HVAC contractors have taken notice of the growing Internet of Things market and stand ready to fulfill these demands, which often begin with the gateway into their customers’ homes: the smart thermostat.
Carrier has announced the launch of its Cor™ smart home automation system — enabling homeowners to secure, control, and remotely manage their home’s most critical systems, including heating and cooling, from the convenience of a mobile app.
Home automation hardware, sold as standalone units, is forecast to exceed 300 million units by 2020, according to Juniper Research. This represents growth of over 1,000 percent from an estimated installed base of 28 million units in 2015.
The new standards focus on the interoperability of Internet of Things (IoT) devices
November 17, 2015
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and LONMARK International announced that two of their standards — ANSI/CEA-709.5 and ANSI/CEA 709.6 — are now approved American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards for home and building automation.
Home automation refers to all such systems, whether used as a single application or as integrated solutions
November 2, 2015
The global home automation market was valued at $4.41 billion in 2014, and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26.3 percent from 2014 to 2020, reaching $21.6 billion by 2020, according to a report by Transparency Market Research.
Latest release enables wider range of smart home solutions
September 22, 2015
CSR plc has announced the latest version of its Bluetooth® Smart solution for the smart home, CSRmesh® Home Automation. This release makes it possible for developers to deliver a wider range of home automation solutions including control of HVAC, door locks, and window sensors.
They have gained significant demand in North America and Europe
September 14, 2015
The global smart thermostat market is forecast to reach $2.21 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc. These devices allow users to remotely manage their heating and air conditioning systems using wireless connectivity and mobile apps.
According to recent studies, the market for home automation products — including advanced thermostats — is poised for explosive growth. Many industry experts believe trends in consumer habits and technology are converging to create an increasing demand for these products.