Smart home throws its doors wide to an open ecosystem

An open ecosystem offers several benefits to smart home market participants, says Thomas Rockmann, VP of Connected Home, Deutsche Telekom AG.

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ULE Alliance releases 6LoWPAN package as Huawei gateway earns ULE certification

The ULE Alliance, reported that a ULE gateway from Huawei, branded as Qivicon powered by Deutsche Telekom, successfully passed the ULE certification programme.

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KPN, DT complete Dutch trial of QIVICON smart home platform and start commercial roll-out

Consumers in the Netherlands can now experience smart home services available from , the major Dutch telecoms operator, in partnership with Deutsche Telekom.

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Deutsche Telekom’s smart home platform grows to over 40 partners and adds energy-saving products

Deutsche Telekom has welcomed five new partners to its QIVICON smart home platform; Smappee, Plugwise, Grünspar, E WIE EINFACH and Stadtwerke Karlsruhe.

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Smart home automation hardware growth to exceed 1000%, says Juniper Research

New data from Juniper Research has found that home automation hardware, sold as standalone units rather than as part of a subscription package, will exceed 300 million in 2020. This represents growth of over 1000% from an estimated installed base of 28 million units in 2015.

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GreenPocket launches smart home software with integrated light management

Platform-independent smart home provider, GreenPocket, has launched new features for its smart home software. These include individual light management based on the OSRAM Lightify, a twilight function as well as the watt-based control of devices.

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Connected homes will drive greater growth when the IoT sector learns to work together, says DT

Jon Carter, UK head of Business Development – Connected Home at Deutsche Telekom, tells M2M Now‘s Jeremy Cowan about the opportunities to expand the take-up of connected home technologies.

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Will Germany set the smart home standard?

In the UK, smart homes are mainly the preserve of the wealthy. In Germany however, the standards-based solution QIVICON has brought smart homes within reach of the wider public, and the company is now looking further afield.

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QIVICON wins innovation prize and gains new partners

Bonn, Germany – International management consultancy Frost & Sullivan has announced smart home platform QIVICON as the winner of its European Visionary Innovation Leadership Award, naming QIVICON as the most innovative solution of its kind in 2014.

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Security will be largest application group in intelligent buildings market

Driven in part by regulation but also by user preference, a new report released by Machina Research states that security is set to be the largest application group

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