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  • Nice Group acquires Fibaro
    Nice Group, a global leader in home automation technology, has acquired 100% of the shares of Polish smart home manufacturer Fibar Group SA. The transaction is valued at PLN 250 million (67.72 million USD).
    Editor / Provider: Samantha Shen | Updated: 2018 / 7 / 16
  • Essence introduces mobile senior care solution that enables remote monitoring
    Essence, a provider of independent-living solutions for the elderly, recently introduced Care@Home Active, which enables seniors to move between their homes and outdoors while maintaining connectivity with their families and TeleCare Service Providers – all with one device.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2017 / 5 / 25
  • What 5G promises to bring for the smart home?
    The roadmap to 5G mobile broadband is still far from reality, and yet, there are already ongoing research and developments undertaken by the sector's major industrials.
    Editor / Provider: Linko Lin | Updated: 2016 / 7 / 26
  • Sony introduces smart sensing IoT board
    Sony recently showcased a brand new development board called Spritzer during the Maker Faire Tokyo. The Spritzer board is specifically designed for IoT applications and comprises a range of smart functionality such as integrated GPS, an advanced digital audio codec and amplifier.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2017 / 8 / 8
  • Google Assistant to be available in 30 more countries and 17 more languages
    At the beginning of the year, Google presented its voice assistant's capabilities for controlling various devices, from light switches and thermostats to smart TVs and security cameras. One month later, the company has announced another expansion of the assistant – geographical areas.
    Editor / Provider: Elvina Yang | Updated: 2018 / 2 / 23
  • Amazon Alexa: A fleeting trend or the future?
    Remember the late 80s Clapper TV commercial? An advert that touted the convenience of being able to turn things on and off remotely by clapping – made possible by a sound-activated electrical switch that can control ordinary home appliance on any standard power outlet.
    Editor / Provider: Editorial Dept. | Updated: 2016 / 9 / 9
  • Evolving smart home technology enables smarter lifestyle
    The networking industries continue to grow amidst four to five years of market declines in the PC industry and slower growth of portable PCs. The Internet of Things (IoT) is believed to drive the growth momentum in the next decade.
    Editor / Provider: Weili Lin | Updated: 2016 / 6 / 22