IoT and home automation: What does the future hold?

Once a dream, iot home automation is slowly but steadily becoming a part of daily lives around the world. In fact, it is believed that the global market for smart home automation will reach $40 billion by 2020.

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UK home automation market grew 14% in 2018

Still considered to be in the early, high development growth stage, the UK home automation market has doubled in size between 2014 and 2018 according to a report recently published by AMA Research. 

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Smart Home Summit

Event date: November 1 – 2, 2016 Crowne Plaza, Palo Alto The creators of the Jetsons should have been paid for a lot more than just cartooning. Hanna-Barbera’s pre-apollo era sitcom imagined a future that looks alot like our gadget-filled present.Although we don’t have flying cars or self-propelling space suits, technologies today are making our home

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What will Sabio spend its €35m warchest on? CEO Roberts talks to IoT Now

Customer contact specialist Sabio recently secured a multi-million pound investment from UK-based growth investor, Lyceum Capital. The company now plans to grow through acquisitions for which it has raised £30 million ($39.40 million or €34.9 million) of available funding.

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Deploy G.fast right or miss opportunity to bring CES technologies to the masses, says Broadband Forum

CES, Las Vegas, January 6, 2016 – Operators need to get G.fast right if they want to take advantage of the huge opportunity to enable and deliver up-and-coming technologies to consumers.

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ETSI expects to lead the field in the M2M market as it publishes the first spec for Ultra Low Energy DECT

Sophia Antipolis, France – ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) has published the first Technical Specification (TS 102 939-1) on DECT ULE (Ultra Low Energy), a low power consumption radio technology intended for home automation and other Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications.

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Smart Home Workshop

Event date: 11th September 2012 Heidelberg, Germany HGI, which is shaping the way that services are delivered in the digital home, is hosting a Workshop for companies involved in the German and European Smart Homes industry on 11 September in Heidelberg, Germany. 

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Verizon to expand into mHealth, cars and home automation as it buys Hughes Telematics for US$612m

New York and Atlanta, USA. June 1, 2012 – Verizon Communications Inc. and Hughes Telematics, Inc. today announced a definitive merger agreement under which Verizon will acquire Hughes Telematics, Inc. (HTI) for $12.00 per share in cash, or a total of $612 million. The transaction will expand Verizon’s capabilities in the automotive and fleet telematics

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Telefónica and Avea agree to co-operate globally in M2M business

Madrid, Spain & Istanbul, Turkey. April 11, 2012 – Telefónica, through its Telefónica Digital unit, and the Turkish mobile operator Avea, part of Turk Telekom group, have agreed jointly to develop business opportunities in M2M.

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Home automation range set to reach mass market

The JSJS range of home automation products will be available from shops such as B&Q following a licensing agreement with Electrium, the UK consumer electronics division of Siemens.

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Zigbee Pro module enables smart energy and home automation

RF Monolithics introduced the ZPM3570 2.4GHz Zigbee Pro module at this week’s Embedded Systems Conference 2011 in Silicon Valley.

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