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Articles Tagged with ''home automation''
Seven companies announced that they’ve joined forces to form the Thread Group and develop a new IP-based wireless networking protocol for home automation called Thread. Founding members include Nest Labs, Samsung Electronics, Big Ass Fans, Yale Security, Silicon Labs, Freescale® Semiconductor, and ARM.
Microsoft Corp., in partnership with American Family Insurance, announced that it is launching a business accelerator to assist startups focused on home automation.
A much bigger thermostat war is heating up, and, at the end of the day, HVAC contractors will be the biggest winners.
Cloud-based home management systems that allow users to remotely control household features like HVAC and lighting are set for rapid growth in the coming years, with the worldwide installed base set to rise by a factor of eight from 2013 to 2018, according to IHS Technology.
Grid Connect, a manufacturer and distributor of embedded networking products, announced that it is entering the Internet of Things industry with the launch of ConnectSense, a line of wireless sensors to automate homes and businesses.
Mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and their ability to connect wirelessly have helped drive interest and awareness of home automation products and services, according to The NPD Group’s Home Automation Study.
Enphase Energy Inc. and Ingersoll-Rand Nexia Intelligence LLC announced that they are collaborating on smart home energy monitoring offered by Nexia™ Home Intelligence, a brand of Ingersoll Rand and leader in home intelligence and automation.