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What is the Real Value of IoT?

Cees Links describes how IoT will make our lives better.

Powerful home automation app Stringify comes to Android and adds IFTTT integration

Rita El Khoury for AndroidPolice:  Ever since I got my Wink Hub 2, one of the services I kept seeing in conversations when trying to bridge together different smart appliances and services was Stringify. The app was limited to iOS though, so I never got to use it b

Smart Home Hardware and Services Revenue Set for a Steep Growth

Pratibha Nanduri for ReadITQuick:  Market research company Juniper Research, has released its latest report titled “Smart Home Markets: Entertainment, Monitoring, Automation, Health, Metering, Appliances 2017-2021.” The report on the research predicts t

Eaton Demonstrates Electrical Advancements in Residential Home Construction and Automation

Eaton News Release:  Power management company Eaton supplied the automation-rich and aesthetically designed electrical solutions from the service entrance to the wall plate for The New American Home® 2017 and The New American Remodeled Home® 2017 located in Orla

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Study: Insurers adopting smart home policies

Will Koblensky for Insurance Business:  A combination of consumer demand and industry interest could create a wave of smart home technology and IoT disruption for home insurers in the near future.
According to an NTT Data report, 59% of surveyed home carriers say they’re making “strong progress” adding smart home technology to their coverage while 77% of those carriers are ramping up IoT initiatives.
“We know that there aren’t that many products already out there, so these are initiatives designed to get them into the game,” Normand Lepine, insurance data and analytics lead for NTT DATA said.
“We believe a lot of what’s going on right now is around strategy, potentially infrastructure. There are still a lot of challenges and they (carriers) know that. Until they really understand how this is going to be beneficial, they’re still going to go slowly.”  Cont'd...

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Make 2017 Bright with Lighting Controls Solutions from Legrand

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New Motion Sensor from Insteon Enhances Motion Activated Lighting

The new Insteon motion sensor can be paired directly to switches, outlets, and plugs without an app or hub - reducing setup time to seconds.

VIZIO SmartCast TM Devices Now Compatible With Google Home

Google Home Users Can Now Enjoy Hands-Free Control of their VIZIO SmartCast TVs, Displays, Sound bars and Speakers

Registration Now Open for CES Asia 2017

Expanded show to feature new CES Asia Innovation Awards program highlighting outstanding tech breakthroughs

Vaddio Elevates the Huddle Room Experience, Delivering the First Enterprise-Class USB PTZ Camera with Integrated Audio

New ConferenceSHOT AV sets new standards in quality, ease of use and affordability for huddle, small and medium conference rooms.

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