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Leveraging Voice Control in The Connected Living Industry – Creating Value for Customers and Service Providers

Leveraging Voice Control in The Connected Living Industry – Creating Value for Customers and Service Providers

Over the past year, voice recognition has shifted from being a rising trend to an industry standard in the connected living space. In words of Lisa Chesters, from Sigma Designs, it’s been “a serious game-changer” which is helping the market expand beyond early adopters and reach mass adoption. And there is a reason for this: ... Read More
 
Alternative Revenue Streams in The IoT: Creating a Profitable Environment for Service Providers

Alternative Revenue Streams in The IoT: Creating a Profitable Environment for Service Providers

In 2016 consumer adoption of connected home devices experienced a huge leap forward. IHS Markit estimated that 80 million smart home devices were purchased by consumers, a 64% increase over 2015. Device adoption is on the rise, and consumer expectations is connected living tech is growing and evolving. Understanding these expectations and building upon them ... Read More
 
Buying Smart Home Services —From Who?

Buying Smart Home Services —From Who?

We have talked before on this blog about the many players in the nascent connected home industry, a tempting but tricky market yet to reach its full potential, where those among the first to conquer will be the ones to thrive. Service providers from different industries and vertical markets are converging in this no-man’s land, ... 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
 
Moving Smart Home Services to the Cloud: 24/7 customer support– Specialist post by Nadav Chomed

Moving Smart Home Services to the Cloud: 24/7 customer support– Specialist post by Nadav Chomed

The cloud has had a profound effect on the way we do business. As we have discussed in past blogs moving to cloud based server platforms as opposed to localized infrastructure has allowed great flexibility, allows for data analysis that benefit both the prover and the end customer – as well as various other advantages. ... Read More