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Parks Associates’  CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference  series is excited to announce  Midea  as an Event Sponsor. With more than 150,000 employees and presence in over 195 countries, including in the United States, Midea’s products touch the lives of millions of people and families through air treatment, refrigeration, laundry, small and large kitchen appliances, water appliances, floor care and lighting. The Midea brand’s promise...
Parks Associates’ research reveals that 20% of US broadband households report the COVID-19 pandemic has increased their interest in smart energy solutions that can help them manage their energy use, cost, and comfort. Energy management programs and smart energy solutions can deliver immediate cost benefits to consumers, but the energy industry has generally been unable to find solutions that trigger widespread engagement among their customer base. Utilities have tried different...
If you spent any time in the Sands Convention Center—part of CES 2018’s Tech West exhibition—you couldn’t miss the explosion of companies offering sleep solutions this year. From startups to established companies like Philips and Nokia, everyone wants to capture a piece of this market. Form factors on display include smart mattresses, sensor strips that slip underneath sheets, smart pillows, smart sensors that clip on pillows, smart sensors that clip on clothes, bed-side...
Content created by FIBARO FIBARO The Heat Controller is an innovative product which facilitates the management of household heating, providing users with eco energy-saving capabilities. The device will prove its usefulness in the upcoming winter months. It is easy to install and allows users to customize their heating preferences to their individual needs. The thermostatic head not only allows users to control heating individually in each room, but also measures the...
Jacob Nielson , Business Development Leader for Emerson, answers industry questions prior to speaking at Smart Energy Summit   in February: What are the biggest opportunities for the smart home industry to work with the electricity industry? There are major opportunities–especially now that some of the more energy-hungry industries are adopting smart technologies. For years upgraded lighting and upgraded HVAC systems have been the answer. Now the great...
 
by Emily Shedd | Jan. 26, 2015
Tags: Internet of Things, lighting, Smart Energy Summit, smart home
In the future, broadband can serve as more than just a medium for accessing internet content. Home control, energy management, home health services, and more are on the horizon for cable operators. The goal is to use the infrastructure already in place to accomplish new and creative goals and provide services that a consumer would desire to utilize. Several executives from industry leaders met at a session entitled Coming Down the Pipe: Emerging Businesses Powered by Broadband,...
 
by Parks Associates | Jun. 21, 2013
Tags: lighting, thermostat
Comcast , has launched a new product under the Xfinity Home umbrella of services called Xfinity Home Control. This product is for customers who want smart home solutions like video monitoring and the ability to either schedule or remotely access lighting and thermostat controls, but do not choose the professional security monitoring that is offered with other Xfinity Home services, which are now called Xfinity Home Secure. Xfinity Home Control provides customers with the...
 
Time Warner Cable’s home automation and security system, IntelligentHome , will appear in the cable operator’s Ohio and Wisconsin service areas this month and then New York City the next couple of months. After these launches, IntelligentHome will be deployed across all of the major markets in Time Warner Cable’s footprint. The company’s executives have said on earnings calls this year that the company planned on having IntelligentHome launches wrapped up by the end of...

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