Allison Halliday

About Allison Halliday

Allison Halliday is a Realty Biz News contributing writer. She handles International Real Estate and is a seasoned blogger.

New White Paper on Role of Smart Card Technology to Enhance Security of Blockchain Applications



Since 2009 over $1 billion has been invested in implementations for blockchain-based applications and this technology is growing rapidly. Some 60% of this funding has occurred since the beginning of 2015.

New Era of Smart Technology Will Include E-Skin



Wearable technology has been around for a few years now and many people find these devices extremely useful, but the next era will see the introduction of E-skin or electronic skin.

Does Smart Home Technology Need to be More Secure?



According to an article in the Huffington Post.co.uk, the answer to this question is a definite yes and smart home technology does need to be made more secure. It’s easy to see the benefits of smart home technology, especially door locks

Wearable Sensor Market Expected to be Worth $2,258 Million Globally by 2022



A report just published by Allied Market Research is predicting the global wearable sensor market will be worth $2,258 million by 2022. In 2015 the market was valued at just $123 million.

Will Illinois Become the First Smart State?



According to an article in greenbiz.com, Illinois is set to become the very first US smart state. It will be the first to support a coordinated and government approved strategy for tech-centric initiatives in smart cities.

What’s Next for Smart Home Technology?



At the moment, smart home technology encompasses a number of features designed to monitor or change conditions within the home. Now experts from Forbes Technology Council have announced their predictions as to what will be next for smart home technology.

Recent Network Disruption Highlights Potential Problems with the Internet of Things



Smart home technology can be fantastic when everything is operating properly, but a recent article in Global News.ca highlights the potential problems when a network fails.

Gartner Survey Shows Connected Home Solutions are Still at Early Adopter Stage



A survey by Gartner Inc. has shown that adoption of new connected home solutions is still at the early adopter phase. The survey included nearly 10,000 online respondents in the US, Australia, and the UK during the second half of last year.

Will Chatbots Help Bring Customer Service Back to Real Estate?



An article in REM online.com highlights the fact that the real estate industry often fails to utilize technology, particularly when it comes to customer service, and this is where chatbots could be useful.

Could a Robot Vacuum Solve Your Housework Woes?



Let’s face it, nobody really enjoys doing housework and the satisfaction of having a beautifully clean house or apartment is generally very short-lived. If you are fed up with dragging out the vacuum cleaner every day after work, then why not consider a robot vacuum?