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  • Japan progresses faster with smart energy management
    Energy management has been the primary smart home application in Japan. Since the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011, the government of Japan has put greater emphasis on building energy-efficient smart homes and supportive devices.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2018 / 12 / 7
  • Legrand acquires Netatmo to further smart home development
    France-based Legrand, the world's largest switch and socket maker, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Netatmo, another French company that specializes in connected home devices.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2018 / 11 / 16
  • Thermostats and smart lighting reign supreme in home energy management
    Thermostats and smart lighting are often thought to be the prerequisites for home energy management (HEM) adoption. Product-wise, 4.9 million smart thermostats have already been sold globally since 2015, of which North America alone accounted for 70 percent of the total share, according to a report
    Editor / Provider: Linko Lin | Updated: 2016 / 5 / 19
  • IFTTT raises US$24 million led by Salesforce and IBM Ventures
    Online IoT platform IFTTT (If this then that) announced the completion of a new round of funding of US$24 million, led by Salesforce Ventures, Fenox Venture, IBM Ventures and Chamberlain Group.
    Editor / Provider: Elvina Yang | Updated: 2018 / 4 / 30
  • Fingerprints protect privacy for AIDS testing in South Africa
    The fingerprint scanner itself is Integrated Biometrics' Watson Mini, a two-finger device that delivers FBI certified results in a thin and durable package that integrates smoothly with the rest of the system and requires little if any maintenance.
    Editor / Provider: Integrated Biometrics | Updated: 2018 / 10 / 11