Home automation

Worldwide Smart Window Industry to 2025 - Canada expected to Dominate - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 5:00pm

However, Europe's demand for smart home solutions is growing significantly, owing to various government initiatives to adopt connected solutions.

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  • However, Europe's demand for smart home solutions is growing significantly, owing to various government initiatives to adopt connected solutions.
  • According to the Ambient, the US penetration of smart homes stood at around 32.4%, or an estimated total of 41.3 million smart homes.
  • With the number of devices per household increasing, the demand for more smart solutions in homes is expected increase as well.
  • Such developments are driving the demand for smart window coverings that are motorized and can be controlled via mobile devices.

Lighting Control System Market Size is Projected to Reach USD 29990 Million by 2026 - Valuates Reports

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:30pm

BANGALORE, India, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Latest Market Research Report " Lighting Control System Market By Type (Hardware, Software, Lighting as a Service), By Application (Indoor, Outdoor) and Region Global Forecast to 2026", published on Valuates Reports

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  • BANGALORE, India, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Latest Market Research Report " Lighting Control System Market By Type (Hardware, Software, Lighting as a Service), By Application (Indoor, Outdoor) and Region Global Forecast to 2026", published on Valuates Reports
    The global Lighting Control System Market size is projected to reach USD 29990 Million by 2026, from USD 15330 Million in 2020, at a CAGR of 11.8% during 2021-2026.
  • Major factors driving the growth of lighting control system market size are the requirement of energy-efficient lighting control systems and increasing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the lighting industry.
  • Increasing technological and infrastructural advances and the worldwide penetration of advanced solutions, especially in emerging economies, offer significant opportunities for the Lighting Control System Market size.
  • New installations are expected to account for a larger lighting control system market share during the forecast period.

Lighting Control System Market Size is Projected to Reach USD 29990 Million by 2026 - Valuates Reports

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:30pm

BANGALORE, India, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Latest Market Research Report " Lighting Control System Market By Type (Hardware, Software, Lighting as a Service), By Application (Indoor, Outdoor) and Region Global Forecast to 2026", published on Valuates Reports

Key Points: 
  • BANGALORE, India, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Latest Market Research Report " Lighting Control System Market By Type (Hardware, Software, Lighting as a Service), By Application (Indoor, Outdoor) and Region Global Forecast to 2026", published on Valuates Reports
    The global Lighting Control System Market size is projected to reach USD 29990 Million by 2026, from USD 15330 Million in 2020, at a CAGR of 11.8% during 2021-2026.
  • Major factors driving the growth of lighting control system market size are the requirement of energy-efficient lighting control systems and increasing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the lighting industry.
  • Increasing technological and infrastructural advances and the worldwide penetration of advanced solutions, especially in emerging economies, offer significant opportunities for the Lighting Control System Market size.
  • New installations are expected to account for a larger lighting control system market share during the forecast period.

Wemo Extends Smart Home Capabilities Outside With WiFi Outdoor Smart Plug

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 6:00pm

Joining the award-winning Wemo portfolio, the WiFi Outdoor Smart Plug provides total control over lights, holiday decorations and other outdoor devices and appliances with no subscription or hub required.

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  • Joining the award-winning Wemo portfolio, the WiFi Outdoor Smart Plug provides total control over lights, holiday decorations and other outdoor devices and appliances with no subscription or hub required.
  • The WiFi Outdoor Smart Plug works with with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, and Hey Google, providing easy integration into smart home ecosystem for seamless whole-home control at the touch of a button or single voice command.
  • The WiFi Outdoor Smart Plug is now available at Amazon.com , Belkin.com , and coming soon to Best Buy for $39.99 USD.
  • Wemo is an award-winning home automation brand widely recognized for the Wemo Mini Smart Plug and Wemo Light Switch.

Plastic Cutlery is a Pollution Problem - This Startup Just Launched a Clean Alternative

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

"Carrying greasy utensils in pockets, awkwardly washing them in public restrooms, and forgetting cutlery in the dishwasher - 'bringing your own' felt like a chore," says company founderCameron Drake.

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  • "Carrying greasy utensils in pockets, awkwardly washing them in public restrooms, and forgetting cutlery in the dishwasher - 'bringing your own' felt like a chore," says company founderCameron Drake.
  • Surveying people for their main reasons for not using portable cutlery more often, 75% of respondents 'forget to bring' while 50% of respondents marked 'inconvenient to clean.'
  • According to the Ocean Conservancy, cutlery is among the five most harmful waste items for marine wildlife.
  • With this in mind, Cliffset is on a mission to increase reusable adoption by making portable cutlery cleaner and more convenient.

Anker's New eufy Security Video Doorbell 2K Pro Offers Free Continuous Recording

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:30pm

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Anker Innovations, a global leader in mobile charging and consumer electronics, today launched the eufy Security Video Doorbell 2K Pro (Wired), a premium video doorbell under Anker's eufy Security brand.

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  • BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Anker Innovations, a global leader in mobile charging and consumer electronics, today launched the eufy Security Video Doorbell 2K Pro (Wired), a premium video doorbell under Anker's eufy Security brand.
  • It features five-day continuous recording, 2K resolution with HDR and free local storage.
  • The eufy Security Video Doorbell 2K Pro (Wired) is capable of continuously recording and storing up to five days of video in its internal memory, allowing the user to easily access any and all events free of charge.
  • Besides continuous recording, the Doorbell can be only triggered to begin recording whenever the doorbell's button is pressed as well as when it detects motion.

SPYR Technologies Enters Apple HomeKit-Enabled Devices Market with Acquisition of IoT Technology Company

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 2:30pm

With this acquisition, SPYR enters the global Internet of Things (IoT) market, and more specifically, the segment of the market related to the development, manufacture, and sale of devices and accessories specifically built on Apples HomeKit framework.

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  • With this acquisition, SPYR enters the global Internet of Things (IoT) market, and more specifically, the segment of the market related to the development, manufacture, and sale of devices and accessories specifically built on Apples HomeKit framework.
  • These products work within the Apple HomeKit ecosystem and are exclusive to the Apple market and its consumers.
  • SPYR President and CEO, James R. Thompson, said of the acquisition, We are excited to have Applied MagiX under the SPYR umbrella.
  • SPYR Technologies, Inc. is a holding company involved in building a portfolio of technology companies through targeted acquisitions.

The Internet of Things (IoT) Platform by Quantum Integration Makes Creating a Custom IoT Network Fast and Easy

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 8:17pm

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Integration has developed an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that provides electronic enthusiasts with a complete hardware and software solution.

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  • SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Integration has developed an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that provides electronic enthusiasts with a complete hardware and software solution.
  • In just a few minutes, users can connect almost any sensor, motor or other circuit to the Builder Base GPIO ports or industry standard I2C pins.
  • But the Quantum team was undaunted, developing a plug-in architecture called "Gateways and Services" to support other third party IoT platforms and web-based information services.
  • "This architecture brings the power of the Quantum platform together with Samsung devices, making it easy to add merge Quantum and SmartThings," said Joeran Kinzel, Co-Founder of Quantum Integration.

Molekule Now Supports Apple HomeKit

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

Air Mini+ adds HomeKit compatibility and is now available at apple.com and Apple stores across the U.S. and Canada

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  • Air Mini+ adds HomeKit compatibility and is now available at apple.com and Apple stores across the U.S. and Canada
    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Molekule , the leader in reinventing air purification, today announced that its Photo Electrochemical Oxidation (PECO) air purification device, Air Mini+, available for purchased via apple.com and Apple stores across North America, is now HomeKit compatible.
  • "The expansion of Molekule Air Mini+ to include HomeKit compatibility and availability in Apple stores brings that vision to even more people and enables us to create user experiences that meet the needs of today's consumers."
  • The combination of Molekule and Apple HomeKit enables Molekule users to accomplish quick and easy device setup and control their Molekule device from Apple's Home app or with Siri.
  • Adding HomeKit support represents Molekule's first entry into a major connected home ecosystem, and the integration between Apple products and Molekule will enable users to create more streamlined routines, automation, and interaction with their device.

LED Lighting Finds Business Opportunities in Smart City Growth and Energy Efficiency Initiatives

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 1:02pm

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    "Smart buildings will accelerate the adoption of smart lighting more than any other segment.
  • The revitalization of cities will also provide the much-needed impetus for the installation of smart lighting," said Dennis Marcell Victor, Energy & Environment Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.
  • Latin America will experience the highest growth over the forecast period at 5.1% because of its focus on office and street lighting as part of smart city solutions.
  • Digital LED lights for automobiles: Autonomous vehicles need to implement digital LED lights technology to enhance safety features.