A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that smart home automation and monitoring devices will grow to over 770 million globally by 2021, representing an eleven-fold rise from just 68 million estimated in 2016.
The new research, Smart Home Markets: Entertainment, Monitoring, Automation, Health, Metering, Appliances 2017-2021, found that increasing adoption of platform evangelism and openness to partnerships is boosting third party development of devices, especially in developed markets.
Indeed, North America, Far East & China and West Europe will account for almost 75% of all households adopting the technology in 2021. Subscription Services Lose Traction, Cont'd...
Starts at 60: For many of us as we get older, our wish is to remain living independently in our own home for as long as possible. As we live longer and healthier lives, staying in your home for longer is becoming a more and more realistic goal. With the help of technology, tens of thousands of Australians over-60 can expect to live independently in their home much later in life.
Aged care and home care providers such as Feros Care are making investments in the sort of technology that will help you live in your home for as long as you can. The technology, which includes smart home integration and wearable devices, is finding its way into the homes of more and more over-60s. Feros Care’s LifeLink General Manager Anthony Bacon said assistive, smart technologies were improving the independence, safety and health of older Australians who want to live independently in their home for as long as possible. Cont'd...
Business Insider: Smart home speakers like the Amazon Echo and the Google Home have been thus far positioned as novelty personal assistants, but this could soon change. The Wall Street Journal reports that both Amazon and Google are looking to integrate a voice-calling feature to the speakers, adding valuable functionality for users and giving the tech giants more insight into users' home lives.
If the companies manage to launch the feature, it would impact not just the smart home experience, but the mobile one as well. Cont'd...
Centrica, DTE Energy, Illinois Commerce Commission, Powerley, Toyota, and EPA to address demand response, distributed generation, and utility business models at Parks Associates' Smart Energy Summit
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