Recent News.

  • Intamac enhances its web based IP camera monitoring service, Home View

    Posted: 25th June 2012

    Intamac Systems Limited, the B2B Connected Home service provider announces a set of updates to its remote IP camera service, Home View.  Operated and controlled over the Intamac cloud platform, the new Home View IP camera monitoring service integrates with the same mobile and web interfaces as Intamac’s other cloud platform services – Home Monitor and Senior Care.  Home View is compatible with a range of different IP cameras including indoor standard definition and HD cameras and specialist outdoor cameras. The service is an excellent standalone monitoring proposition or can be linked to Intamac’s Home Monitor and/or Senior Care services to provide integrated and advanced security and care propositions.  Night vision, live streaming, motion detection and trigger recording are all features that make for an extremely effective monitoring proposition. Read more...

  • Intamac adds a new IP based Senior Care service to its Home Monitor product suite to help extend independent living for the elderly within their own homes

    Posted: 25th June 2012

    Intamac announces the launch of a new product and service which will provide peace of mind and security for senior citizens and their loved ones. The new service known as ‘Senior Care’ comprises an IP and DECT enabled control gateway which connects to the Intamac Connect cloud platform to provide alerts and control of multiple types of event to carers and loved ones. The 'Senior Care' gateway supports several accessories including a fall detector, a panic pendant with inbuilt two-way voice capability, smoke detector and movement sensors which provide alerts in the event of inactivity, a fall or other events of concern.  Read more...

  • Does LTE really stack up?

    Posted: 21st May 2012

    It would seem an almost certainty that the major operators will be bidding for the 800Mhz spectrum, to the point where the economics of it all have not been questioned. Whilst it certainly seems like a positive step to take, it won’t be without risk. Read more...

  • Home Automation.... who's buying it?

    Posted: 8th May 2012

    The home automation market is big business, growing over 30% a year and expected to be worth $9.5 (£6) billion worldwide in 2015, according to Berg Insight. In 2012 it remains an immature and fragmented market but one that is attracting the attention of major new suppliers such as multinational telecommunications enterprises.

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  • Interoperability and user engagement is key to Connected Home

    Posted: 3rd February 2012

    The Connected Home, with a networked energy management system, is achievable now. The UK government has mandated dual gas and electric smart meters for every home and business by 2020. In the near future homes will communicate through their power meter with the Smart Grid, allowing both utility companies and consumers to manage power usage.  But greater convergence and more focus on end user engagement is needed before the Connected Home is realised, paticularly where utility companies are concerned. Read more...

  • Will Verizon pave the way for telco's in the Connected Home market?

    Posted: 24th January 2012

    Verizon, the American telecommunications giant, recently launched its range of Connected Home devices and services to give consumers a comprehensive Smart Home ecosystem. The new system offers a broad range of Connected Home devices from smart door locks to energy monitoring equipment, all manageable remotely from the web or a smartphone app. Read more...

  • The Internet of Things - a world where you're never alone

    Posted: 19th January 2012

    For a long time now, just about everyone has been talking about interconnecting people and objects; a world where you’re never alone - always connected to something or someone. The Internet of Things, as it currently stands, is about connecting you to your surroundings and your surroundings to the wider world. Read more...

  • Intamac Connected Home workshops: 1 + 1

    Posted: 12th January 2012

    Our free consultative workshops for telecom’s and utility companies aim to help make sense of the who, what, how and why of the Connected Home. Read more...

  • Most consumers still don't understand the smart grid

    Posted: 4th April 2011

    In the UK the government is undertaking one of the largest rollouts of smart meters, installing over 50 million in UK homes and businesses by 2020.  This enormous undertaking is expected to cost in the region of £11 billion and as various trials have taken place across the country press coverage has snowballed, typically discussing the pros and cons of the project and whether there are savings to be made by the consumer... Read more...

  • Mobile operators need to differentiate

    Posted: 22nd March 2011

    The growth of the mobile market over the last few years has been nothing short of staggering.  Smartphones and tablets have revolutionised the way people browse the internet, purchase products, network and interact with brands.  In September 2009, just 0.02% of all UK web traffic originated from a mobile device, but compare this to January 2011 and the figure is up to 8.09% which represents a growth of over 4000%... Read more...