real estate and IoT

How IoT is Infiltrating the Real Estate Market

The Internet of Things is seeping its way into many different industries as more and more connected devices are popping up in everyday items. The real estate industry is no exception as it too is seeing an IoT boom. Internet of Things refers to an infrastructure of technology where devices, such as lighting systems, thermostats, […]

What renters who want a smart home should consider

Single family homes used to have the monopoly on smart home products. Technology not only changes how things are built but it makes them function better. As a marketing director of an IoT company serving multi family and campus communities, I keep a close eye on the big property management companies and developers. I reached […]

Sailing into IoT and AR solutions with smart yachts and more

The Internet of Things (IoT) is now widely used in advanced business spheres, like vehicle manufacturing, machine maintenance, retail business, and more. According to the latest research data, the number of IoT connected devices, which made up ∼4.9 million things in 2015, reached ∼3.9 billion in 2016. See also: With some many choices, how do you […]

Malaysia aims to leap forward in smart home technology

I-City and Huawei have recently combined forces to speed up the development of more advanced smart homes that can track and manage appliances, lights, air conditioners and various other devices.  This project is possible due to the popularity of Cloud, Communications and IoT in the marketplace, and is scheduled to target Kuala Lumpur in Comverse@I-City […]

Thermostats stuck at cool as U.K. smart home tech sales flatline

Sales of smart home technology is flat in the U.K. as British consumers consider connected home gadgetry pricey and unimpressive. The Telegraph recently reported on findings from Deliotte’s annual Mobile Consumer Survey. That report returned figures  that bode ill for Internet of Things (IoT) technology geared to smart homes. The British consumer’s smart home reticence runs […]

Smart thermostat market dials up the heat

As ever more connected homes come online, a new study predicts the market for smart thermostats will quadruple to $4.4 billion over the next 10 years. Navigant Research just released a report entitled “Communicating Thermostats, Smart Thermostats, and Associated Software and Services: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts.” The research study anticipates that global revenue for […]

Do we really want to DIY our home automation?

New industry research from Icontrol Networks, the company behind the most widely-distributed connected home platform in the industry, has found exceptionally high satisfaction amongst customers who opted for a professionally installed smart home solution. Icontrol Networks’ DIFM (“Do it for me”) Smart Home Survey revealed more than 96 percent of respondents report they are very satisfied or satisfied with […]