Making Smart Home Tech Is Key for Mass-Market Adoption

The early adoption phase of smart home tech is well underway, but breaking into the mass-market is proving not to be quite so easy for mainstream retailers. An article in points out that working out how to make smart home tech more approachable for consumers is vital if there is to be mass-market adoption.

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 highlights the potential problems when a network fails.

Smart Home Hubs: Will They Control Retail?

midst the growing interest in smart home hubs and in smart technology, an article in poses an interesting theory. Currently, retailers and consumers are most interested in h

Machine Learning and Smart Home Security

The popularity of smart homes is on the rise but with it comes increased concerns about security. Now an article in CBR asks if machine learning will be the answer.

Survey Finds Just 26% of Consumers Want a Smart Home

It’s easy to imagine that everybody would like a smart home, but in fact, a new survey carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers found that just 26% are currently interested. The survey also discovered that 81% of consumers are aware that smart homes exist. According to the article in, more than 1000 consumers were surveyed online. […]

Security Increased against Smart Home Hackers

An article in highlights how companies are exploring better ways to protect valuable data from connected services, for example from a smart home device. The article points out that the data transmitted by a smart thermostat may seem innocuous, but a lower temperature could signal that a house is empty, increasing the risk of […]

Smart Home Staging and How It Affects Both Sellers and Buyers

Staging a home to sell it is certainly nothing new and sellers are often advised by their real estate agent to carry out some simple upgrades, perhaps repainting a room or two, or renting some nice looking furniture. However these days  home staging is changing and according to an article in the Boston Globe, sellers […]

Intel Security Survey Shows Concern over Cyber Security

The “Internet of Things and the Smart Home” survey was carried out in July last year and the results were recently released. The survey polled individuals from nine different countries which were the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico, India, Germany, France, Canada, Brazil and Australia. The survey showed that over half of respondents may […]

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