"smart home" tag

A common language for smart appliances

During the 2017 EU Sustainable Energy Week, EEBus and Energy@home, together with some leading European manufacturers of home appliances, have shown appliances that not only “speak” the same language but communicate with the…

The RISCO Group survey on the smart home

RISCO Group, a company operating in the security market, has involved the Italian users in a survey that confirms the growth potential of the smart home in Italy: 64.4% of respondents know the…

Smart home market in Italy is worth 185 million euro

Big players such as Google and Amazon enter the Italian market, at the same time the solutions developed by the startups increase with products often complementary to those of the well-known brands. The…

The next steps of the smart home

According to IHS Markit, for the smart home 2017 will be a year of minor business model modifications, pricing adjustments and security enhancements (prevent cyber-attacks). Besides, 130 million smart home devices are forecast…

A common European standard for the smart home

The Energy@home and EEBus associations presented at the Utility Week Exhibition in Barcelona a new standard that, at the European level, will allow to manage the energy demand in the smart home. Integrated…

Italy: growing interest in the smart home

According to the data released by the Internet of Things Observatory, realized by the School of Management – Polytechnic of Milan, the IoT market in Italy has reached 2 billion euros at the…

Philips collaborates with ABB to promote the smart home in China

Philips and ABB have begun a collaboration which will involve the seamless integration of the Philips Hue connected lighting system for the home with ABB’s i-Jia home automation system. The two companies will…

Eight million connected objects in Italy in 2014

According to a research conducted by the School of Management of Polytechnic of Milan, in 2014 the objects connected via cellular network were 8 million in Italy (+ 33% compared to 2013). The…

76% of Brits would like a smarter home

According to a research by Gfk, consumers in Great Britain are more and more interested in the smart home. Gfk surveyed 1000 people online and the research showed that the people’s desire for…

Cloud-based home management market is set for rapid growth

Cloud-based home management systems that allow users to remotely control household features like lighting and air conditioning are set for rapid growth within 2018. The global installed base of cloud-based home management services…

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