Items Tagged with 'smart home'


Feb. 28, 2014: ZigBee and IEEE 802.15.4 Standards to Drive Wireless Solutions

They’re Expected to Make Up 43 Percent of Wireless Chipsets Used for Home/Building Energy Management, and More
February 28, 2014

The ZigBee and IEEE 802.15.4 standards are driving wireless smart energy solutions worldwide, according to technology research firm ON World. Between 2012 and 2018, ZigBee and 802.15.4 based systems are expected to make up 43 percent of the wireless chipsets used for home and building energy management, and more.

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The Amazing Smartphone

January 20, 2014
Smart people know how to utilize their smartphones.
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Nov. 7, 2013: Open-Source Project Facilitates Home Energy Management

JEMMA to Help Software Developers Reduce Time-to-Market
November 7, 2013
The Energy@home Association has announced the release of JEMMA (Java-based Energy Management Application framework), an open-source project designed to facilitate the development of home energy management applications.

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Oct. 8, 2013: HGTV Is Building Next HGTV Smart Home in Nashville

Home Will Feature Many of the Latest Technology Trends
October 8, 2013
HGTV has announced that Nashville, Tenn., will be the site of the HGTV Smart Home 2014. Construction is underway on the Tudor-style residence in Duncanwood Reserve in the Green Hills area.

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April 18, 2013: CEA and HGTV Partner to Build Smart Home

April 18, 2013
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced its partnership with HGTV during the unveiling of the HGTV Smart HomeSM 2013, in Jacksonville Beach, Fla. Using CEA’s TechHome Rating System (THRS), HGTV built the first ever smart home that has the infrastructure in place to support current and future digital needs.

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March 27, 2013: EnOcean Alliance Advances Wireless Standard with New Product Profiles

March 27, 2013
The EnOcean Alliance announced that it is advancing the interoperability between EnOcean-based wireless products from different OEMs with its release of EnOcean Equipment Profiles (EEP) Version 2.5. More than 100 product profiles are now available for developing different energy harvesting wireless solutions. 

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Feb. 21, 2013: iControl Partners with Bell Aliant to Offer Home Security and Automation System in Canada

February 21, 2013
iControl Networks, a leader in broadband home management solutions, and Bell Aliant, one of North America’s largest regional communications providers, are partnering to bring a new home security and automation system to Atlantic Canadians.

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Feb. 6, 2013: IBM, STMicroelectronics, and Shaspa Announce ‘Smarter’ Home Initiative

February 6, 2013
IBM, STMicroelectronics, and Shaspa have announced a collaboration to tap cloud and mobile computing for manufacturers and service providers to provide new ways for consumers to manage and interact with their homes’ systems using multiple user interfaces such as voice recognition and physical gestures for a “smarter” home. 

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Aug. 24, 2012: Ingersoll Rand Invests in Energy Management Company Powerhouse Dynamics

August 24, 2012
Powerhouse Dynamics, creator of the eMonitor™ energy management system, announced that Ingersoll Rand has made a strategic investment in the company. Powerhouse Dynamics’ eMonitor system is being integrated into Ingersoll Rand’s Nexia™ Home Intelligence system.

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Smart Home Opens at Epcot Center

May 14, 2012
Ingersoll Rand unveiled the Vision House® in Innoventions, a green and smart home exhibit that opened on Earth Day, April 22, at Epcot® at Walt Disney World® Resort.

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