Open Protocol Smart Home Software to Bring Together All Home Appliances, Devices, and Services
April 8, 2015
ABB, Robert Bosch GmbH, and Cisco Systems Inc. have announced the formation of an international joint venture called mozaiq operations GmbH to develop and operate an open-software platform for smart homes. The companies said the platform will help to unify today’s stand-alone solutions for home automation.
With IoT Analytics, Envision Will Monitor Real-Time Data from 13 GW of Renewable Energy
February 23, 2015
Envision Energy, an energy management company, announced that it has selected ParStream to provide an analytics solution for the Internet of Things (IoT). The platform is designed to help companies generate timely, actionable insights from IoT data.
Universal Automation Solves the Obstacle of Interoperability
January 16, 2015
nomos system AG has introduced three products that the company says provide universal automation for a seamless path into the Internet of Things (IoT) market. According to nomos, its products break down the barrier of incompatible technologies, giving businesses and consumers alike full advantage of automation and IoT.
These everyday objects include everything from light bulbs to HVAC equipment and systems. When these devices are connected to each other and to the Internet, the resulting communication and data will help enable buildings to operate at peak efficiency.
Fast Payback Models, Open Standards Solutions Needed
November 13, 2014
Daintree Networks Inc. and CoR Advisors® have released findings from their “State of Building Energy Management Survey,” distributed to building owners and managers, which indicated that a majority have no energy monitoring and reporting capabilities.
The Networking and Related Services Segment of the Market Is Expected to Show Steady Growth
November 4, 2014
Overall connectivity penetration rates across all building systems are currently only around 16 percent; this connectivity penetration rate will rise steadily over the coming years, and with it the market potential for the Building Internet of Things (BIoT), says Memoori in a new research report.
As Number of Connected Devices Constantly Increases, Security Concerns Are Also Multiplied
August 28, 2014
HP has announced the release of its Internet of Things State of the Union Study, which indicates that 70 percent of the most commonly used Internet of Things (IoT) devices exhibit serious vulnerabilities to attack by hackers.
First Open Source Code Will Target the Requirements for Smart Home and Office Solutions
July 29, 2014
Technology companies Atmel Corp., Broadcom Corp., Dell, Intel Corp., Samsung Electronics, and Wind River announced they are joining to establish a new industry consortium focused on improving interoperability and defining the connectivity requirements for the numerous devices that will make up the Internet of Things (IoT).
Their Home Automation Efforts Put Them on Top in New Study
July 22, 2014
It’s the early days of the Internet of Things (IoT), but the largest technology players are moving quickly to stake out their territory. In the past month, Apple announced a new smart home platform, and Google made a similar announcement for Android — moves that pushed them to the top in a new influence study on the IoT.
Thread Group Is Formed to Develop a Simple, Secure, and Low-Power Network
July 21, 2014
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.