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Moving Smart Home Services to the Cloud: Hosting – Guest post by Rafi Zauer, Essence Head of Marketing

Moving Smart Home Services to the Cloud: Hosting – Guest post by Rafi Zauer, Essence Head of Marketing

With the advent of possibilities enabled by IoT technologies, service providers are facing increasing pressure to offer their customers new services which in most cases fall outside their core competency. This post is a part of an upcoming series in which Essence experts will shed light on the different smart home cloud-based services available for ... Read More
 
Essence and Medical Guardian Win IoT Evolution Business Impact Award

Essence and Medical Guardian Win IoT Evolution Business Impact Award

The companies successfully launched Family Guardian service for senior independent living in 2017   Tel Aviv, Israel and Philadelphia, PA – July 24, 2017 – Medical Guardian, a leading provider of Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS), and Essence, a global provider of IoT, cloud-based connected living solutions, jointly won the 2017 IoT Evolution Business Impact ... 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
 
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