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Monetizing the Connected Home

Monetizing the Connected Home

Recent analyst reports continue to be bullish about the bright future of the smart home industry, expecting it to rise to a $121.73 billion value by 2022. That is a huge market potential, and a significant business opportunity for those companies that are ready to step in and claim their share. The big question here ... Read More
 
CONNECTIONS Europe 2016: Key Market Trends to Come

CONNECTIONS Europe 2016: Key Market Trends to Come

Last week we were once again in Amsterdam, attending CONNECTIONS Europe 2016, an event hosted by Parks Associates that brings together connected home industry experts from all over the world and of which we are proud sponsors. This year’s conference was focused mainly around three main topics: delivering consumer engagement and value, innovative partnerships and ... Read More
 
Essence at ESX – The Electronic Security Expo

Essence at ESX – The Electronic Security Expo

These days (June 8-10) we are at Fort Worth Convention Center (Texas) attending ESX, The Electronic Security Expo, a conference and trade show for security providers, integrators, and monitoring companies who aim to grow their business and remain relevant and successful. Since we are not only attending but also exhibiting, we have been pretty busy ... Read More
 
Telcos are in a Perfect Position to Offer Smart Home Services to Their Customers

Telcos are in a Perfect Position to Offer Smart Home Services to Their Customers

The connected home offers a unique opportunity for telecom companies seeking to expand their business lines and look for ways to stay competitive in the market. As we discussed in last week’s post, telcos have good reasons to offer smart home services to their customers. Now, we would like to offer some insight on why ... Read More
 
Connected Home: A Great Business Opportunity for Telcos

Connected Home: A Great Business Opportunity for Telcos

All the statistics, predictions, and customer trends point in the same direction: the connected home market is a big piece of cake that offers almost endless business opportunities for those who are quick to take hold of it. Why? Because the market potential is huge (see here, here and here). So huge that its full ... Read More
 
What Role Will Partnerships Play in Developing New Business Models for Mass Market Adoption in the IoT Era?

What Role Will Partnerships Play in Developing New Business Models for Mass Market Adoption in the IoT Era?

Partnerships can generally be divided into two categories: those that enrich the functionality and services of the smart home consumer experience and those that deal with go-to-market channels. Alliances between whole home platforms and point devices enhance the eco-system and create the necessary value to meet customers’ various but individually specific needs – be they ... Read More