connected home

A very personalized Halloween

Written by Jen Clark | October 31, 2017 | Blog

Over the past few years, tech tinkerers have raised many a shudder with home-made connected devices designed to spook unwary visitors. You can create a connected pumpkin patch with little more than an Arduino and some motion sensors, if you know what you’re doing. And thanks to the rise of home automation devices, even relative technophobes can more

Connected homes: are we there yet?

Written by Jen Clark | August 1, 2017 | Commentary / Opinion

Smart homes are the new black. Or so the home appliance market would have us believe. Smart fridges, smart security systems, smart TVs, smart thermostats – they’re all here to stay, and they’re breeding like rabbits. But does a hefty number of connected devices make for a truly connected home? What are the barriers to more

IBM at Smart Summit 2017

Written by Jen Clark | July 31, 2017 | Conferences

On the 19th – 20th September 2017, the Business Design Centre in London becomes home to some of the world’s top players in IoT. We’ll be at Smart Summit 2017 to share the Watson IoT Platform’s revolutionary potential with over 180 visionary speakers, 60 exhibitors and 1,500 attendees. About Smart Summit Smart Summit is a two-day conference more

It’s easy to take Watson IoT home

Written by Karen Lewis | March 22, 2017 | Buildings

Are you interacting with your home as a person? By 2022, 500 smart devices will be present in a typical family home. [1] Interacting with a machine can be very human and personal. When you interact with a smart home, you are interacting with something that can detect your moods, is capable of looking out more