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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
 
How IoT Protocols Have Helped Professional Security Become Smart

How IoT Protocols Have Helped Professional Security Become Smart

The Internet of Things is based on the principle that different objects connected to the internet should able to communicate and interact with each other. This would not be possible, of course, without appropriate communication channels. These channels or communication protocols, such as Z-Wave —which, according to IHS Markit, is the leading protocol within the ... Read More
 
Essence Innovation: The Revolution of Vital Sign Monitors is Already Here – Guest post by Nir Regev

Essence Innovation: The Revolution of Vital Sign Monitors is Already Here – Guest post by Nir Regev

Vital sign monitors have become the cornerstone of a wide variety of commercial and personal safety applications, ranging from baby monitoring to elderly care.  Many such monitors exist in the today market. In each case, the patient – or caregiver – is required to activate the monitoring process by connecting a sensor to generate and ... 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