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There’s a huge investment opportunity in the smart home, Barclays says

There’s a huge investment opportunity in the smart home, Barclays says

Jessica Peterson | Getty You might want to think about investing in companies working to make our homes smarter, according to Barclays. Manav Patnaik, an analyst at Barclays, said in a note to investors on Tuesday that the connected home “could represent one of the most significant investment opportunities over the next several years.” Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft are […]

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The Hidden Benefits of Installing Smart Home Automation

The Hidden Benefits of Installing Smart Home Automation

By only using lights, AV equipment, and other technology when needed, such systems conserve energy, which of course, reveals another hidden benefit. That home automation is fast becoming an essential component of your average, luxury property is hardly groundbreaking news. Inspired by the growth of smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home, sales of […]

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Why Smart Home Devices Are A Strong Growth Opportunity For Best Buy

  Recently, Best Buy announced that it is expanding space in 700 of its stores to better showcase Amazon’s Echo and Google Home devices and their interaction with smart home technology. Smart home technology is likely to be a key growth driver for Best Buy in the next few years. According to Zion Market Research, the global smart home […]

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How IoT & smart home automation will change the way we live

How IoT & smart home automation will change the way we live

The Internet of Things is set to disrupt the way we live and work, but for now let’s focus on the “live” portion of that statement. Smart homes filled with connected products are loaded with possibilities to make our lives easier, more convenient, and more comfortable. Imagine that you’re driving home on a hot summer day. […]

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Designing an Invisible IoT

Designing an Invisible IoT

Designing an Invisible IoT By Rich Bira We talk a lot in the IoT industry about the interaction between product design and function—what does the device need to do and where will it live? For smart homes in particular, design isn’t just about the way a product looks and feels but about its usability in […]

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