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  • Multi-functional sensors search for new applications and value
    A multi-functional sensor or detector is one that integrates multiple sensors. Applications of multi-functional sensors can be found in environmental safety and security, healthcare, indoor air quality monitoring, or outdoor weather forecast and gardening.
    Editor / Provider: Weili Lin | Updated: 2015 / 10 / 6
  • Main providers of HEM services
    While smart home market is divided into DIY and professional installation categories, DIY is a comparably cost-amiable way in the eyes of most end users. Professional service providers are expected to gain more advantages with the backup of powerful HEM systems in the long run.
    Editor / Provider: Melody Lin | Updated: 2015 / 7 / 23
  • Smart door phone/bell
    According to the “2015 State of The Smart Home Report” released by Icontrol Networks, personal and family security continues to be a key driver in smart home adoption, where 90% of the consumers surveyed agree that security is one of the most important reasons to purchase a smart home system.
    Editor / Provider: Cindy Lin | Updated: 2015 / 9 / 30
  • Microsoft Cortana finds niche in smart applications
    Microsoft is a big name in the technology industry. With the evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT), the company is riding on the tech wave to launch related services. One of them is virtual assistant Cortana, which competes head-to-head with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant in a smart home envi
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2018 / 6 / 1
  • 7 eye-catching smart door locks of 2015 / 2016
    The ubiquity of smartphones has helped usher in a new generation of door locks – smart door locks. In most cases, these locks have been designed with smartphones at the center and as the new key.
    Editor / Provider: Cindy Lin | Updated: 2016 / 1 / 7
  • Voice assistant gets smarter in business world
    Voice control has been a key area of study in the field of home automation. Devices that humans use are getting smaller and smaller in the duration of technology evolution, beginning with desktop, laptop and tablet, then shifting to smartphone and wearable, before reaching the formless voice.
    Editor / Provider: John Liu | Updated: 2018 / 3 / 9
  • 8 innovative smart home cameras from Asian manufacturers
    Asia is a dynamic region with flourishing industries, and clusters of hardware manufacturers, including home camera makers. When it comes to home surveillance cameras from Asian suppliers, there are not only cube, robot and PTZ cameras that look alike.
    Editor / Provider: Editorial Dept. | Updated: 2016 / 5 / 31
  • Smart lock: An essential for a secured smart home
    Traditional locks which we use today are from Yale's design in 1840s; new locks in the smart home market, on the other hand, can be traced back to the late 20th century.
    Editor / Provider: Elvina Yang | Updated: 2018 / 3 / 28
  • Key components of smart home gateway: Interoperability & cybersecurity
    With more and more connected devices and cloud services coming out, interoperability and cyber security are two major concerns for home users when they purchase smart home gateways. Multiple communication standards coexist. The chip vendors integrate more protocols into their products for better use
    Editor / Provider: Weili Lin | Updated: 2015 / 7 / 30