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Essence works with the Google Assistant to Deliver Voice-activated IoT Control

Essence works with the Google Assistant to Deliver Voice-activated IoT Control

Combined solution increases business opportunities for service providers Tel Aviv & Mountain View, Calif., February 6, 2018 – Essence, a leading provider of connected living solutions, announces that its WeR@HomeTM technology has been integrated with the Google Assistant, allowing WeR@Home customers to use the Google Assistant on their phone; voice-activated speaker, like Google Home; and ... Read More
 
Essence at CES 2018 – Voice Dominates Again… And Essence Leads The Way

Essence at CES 2018 – Voice Dominates Again… And Essence Leads The Way

Last week, and for the third year in a row, we exhibited our connected living solutions at CES, in Las Vegas. The International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) is the biggest technology tradeshow of this kind in the world, and we feel very proud of having taken part in an exhibition that brings together some of ... Read More
 
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
 
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
 
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