Safety and security are primary motivators for consumers adopting smart home solutions
November 24, 2015
Parks Associates has released new industry research reports on the smart home and connected devices indicating that security is leading the way in this market area followed by connected lighting and smart thermostats. The new reports provide in-depth analysis of industry trends and consumer research.
Multiple competing protocols and standards are creating confusion for customers
November 23, 2015
Through devices such as smart thermostats that allow users to remotely control household temperatures or LED lights that can be switched on and off from a smartphone, the much-hyped Internet of Things (IoT) concept has arrived in the residential setting, says Navigant Research.
Research analysts expect the market to grow exponentially
October 26, 2015
The global smart thermostat market is projected to generate revenue of more than $1.3 billion by 2019, according to a report by Sandler Research. The report states that one of the main challenges faced by the smart thermostats market is the high initial cost, which exceeds that of conventional thermostats.
The iComfort S30 smart thermostat’s Mobile Setup App lets technicians remotely monitor and adjust the system during setup without having to walk back and forth between the thermostat and the indoor/outdoor unit.
Sets target of 1 million smart thermostat installations over the next five years
October 22, 2015
Consumers in Chicago and across northern Illinois are now eligible for rebates on smart thermostats that can cut the cost of the devices nearly in half, making their convenience and increased control of energy use more affordable.