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Make Devices Useful For The Connected Home to Become a Consumer Reality

Make Devices Useful For The Connected Home to Become a Consumer Reality

The connected home industry is still very young, and like any teenager, it has made some mistakes on its way to finding its own identity. One of these was to get a little carried away with all the innovation that new technologies (IoT and cloud services) have made possible – and turn all the opportunities technology ... Read More
 
Voice Recognition Will Disrupt the Professional Security industry

Voice Recognition Will Disrupt the Professional Security industry

A while back we talked on this blog about the many advantages of voice recognition technologies applied to home care solutions for aging seniors, and also about how voice control as a form of home management was becoming a major trend in the connected home industry. Not surprisingly, with new advancements and integrations, voice activation ... 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
 
<span id='event-date' style='font-size: 18px'>June 13, 2017 – June 16, 2017.</span><br>Essence at ESX 2017

June 13, 2017 – June 16, 2017.
Essence at ESX 2017

We are pleased to announce that Essence will be exhibiting at ESX 2017  at Nashville. Essence invites you to experience our latest launch: Care@Home Active, which enables seniors to move between their homes and outdoors while maintaining connectivity with their families and TeleCare service providers. We welcome you to experience ... Read More
 
Connected Living Devices on the Rise: Consumer Expectations and Concerns

Connected Living Devices on the Rise: Consumer Expectations and Concerns

Recent reports show that in 2016 consumer adoption of connected home devices experienced a huge leap forward. IHS Markit estimates that 80 million smart home devices were purchased by consumers last year, a 64% increase over 2015. According to ‘2016: Year of the Smart Device’, a consumer survey commissioned by PlumChoice and the Z-Wave Alliance, ... Read More
 
Essence Takes Connected Living to Mobile World Congress 2017

Essence Takes Connected Living to Mobile World Congress 2017

Once again, Mobile World Congress —the world’s largest annual industry trade event, has taken place in Barcelona, bringing together one hundred thousand professionals from all over the world into a single venue to showcase and discuss the latest innovations and trends in the telco market. Following on from recent editions, Mobile World Congress has been ... Read More