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Report: 27% Of US Homeowners Have Purchased An IoT Device

Report: 27% Of US Homeowners Have Purchased An IoT Device

Approximately 27 percent of all homeowners in the United States have already purchased at least one Internet of Things (IoT) device, a recent study conducted by home automation firm Wink found, as reported by ReadWrite. The company’s latest Smart Home Index report suggests that the adoption of IoT products and services in the country is on […]

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If you stop to think about it, we are actually living in the era of “The Jetsons.”

If you stop to think about it, we are actually living in the era of “The Jetsons.”

If you stop to think about it, we are actually living in the era of “The Jetsons.” What years ago seemed possible only in the distant and fictional future is actually happening now. Smart technology is enabling us to control our homes with a touch of the finger, and it’s becoming increasingly affordable and accessible […]

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Smash Toast Among Select Companies to Pitch at Innovate Springfield (iSPI)

Smash Toast Among Select Companies to Pitch at Innovate Springfield (iSPI)

Smash Toast CEO, Barnabas Helmy, was among the three select, up-an-coming companies to pitch at the Innovate Springfield (iSPI) incubator to central Illinois investors on March 30, 2017. SmashToast was founded by CEO Barnabas Helmy and Andrew Brown in March, 2014 as the result of the evolution of successful projects together.  Their diverse skill set combined […]

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Why 2017 will finally be the year of the smart home: Consumers figure it out

Why 2017 will finally be the year of the smart home: Consumers figure it out

There are tons of high-tech gadgets to make homes “smarter” today, but homeowners are not asking for them as much as you might think. Full home automation is not high on the average house hunter’s priority list. That may be about to change. The trouble so far has been the technology itself: Consumers aren’t sure […]

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