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  • Hardware takes a backseat to software
    The ultimate appeal of a smart home is the anticipation that one day we will have systems in our homes that have the intelligence to understand and predict our behavior, and adjust the environment to the users preferences, which it learns autonomously. This level of automation is currently impossibl
    Editor / Provider: Gary Tang, a&s SMAhome | Updated: 5 / 22 / 2014
  • Consumer interest spikes with platform proliferation
    According to recent Parks Associates research, consumers rank traditional safety and security capabilities high among their desired connected home features. Real-time and mobile notification capabilities have really enhanced traditional security features: smoke, gas and water leak detectors. Energy
    Editor / Provider: Parks Associates | Updated: 12 / 25 / 2013
  • Key standards for smart homes: KNX Association
    In smart homes, there are about a dozen standards for signal processing and communications. a&s invites some of these standards to the SMAhome column, to share their insights and future roadmaps.
    Editor / Provider: KNX Association | Updated: 11 / 1 / 2013
  • Home monitoring hardware revenues to grow 6-fold
    According to the latest study from analyst firm IHS, more than 300 million smart home gateways and nodes (such as smart thermostats and connected lighting devices) will be shipped within the next five years.
    Editor / Provider: IHS | Updated: 10 / 11 / 2013
  • Thai economy uncertain but interests remain
    The Kingdom of Thailand is the second largest economy in Southeast Asia, right behind Indonesia, and up until now, filled with bright prospects. The country was thrown into an unexpected “recession” after showing signs of slow growth for two quarters in a row in the first half of 2013. The second ha
    Editor / Provider: Christine Chien (with reporting by John Shi), a&s Asia | Updated: 10 / 1 / 2013
  • A new game plan for India
    Rapid changes are taking place in the physical security scene in India, which is even more dynamic and fragmented than most other markets in the world.
    Editor / Provider: a&s Asia | Updated: 8 / 15 / 2013
  • Axis Cameras Keep Tab on Residential Complex in Johannesburg
    Mission A recent spate of crime in a suburban residential complex forced a Johannesburg couple to explore various surveillance system options. Cost effectiveness and ease of installation were two of the most important factors guiding the investigation and influencing the couple's final decision
    Editor / Provider: Axis Communications | Updated: 7 / 30 / 2012
  • Household Manufacturers in Poland Improves Operations with CDVI Access Control Solutions
    INDESIT is one of the European leading manufacturers and distributors of major domestic appliances. The company was founded in 1975. INDESIT has 17 production sites (Italy, Poland, UK, Russia, China and Turkey) and 16,000 employees. The initial project was to protect the first site with access contr
    Editor / Provider: CDVI Group | Updated: 4 / 5 / 2012