According to the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), Amazon Echo unit sales reached 5.1 million through the third quarter of 2016, with a projected near 7 million to be sold through 2016. If this data is accurate, the Amazon Echo could be found in nearly 7 million homes throughout the world, making Amazon the global… Continue reading »
Vivint Smart Home, a Utah-based technology company, was named one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2017”. Amazon earned the top spot, followed by Google, Uber, Apple, Snap and Facebook. Netflix, Twillio, Chobani and Spotify rounded up the top 10. Alibaba earned the No. 11 spot, followed by Tencent and Xiaomi.
Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home are two of the most popular Smart speakers on the market. Both devices deliver an array of features that makes the user’s life easier and more comfortable. As of now, users can deliver pizza and sync music from their favorite streaming services directly from both of these Bluetooth speakers. … Continue reading »
The new Smart Home Consultation services will provide customers with guidance to build the perfect connected home. The Smart Home advisers will go out to the customer’s home to make personalized recommendations and demonstrate Internet-connected products, including Amazon’s Echo, Dot and Tap.
5BARz, a leader in broadband networks and the cellular network extender, launches its 5BARz ROVR Wi-Fi Router and Smart IoT Hub. The company partners with one of the top Internet Service Providers (ISP) in India to connect 5 million homes to the Internet over the next 5 years.
Lenovo, a China-based tech giant, launches its innovative Smart Home assistant, with Amazon Alexa integration. Lenovo is the latest firm to join the market for voice-automated gadgets.
A Smart light bulb is a product that has taken the world by storm. Most brands offer affordable versions, making them readily accessible to all consumers. Most Smart bulbs operate in the same manner, with an embedded speaker and mobile app. The reason consumers are intrigued by Smart bulbs is because they allow them to… Continue reading »
Google has been working on its IoT strategy, but they have a bit of catching up to do. With the recent launch of the Android Things, a new operating system for Smart devices, Google just may be a step ahead in the game.
Have you ever found yourself in the dark during a power outage? If so, you are not alone, with only a candle and flashlight to rely on. While these items are a necessity for power outages, they cannot compare to the BeOn Starter Pack, which is made up of a Smart bulb and rechargeable backup… Continue reading »
Brookfield Residential, a Canadian-based homebuilder and land developer, unveiled its plan to integrate voice recognition into its Smart Home platform at the AWS re:Invent 2016. The company’s Smart Home, located in Northern Virginia in the Avendale community, will feature a wide array of network-connected products that can be activated by voice. The brain behind the… Continue reading »