Displaying items by tag: Smart Homes

Telecommunications company Optus launches Optus Smart Spaces, a range of devices such as Wi-Fi connected stereos, home lighting systems and digital doorbells, as well as unique service solutions from self-install to full professional installation.

Published in Internet of Things

There will be almost 13.5 billion smart home devices in active use by 2025, compared to an expected 7.4 billion at year end 2020, according to a new report that forecasts smart entertainment devices will take the bulk of revenue attributable to smart home devices at over US$230 billion in 2025.

Published in Entertainment

Global spending on digital commerce will reach US$18.7 trillion by 2024, up from $11.2 trillion in 2019 - an increase of 66% over the forecast period, according to a new report.

Published in Market

Australians are concerned about their privacy with smart devices listening in on their conversations, and allowing organisations to extract personal information from their digital footprints.

Published in Home Tech

Australians’ attitudes towards smart home technology means it will be some time yet before it is fully adopted, with the younger generation of Australians — those aged between 18 and 34 — concerned about the impact of technology in their homes, according to a new research report.

Published in Home Tech

Listed Internet of Things solutions provider Quantify Technology (ASX:QFY) has entered a heads of agreement to partner with Western Australia’s Curtin University of Technology to install Quantify products in a living lab in Fremantle.

Published in Energy

The average "smart home" is vulnerable to security breaches, according to a new report which says serious questions are emerging about security, with smart homes now having at least 20 smart devices.

Published in Security

Telstra calls it “Appliance Anxiety” and says that new research confirms that four in 10 Aussies will suffer from it during the holiday season – all because of worrying while on holiday whether they have forgotten to switch off appliances at home.

Only about 10% of households in Australia, the UK and the US have connected home solutions, according to a newly published online study of nearly 10,000 people in the three countries.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 12:20

Telstra unites 4G and broadband in one modem

Telstra is claiming an Australian-first with the launch of a solution that brings together its fixed and 4G mobile networks in a single device to get homes online sooner, and back online quickly when fixed services are interrupted.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:43

Telstra launches smart home hub, apps and devices

Telstra has launched its Smart Home range of products, including door and window sensors, motion sensors, Wi-Fi cameras, light bulbs, smart power outlets and smart door locks.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 09:10

D-Link adds IFTTT to mydlink Home

Home automation with D-Link's mydlink Home series of products has been simplified, thanks to the integration of IFTTT with the mydlink Home app.

Published in Home Tech

A newly published report paints a gloomy picture for the consumer electronics industry with heightened data security concerns, falling demand for smartphones and tablet PCs, and stagnant growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) market hitting the industry hard.

Published in Internet of Things
Thursday, 04 June 2015 01:21

Spark moving into smart home security market

Spark New Zealand has launched a beta version of its home security product, Morepork, that allows users to control and monitor their homes remotely from their smartphones.

Published in Security

Elgato's app for controlling its Avea smart LED globe now includes Apple Watch support.

Published in Home Tech

The first examples of 'smart home' energy management technology will be showcased at the upcoming Smart Homes 2011 conference in Amsterdam in October.




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