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  • Sprue Aegis plc (“Sprue”) and Intamac to launch connected safety solution

    Posted: 26th March 2014

    Intamac Systems Limited announces a new 3 year partnership agreement with Sprue, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of home safety products including smoke and carbon monoxide alarms sold under the FireAngel brand.

    Under the partnership, Sprue will launch an internet connectivity solution for its FireAngel Wi-Safe II range of wireless safety products, known as ‘Connect Safe Home’, which will allows users to remotely monitor the status of wirelessly connected home safety products from a smartphone, PC or tablet using apps designed by Intamac. Read more...

  • Amino scoops top TV Connect industry award for Amino Home Reach home monitoring and control solution

    Posted: 21st March 2014

    Amino, leader in IPTV has scooped a top industry award for its new Amino Home Reach home monitoring and control solution.

    The company stepped up to receive the award for Best Digital Home Service Innovation in the TV Connect 2014 awards at BAFTA in London last night. A major event in the industry, the awards celebrate excellence, innovation and achievements in the global IP, TV and connected entertainment.

    Amino Home Reach, which was launched at the TV Connect show this week, is a carrier grade solution enabling operators to offer subscribers a range of “peace of mind” home monitoring and control services. Fully integrated with Amino’s set-top boxes – with the addition of a USB dongle – the complete service includes a cloud platform, customisable mobile apps and web portal, administration tools for subscriber support and a range of connected devices. Read more...

  • Technicolor's Qeo solution is taking on Google and Apple

    Posted: 17th February 2014

    In 2014, the 'internet of things' (IoT) phenomenon is surely but surely familiarising people with the concept of connecting up everyday objects to the internet - and cars are no exception. Whether it's hooking up your beloved hatchback to the internet or zipping through the streets in a driverless two-door, the automotive industry is speeding toward technological advancement. Read more...

  • Technicolor Brings Qeo Technology to AllSeen Alliance

    Posted: 10th February 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA and PARIS, FRANCE and SAN DIEGO, CA, Feb 06, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- The AllSeen Alliance, the broadest cross-industry consortium to date to advance adoption and innovation in the "Internet of Everything" (IoE) in homes and industry, today announces that Technicolor (euronext paris:TCH), a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is joining the organization as a Premier member and will contribute Qeo technology to the Alliance. The company will work with Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated and the AllSeen Alliance, to accelerate the unification of ecosystems around the IoE. Read more...

  • The case for Wi-Fi in the Internet of Things

    Posted: 15th January 2014

    Whether it’s the "connected home" or the "Internet of Things," many everyday home appliances and devices will soon feature some form of Internet connectivity. What form should that connectivity take? Ars tecnica sat down with Edgar Figueroa, president and CEO of the Wi-Fi Alliance, to discuss his belief that Wi-Fi is the clear choice. Read more...

  • DELTA and Intamac launch new Connected Home Security and Home View proposition

    Posted: 11th December 2013

    Intamac Systems Limited, the Connected Home service provider announces its commercial partnership with DELTA, the Dutch multi-utility company that provides energy, multimedia, infrastructural and environmental services, such as internet, telephone, radio and TV, and waste management to its customers in the Zeeland region. Read more...

  • Wi-Fi to play dominant role in US$25 billion smart appliance market

    Posted: 12th November 2013

    The smart home appliance market, defined by products with built-in connectivity, will witness substantial growth over the next five years, reaching nearly US$25 billion by 2018. Currently limited to the top-end luxury models, wireless connectivity will slowly permeate to lower tier vendors and models, according to ABI Research. Read more...

  • "Smart connectivity will truly take off when it becomes commonplace on electrical appliances"

    Posted: 30th October 2013

    Nick Underwood, Buying Administrator for Large Electricals and connected home authority within retailer John Lewis gives his opinion on the future of the connected home and the market for smart appliances; “We believe there is an appetite for both standalone home automation devices and smarter home appliances in the market,”. Looking at early adopters he added: “We have seen a really positive initial reaction to the launch of home automation and connected home products. These products are proving really popular with our customers and we’ve seen sales rise by 156 per cent since the same period last year.” Read more...

  • Wearable device revenues to grow to $6B in 2018

    Posted: 2nd October 2013

    Wearable connected device revenues will grow to more than $6 billion in 2018, according to new findings from ABI Research. The survey tracked four areas: sports, fitness and wellness; home monitoring devices; remote patient monitoring; and professional (on-site) healthcare. Read more...

  • Home Energy Management Systems Market to Surpass US$4 Billion in the US by 2017

    Posted: 1st October 2013

    Valued at $1.5 billion annually, yet with only 1.5 percent to 2.5 percent penetration in most states, the home energy management systems (HEMS) market is poised for significant growth. Industry observers have been making similar statements since 2008, but recent strategic partnerships in the utility solutions space and the connected-home market will increase both adoption rates and total market value. According to the latest report by GTM Research, Home Energy Management Systems: Vendors, Technologies, and Opportunities, 2013-2017, the U.S. HEMS market is forecasted to be worth over $4 billion by 2017. Read more...