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Internet of Things to Tip $1 Trillion by 2020

Internet of Things to Tip $1 Trillion by 2020

Internet of Things to Tip $1 Trillion by 2020 Global spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will grow 14.6 percent in 2018, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp. (IDC), to hit $772.5 billion. The category will more or less maintain that upward trajectory throughout the prediction period, averaging a 14.4 percent compound annual […]

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Smart home devices could save energy and help seniors age in place

Smart home devices could save energy and help seniors age in place

Smart home devices could save energy and help seniors age in place The smart grid-enabled switches can be used to control home energy use and manage a fleet of gadgets, including thermostats and appliances. An Illinois initiative is exploring how the devices could also improve life for seniors and provide more independence to people with […]

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5 Ways Technology Can Transform Your Home in 2018

5 Ways Technology Can Transform Your Home in 2018

There’s no doubting that technology has changed the way we live. Let’s face it – when was the last time you got through the day without checking your smartphone at least twenty times? Although technology has its downsides (like how self-service supermarket checkouts are making older people lonelier, and how children are being exposed to inappropriate content on sites like […]

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