes off, you wake up the kids, make breakfast, take them to school, you’re in such a rush you forget your laptop. When you finally arrive to the office, you make a quick call to your elder mom, who’s been feeling a little dizzy lately, and she ... Read More
 
Essence at CES – Day 2

Essence at CES – Day 2

Our second day at CES 2016 has been a very busy one. With lots of people coming to our stand to experience live demos of our Connected Living solutions and wanting to know more about business partnership opportunities. This tradeshow is the perfect place to make networking with lots of awesome people and companies, all ... Read More
 
Home Automation vs Smart Home – are they the same?

Home Automation vs Smart Home – are they the same?

The concept of a Smart Home began its journey with the idea of the personal computer for every household introduced by Apple in the late 70s, along with the advent of the X-10 home automation standard. The invention of the internet circa 1990 obviously pushed this along but the real driver began with the wireless ... Read More
 
Essence at Connections Europe 2015

Essence at Connections Europe 2015

These days we are in Amsterdam, attending Connections Europe 2015, where we are both sponsors and speakers. Connections Europe, which is part of the CONNECTIONS™ Conference Series, is hosted by research firm Parks Associates and features conferences, meetings and discussions, bringing together over a hundred executives from around the world, with the aim to network ... Read More