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Smart home product manufacturers must target customers in different ways

Smart home consumers can be divided into seven segments, according to new research from market analyst firm Strategy Analytics.  Manufacturers selling smart home products to customers need...

Freshub’s recipe for data in the smart kitchen

As real-world smart kitchens start to emerge, smarter data management will be needed to keep tech-savvy cooks in fresh ingredients. Israel-headquartered Freshub describes itself as a smart kitchen commerce...

Customers unconvinced by insurance providers’ IoT ambitions

The majority of US insurance companies see a bright future ahead for themselves as homes increasingly become more ‘smart’. According to new research findings...

Flexibility will be key to dominating the smart home market

Mariana Zamoszczyk, a senior analyst at research company Ovum, explains why only the most flexible vendors will come to dominate the smart home market. The role...

Google Home and Google Wi-Fi arrive in the UK

Google Home is to launch in the UK with availability set for 6 April and will cost £129, the company has announced. Google Home, the...

Smart lights ‘to be most popular IoT device in the next...

Smart lights will become one of the most popular Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the next five to ten years, according to Harshvardhan...

Comcast completes Icontrol deal, outlines roadmap

Comcast Cable Communications, the cable television division of global media and telecoms company Comcast, has acquired smart home platform provider Icontrol Networks' Converge IoT...

Q&A: Maria McKavanagh, COO, Green Running

Maria McKavanagh is chief operating officer at Green Running, the maker of Verv, a connected home device that monitors energy usage, with the goal...

The mainstream connected home remains distant dream, says Gartner

The connected home is still the realm of early adopters only, according to new research from industry analysts at Gartner. In a survey of 10,000 online...

Smart lock manufacturer Schlage announces Amazon Alexa integration

American lock manufacturer Schlage has formed a partnership with Amazon in a bid to bring the capabilities of the Alexa smart assistant to its products. As...

Energy: How ENEL is using IoT to embrace the ‘energy revolution’

Q&A Interview: Ernesto Ciorra, head of innovation and sustainability at ENEL, discusses what IoT steps ENEL has taken to date and its future plans...

Energy: How Eneco transitioned from commodity provider to service provider with...

Fonger Ypma, head of the Smart Energy Lab at Eneco Smart Energy, discusses how the Internet of Things has the capacity to change the...