News category: Isl News

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • M2M making the smart grid billions

    Posted: 14th August 2013

    M2M has the potential to fundamentally change the way we manage our home energy. With smart grid technology, we can reduce our carbon footprint, while also saving money on our energy bills. As time goes on, more and more people seem to be catching on to the benefits of the smart grid. Read more...

  • Home monitoring helps lower blood pressure

    Posted: 9th August 2013

    Tracking blood pressure at home helped patients with hypertension keep it under control, at least over the short term, a meta-analysis determined.

    Pooled study results pointed to 3.9/2.4 mm Hg lower blood pressure on average with self-monitoring at 6 months compared with usual care based on in-clinic monitoring alone, Katrin Uhlig, MD, of Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues found. Read more...

  • Connected accessory shipments to reach 170 million by 2018

    Posted: 5th August 2013

    Surge in mobile accessories market driven by demand for fitness, healthcare and smart wearable devices, research suggests shipments of smart wireless accessories could reach 170 million per annum by 2018, compared to around 15 million this year, according to a report by tech analysts Juniper research. Read more...

  • Delay smart meter rollout rather than dumb it down

    Posted: 29th July 2013

    Delay the smart meter rollout rather than turn off consumers by installing "dumb" meters, MPs have urged.

    The Energy and Climate Change Select Committee has thrown its support behind the rollout of smart meters in a report published on Saturday.

    However, it must be managed carefully to make sure consumers get the full benefits, MPs cautioned. Read more...

  • Global Sales of Wireless Consumer Electronics To Hit 73 Million In 2013

    Posted: 3rd July 2013

    Global sales of wireless (3G or 4G) consumer electronics (CE) devices will increase by 54 percent in 2013 to reach 73 million units, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics' Connected Home Devices (CHD)service. Read more...