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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
 
Services is the Smart Home Business Opportunity in Europe

Services is the Smart Home Business Opportunity in Europe

The smart home market is becoming a reality and allowing its proponents to build a safer and more comfortable space to live in. The multitude of devices and technologies also bring many new business opportunities that smart organizations can leverage. An important part of this opportunity stems from the general shift from a goods based ... Read More
 
From Panic Button To Advanced PERS solutions: Providing An Extra Layer Of Care

From Panic Button To Advanced PERS solutions: Providing An Extra Layer Of Care

When an elderly or an ill person is home alone and they required emergency for any reason, effective communication with their monitoring center is crucial for their safety. For this reason Wilhelm Hormann invented the first Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) back in the 1970s, which went public in the early 1980s and won the ... 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
 
Smart Meters Place Homeowners in Control of their Energy Consumption

Smart Meters Place Homeowners in Control of their Energy Consumption

Consumers all over the world —but especially in Europe, according to reports—, are concerned with reducing their energy consumption and costs. But household energy management is no easy task. Daily life can get pretty hectic at times, and it is not uncommon to forget to turn the AC off when leaving the house, or returning ... Read More