Recent News.

  • Drive toward always-on Internet connected homes picks up speed

    Posted: 29th April 2013

    By 2022, the average household with two teenage children will own roughly 50 Internet-connected devices, up from approximately 10 today, according to estimates by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. This trend has been dubbed the “Internet of Things.”

    “[Apps] are the people end of the Internet of things,” said Stephen Prentice, vice president and fellow at research advisory firm Gartner. Read more...

  • Connected homes driving innovation in residential security

    Posted: 16th April 2013

    What once was considered a luxury only the wealthy could afford, home automation and interactive services have now become a common offering among providers of residential security systems. Not only has it had a tremendous impact on the business model of alarm dealers, it’s also helping to shape the face of the technology itself.  Read more...

  • A refrigerator that thinks? Smart kitchens are coming

    Posted: 15th April 2013

    For years, appliances toiled without companionship, just disconnected boxes hidden away in kitchens and basements. That’s all about to change. The next appliance to go in your kitchen still won’t get out of the house much, but it will at least talk to the outside world. Read more...

  • The Evolution of M2M: The Other Mobile Marketplace

    Posted: 11th April 2013

    Amidst the much-discussed love affair between consumers and their mobile devices, another relationship is blooming in the mobile sector.  Device manufacturers from nearly every industry vertical (transportation, energy, health, payments, etc.) are increasingly offering devices and products equipped with mobile connectivity, transforming “dumb” devices into “smart” ones.  Providing connectivity for these devices currently amounts to a small percentage of mobile operators' overall business, but the market is growing and the future potential of this industry is huge. Read more...

  • Utilities forming partnerships to enter the connected home

    Posted: 5th April 2013

    Consumers have many choices in acquiring smart devices, which will lead utilities to partner with companies in new ways. Through incentives or tariff structures, such as time-of-use (TOU) rates, utilities can establish market conditions where new energy-efficiency and demand response solutions leverage technologies already in homes.
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  • Internet connected devices surpass half a billion in US homes

    Posted: 25th March 2013

    There are now more than half a billion devices in U.S. homes that are connected to the Internet and deliver apps, according to new findings from the Connected Intelligence Connected Home Report from global information company The NPD Group. Increases in tablet and smartphone penetration drove the U.S. market to this milestone. Read more...

  • Intamac integrates Technicolor's Qeo communication framework in its solution to deliver the next generation of integrated Connected Home solutions

    Posted: 18th March 2013

    Intamac Systems Limited, the Connected Home service provider, announces that it is actively collaborating with global technology leader Technicolor to integrate the newly announced Qeo communication framework in its solutions. Read more...

  • 'Every new car' connected to web by 2014

    Posted: 18th March 2013

    Five years ago mobile phones were at the forefront of technology, by 2010 the focus was on tablet computers and now billions of yen, dollars and pounds are being invested in what is seen as the next digital playground - the car. Read more...

  • Cisco "all in" on the Internet of Everything

    Posted: 15th March 2013

    With its recent "Tomorrow Starts Here" campaign, Cisco has made clear that it harbors plans for the Internet of Things.  CEO John Chambers revealed just how big those plans are and how Cisco views the market. Read more...

  • Intamac CEO joins Connected Home industry leaders at Cable Congress 2013

    Posted: 8th March 2013

    Intamac CEO, David Perez, recently took part in a panel discussion at Cable Congress with other leading industy experts.  Hosted by Parks Associates, the subject of the discussion was "Home Automation: The new revenue generator?"

    Stuart Sikes, President of Parks Associates, moderated the session and shared the latest research data and insights on home controls and automation. Read more...