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New Research Forecasts Growth of Connected Home Market

By: Ken Briodagh    5/7/2015

In a recent report about the connected home marketplace, BI Intelligence illustrated that the next five years are going be a period of important growt…

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10 Automation Companies Revolutionizing the Home

By: Drew Hendricks    5/6/2015

Home automation allows for the control of various components of one's home - security, climate, lighting, electronics, and audio/video, all through th…

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IKEA Makes Furniture Smarter with Smart Kitchens

By: Ken Briodagh    5/6/2015

The Swedish savior brand for divorced men and college kids is bringing flat packed microhousing into the IoT. IKEA started its development with wirele…

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Cyprus Energy Company Expands Smart Meter Program

By: Ken Briodagh    4/30/2015

The largest energy company on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, KIB-TEK, has contracted with Danish meter maker Kamstrup to supply 36,000 smart mete…

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Samsung and Mybitat to Design IoT Solution for Enhancing Elderly Lifestyle

By: Ken Briodagh    4/28/2015

Samsung Electronics and M2M solutions developer Mybitat on April 28 announced plans to develop a smart home solution for senior citizens, designed to …

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IoT Goes to the Dogs with Connected Collar

By: Ken Briodagh    4/28/2015

In an April 27 announcement, connected canine product company DogTelligent has brought dogs into the IoT with its new Connected Collar, which is avail…

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New Wireless Lighting Uses Half the Power, Brings Twice the Game

By: Ken Briodagh    4/28/2015

The connected home market is starting to look like a basketball game, with all the teams running the score up as fast as they can in a race for the wi…

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New Ovum Report Predicts that TR-069 is Future of Smart Home

By: Ken Briodagh    4/22/2015

As Smart Home grows, standards for implementation and use become more important. In a report issued on April 22, research firm Ovum announced that TR-…

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Biometrics Tech to Enter Smart Home through NEXT

By: Ken Briodagh    4/22/2015

Oslo, Norway-based NEXT Biometrics announced on April 22 that a major client plans to ship more than 1 million biometrics units in the next 12 to 18 m…

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M2M Technology Review: The Misfit Bolt Proves a Bright Idea

By: Steve Anderson    4/20/2015

Our friends at Misfit have already given us food for thought with the Misfit Shine fitness tracker, and now they have followed up that impressive slic…

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Smart LED Makers for M2M Say 'Let There Be IoLight'

By: Ken Briodagh    4/8/2015

One of the hottest areas of growth in the connected home and office is in lighting. It uses enough energy to make a difference on the bill, and is ver…

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Amazon Announces Awesome New Tool or Trolls Entire Internet

By: Ken Briodagh    3/31/2015

In an announcement that seems to be legitimate, Amazon on March 31 announced that it will release by invitation only the Dash Button to select Amazon …

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Smart Sensor System Set to Supervise Seniors

By: Ken Briodagh    3/30/2015

Seniors sometimes need help, especially to maintain independence and continue living at home into later years. The IoT is proving that it can help, an…

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Sleep Mode: Startup Wants to Make Bedtime a Smarter, Sleepier Place

By: Ken Briodagh    3/27/2015

Are you tired of wasting those six to eight hours you spend sleeping, getting no analytics on yourself? Well, Luna is here to help. Luna has created a…

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Sounds Good: New Program Designed to Open Connected Homes to Telecoms

By: Ken Briodagh    3/27/2015

A new program for integrating sound-sensitive smart sensors into M2M systems has hit the market in the U.K. from Audio Analytic, a Cambridge, England-…

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