Press Releases

Universal Electronics and Microsoft collaborate on a turnkey digital assistant platform for smart home hubs

Artificial Intelligence, Companies, Connected Devices, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, People and Places, Press Releases, Products & Services, Security, Sensors, Smart Home by: Anasia D'mello

Universal Electronics Inc.,, a global provider of universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, is collaborating with Microsoft to launch a new digital assistant platform for the home built on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform using AI and IoT services. (more…)

Smart home devices shipments will have exceeded 100mn globally in 2018

Connected Devices, Devices and Modules, IoT News, Press Releases, Security, Smart Home, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

Almost 110 million smart home devices will be shipped worldwide in 2018, according to a new industry report from Futuresource Consulting. This equates to a retail value of almost $17 billion (€14.8 billion) and demonstrates strong growth in both volume and value. (more…)

Atmos Home announces seed US$1mn funding as it launches ‘intelligent’ smart home control system at CES

Companies, Connectivity, Devices and Modules, IoT News, People and Places, Press Releases, Products & Services, Smart Home, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

Atmos Home, developer of AtmosControl, is claiming to offer “the world’s most intelligent smart home control system”. It has closed on a US$1 million (€0.88 million) seed round from Luminance Brands, a designer and distributor of high-end lighting solutions to the commercial and residential markets. (more…)

Security Alarms & Co. selects Sierra Wireless IoT services for Arhub smart home security solution

Companies, Connectivity, Devices and Modules, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Network & Infrastructure, Press Releases, Security, Smart Home, Wireless by: Anasia D'mello

Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced that Security Alarms & Co, a Swiss developer of intelligent home security solutions, (more…)

bCommerce delivering a 15-minute configure price quote

Blogs, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, Smart Home by: Anasia D'mello

Leveraging CPQs (configure price quotes) are a derivative of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and Industry 4.0, which are driving innovations in e-commerce. (more…)

Boundary partners with i4PD and IDB to create ‘disruptive’ home security alarm

Companies, Connected Devices, Connectivity, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Press Releases, Products & Services, Security, Sensors, Smart Home, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

Home security tech specialist Boundary has signed contracts with the consultancy i4 Product Design Ltd (i4PD) and product developer Invent, Design, Build (IDB) to bring its disruptive smart home security alarm to life. (more…)

Globally configurable NB-IoT module ready for 3GPP Rel 14 and 5G announced by u-blox

Devices and Modules, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Press Releases, Smart Cities, Smart Home, Wireless by: Anasia D'mello

u-blox, a global provider of positioning and wireless communication technologies, announced the SARA-N3, a multi-band NB-IoT module that supports a preliminary set of 3GPP Release 14 features (LTE Cat NB2). (more…)

Huawei launches digital platform for smart cities at Smart City Expo World Congress 2018

Artificial Intelligence, Big data analytics, Companies, Digital transformation, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases, Sensors, Smart Cities, Smart Home, Smart Utilities by: Anasia D'mello

Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) 2018 Huawei showcased its digital platform based on providing new ICT including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), big data and cloud, enabling city-wide intelligence and sustainable development across the international smart city industry. (more…)

Data optimisation for cellular IoT: Part 1

Blogs, Connectivity, Devices and Modules, Network & Infrastructure, Security, Smart Cities, Smart Home by: Anasia D'mello

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new addition to the range of capabilities enabled by global telecommunication networks and opens up many new possibilities for applications and services. (more…)

WBA annual industry report finds 84% of industry is as or more confident in Wi-Fi investment

Companies, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Network & Infrastructure, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases, Smart Home, Wireless by: Anasia D'mello

The growth in Wi-Fi continues unabated, with increasing volumes of Wi-Fi devices and traffic, an adoption breakthrough in Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) Passpoint, and increasing confidence around the commercial deployment and specification of next generation technology Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax). (more…)

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