Smart Home

Igloohome out to solve the ‘Airbnb problem’ on the host side
Singapore-based startup Igloohome hopes to provide a solution that would help solve the ‘hosting’ problems of businesses like Airbnb, using smart home technologies, reports Benjamin Cher.
IoT already transforming family life: GSMA report
The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming family life through the wireless connection of devices in the home, such as smart meters and security systems, helping to save money and increase peace of mind, according to new research issued today by the GSM Association (GSMA).
What lies ahead in 2015: Smart life defined
CSPs’ entertainment offerings seemingly become less relevant in the fast-paced technology world, but one possible way for CSPs to grow user base, margins and revenue per customer is to look into the ‘smart-life’ market, writes Yoosuf Mohamed of Cognizant Technologies.
Vulnerability allows hackers to take control of home Internet routers
Check Point has issued an alert on ‘Misfortune Cookie,’ a critical vulnerability that allows an intruder to remotely take over a residential gateway device and use it to attack the devices connected to it.
Asia Pacific to be the frontline for IoT: IDC
IDC envisions 2015 will be the year when the Internet of Things (IoT) starts to deliver against the hype, but it will require vendors and customers alike to change their approach.
500+ smart devices in a typical home by 2022: Gartner
The falling cost of adding sensing and communications to consumer products will mean that a typical family home, in a mature affluent market, could contain several hundred smart objects by 2022, according to Gartner Inc.
TM R&D aligned with its parent company
DNA founder Karamjit Singh finds that TM R&D has moved away from its slow past and is morphing into a more dynamic organisation.
Market potential of US$731bil in ‘connected living’ by 2020: Frost
Massive technology-led disruption across all industries is moving everyone and everything globally towards a state of ‘connected everything’ where into the 2020s, tens of millions of people will be connected by trillions of things and applications as a result of connected industries, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Apps: 268bil downloads, US$77bil in revenue by 2017, says Gartner
By 2017, mobile apps will be downloaded more than 268 billion times, generating revenue of more than US$77 billion and making them one of the most popular computing tools for users across the globe, according to Gartner Inc.
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