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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
 
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
 
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
 
The Hottest Trends at ISC West 2017

The Hottest Trends at ISC West 2017

Last week we were in Las Vegas, attending the International Security Conference & Exposition –ISC West, the largest event in the U.S. for the physical security industry. As always, ISC West –which this year has broken a record of attendance with over 1000 companies exhibiting their latest launches and developments, has offered a unique opportunity ... 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