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Smart Home Services for Retailers: A New Model… A New Opportunity

Smart Home Services for Retailers: A New Model… A New Opportunity

Everyone wants in on the smart home! Homeowners want to make their living spaces connected and automated. The tech sector is racing to provide the best systems, devices and technologies. Service providers in various sectors are monetizing this trend by providing hardware and services. Successful service providers earn their money from a variety of channels, ... Read More
 
IoT is Driving Mobile Transformation

IoT is Driving Mobile Transformation

According to Statista, the number of mobile phone users reached 4.77 billion in 2017 and is expected to pass the 5 billion mark by 2019, when 67% of the worldwide population will own one. Smartphones represented 38% of all mobile users in 2014, and that number is expected to reach 50% during the present year. ... Read More
 
Smart Home Technology Penetration Will Be Huge in Asia-Pacific

Smart Home Technology Penetration Will Be Huge in Asia-Pacific

The Asian market is providing exciting new opportunities for players in the ever-growing smart home industry. According to HIS Markit “The global smart home market is expected to increase by nearly 250% in terms of unit shipments from 2017 to 2019. This significant increase will be the result of manufacturers and service providers altering their ... Read More
 
Residential IoT’s Common Denominator is Peace of Mind

Residential IoT’s Common Denominator is Peace of Mind

We have already discussed in this blog the paradigm shift that took place in the IoT industry when developers and service providers finally realized that they may have missed the point: the road to mass market adoption did not run through smartening absolutely everything just because they could, but through making devices that were really ... Read More
 
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
 
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