Vivint, ADT, AT&T and Comcast head a US list of ‘Top 10 smart home service providers’

Strategy Analytics has released the results of its competitive analysis of US providers of fee-based smart home services such as self-monitoring, notification, automation and energy management services — apart from or in addition to professionally-monitored interactive security.

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Safety and security are top applications as global smart home business hits US$62bn by 2020

Broadband service providers are evaluating new opportunities in the smart home market as the 2016 Broadband World Forum is held in London this week.

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What are the hottest devices in the Connected Home?

The connected home has not arrived to our lives as an explosive breakthrough as many analysts from the industry thought it would. Nonetheless, it is already here, among us.

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Sierra Wireless introduces eUICC solution for its global Smart SIM and connectivity service

Sierra Wireless, a provider of integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, introduced an eUICC (Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card) solution for its global Smart SIM and connectivity service.

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Consumers are showing less interest in autonomous driving systems, says Strategy Analytics

After reaching an all-time high in 2015, consumers’ interest in autonomous driving systems has fallen in 2016, reflecting hesitance about the reliance of self-driving technology, according to a recent survey from the In-Vehicle UX (IVX) group at Strategy Analytics.

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IoT weakens security with uncertain cost savings, says Strategy Analytics

The Strategy Analytics IoT Strategies (IoT) Report, “IoT 2016 Deployment Trends and Usage Survey,” found huge concerns on security and that over half of businesses are uncertain of cost savings benefits.

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Doom and gloom get the headlines, but fact is the smart home market is growing big time

Smart home technology is taking centre stage again at this year’s CES with the introduction of new smart devices, software and business partnerships. The big tech giants – Apple, Google and Samsung – have launched major initiatives in the market as have Amazon and a score of service providers and utilities.

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Americans and Europeans agree security is key in IoT marketplace survey

Essence, a provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions, recently surveyed consumers in the United States and Europe to gain insight into their priorities for IoT-based smart home management solutions.

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Americans and Europeans agree security is key in a new smart home survey

In what is said to be the first published survey to create a picture of the new IoT marketplace, Essence, a provider of IoT, cloud-based connected-living solutions, recently asked consumers in the United States and Europe to share their priorities for IoT-based smart home management solutions. Security came out as the most looked-for application.

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Airbiquity to work with AT&T as enabler of operator’s connected car services

Seattle, Washington-based Airbiquity®, a connected car technology and service provider, has established a multi-year agreement with network operator AT&T. As Jeremy Cowan reports, under the agreement AT&T will utilise Airbiquity’s Choreo™ cloud-based services delivery platform to enable selected aftermarket connected car program end user registration and device management.

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Is oneM2M the M2M market’s Eureka Moment?

(BLOG:) A lack of standards in M2M has been repeatedly flagged up as a key barrier to driving the M2M market forwards, says Andrew Brown*. Over the last few years, various Standard Development Organisations (SDOs) have been working on unifying initiatives.

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M2M cellular connections to hit 2.5bn by 2020, says Strategy Analytics

Boston, Massachusetts, USA (BUSINESS WIRE) — A new M2M strategies report Global M2M Connections Market Forecast & Analysis, predicts cellular M2M connections will grow from 277 million in 2012 to 2.5 billion by 2020.

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