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8 sensors to help you create a smart home

Written by Tamara Kulesa | December 15, 2016 | Home

Don’t let your wallet leak money when your home leaks water. Did you know that property damage, including theft accounts for 97.3% of home insurance claims? Property damage can disrupt your life through the forces of fire and lightning, wind and hail, or extreme weather events like hurricanes and tornadoes, or it can be water ...read more


The IoT and smart home security systems that revolutionised 2016

Written by Sophie Cullinane | December 1, 2016 | Home

IoT has had a significant impact on home security in 2016 more than ever. According to Google Trends, at it’s peak, over 75% more people searched for ‘smart home’ in 2016 than comparatively in 2015 worldwide. IoT for home innovation and security allows people to control their locks, lights, radios, heating and camera security all ...read more


Innovation begins at home: A connected home is a safer home

Written by Kevin Larsen | November 30, 2016 | Home

How to monitor your home environment from anywhere using Texas Instruments LaunchPad and Watson IoT Platform While it’s true that “home is where the heart is,” it’s also where the risk is for many people. There are numerous sources in the home which can negatively impact a homeowner’s safety or financial well-being. For example, a ...read more


What is the Internet of Things?

Written by Jen Clark | November 17, 2016 | Blog

There’s a lot of noise at the moment about the Internet of Things (or IoT) and its impact on everything from the way we travel and do our shopping to the way manufacturers keep track of inventory. But what is the Internet of Things? How does it work? And is it really that important? What ...read more


Keeping it clean: IoT enabled chore cheats

Written by Jen Clark | September 29, 2016 | Blog, Home

Personally, I’m a little over-the-top about cleaning. Over-flowing laundry baskets and grimy counters bug the hell out of me and spending time cleaning is a chore. But whether you’re a clean freak or would prefer to avoid the loathsome task altogether, here are a few IoT-enabled cheats to make life a little easier. The smart ...read more