While Alexa is useful alone — if you need urgent questions answered or want to place an Amazon order — there’s a whole world of opportunities if you pair it with a compatible device or two.Amazon’s smart plug is one of the best, because it’s affordable, guaranteed to work, and, well, just look at how cute it is!If you want your TV to power off while you’re asleep, Amazon’s Smart Plug can help.These bulbs are easy to set up and can be controlled using Alexa or through a smartphone app.The Philips Hue bulbs support routines like the Amazon smart plug, while adjusting the brightness settings is just a matter of yelling: “Alexa, dim the bedroom lights” or something similar.We recommend the starter kit as your first purchase, which comes with two (or four) white bulbs and the hub for voice control.
IoT Monetization Market Global Market – Overview:Global IoT monetization market was valued at USD 42.40 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach USD 542.84 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 52.95% during the forecast period.The major factor that drives the growth of IoT Monetization market is increasing smartphone users, growing advancement in cloud-based technology, and growing emergence of smart appliances which is useful in building smart cities & offices among others.Moreover, rise in number of smart city and smart lighting projects are expected to provide lucrative growth opportunities to the market.As IoT adoption continues to increase over the forecast years, new opportunities will enable companies to track and measure customers usage pattern of IoT products and services.Companies looking to generate revenue from IoT will need to transform the information from smart, connected products into services by offering the entire product as a service, or using the product’s data stream to engage customers with additional services.Get Sample of Report @ https://www.marketresearchfuture.com/sample_request/1998IoT monetization is defined as the process of generating revenue from the IoT-enabled products such as smart home, smart appliances, smartphones, smart cameras & others.For instance, automotive leader Audi AG generates revenue from its IoT-based solution Audi Connect.
Global Visible Light Communication (Li Fi ) Market is expected to grow exponentially by 2022, at will show a significant growth in CAGR betweenn 2016 and 2022.The raising demand of the retails based indoor positioning market due to high traffic and better illumination has paved the way for the growth of the visible light communication market.The increasing demand by retailer to send instant offers to customers in the form of messages to enhance their shopping experience has also anticipated to boost the overall VLC market.Key players:The prominent players in the Visible Light Communication Market are fSONA (Canada), General Electric Company (US), Casio Computer Co., Ltd (Japan), Toshiba Corporation (Japan), Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (South Korea), Nitto Denko Corporation (Japan), NEC Corporation (Japan), Fujitsu Ltd. (Japan), Qualcomm, Inc. (U.S.), Panasonic Corporation (Japan) among others are profiled in Market Research Future analysis and are at the forefront of competition in the Visible Light Communication Market.Request a Sample Report @ https://www.marketresearchfuture.com/sample_request/2559Visible Light Communication Market Global Market - OverviewVisible light communication (VLC) is a wireless communication method which uses light fidelity (Li-Fi) technology, to transmit data.Radio frequency has limited spectrum and hence has a lot of data congestion.With the increasing demand for smart building concept requiring LED lights, the demand for VLC will increase.
Marwan Bin Dalmook, SVP ICT Solutions & Smart City Operations from Du spoke to the 5G MENA team ahead of his session at the event.Marwan talks about his innovative projects and shares his expertise on how blockchain, 5G & IoT will enable smarter cities.I am responsible for the ICT Solutions & Smart City Operations at Du.As the leadership of the UAE is always at the forefront of technological advancements, we also at Du are positioned extremely well as a leader in the adoption of 5G and a host of other emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Smart Cities and IoT.Du has been playing a pivotal role in the digital transformation space; delivering managed service-centric ICT solutions to Government entities and Large Enterprises.Du is committed to achieving excellence in improving the lives of the people of the UAE, and henceforth, 5G will be the catalyst of digital transformation with its ultra-high-speed wireless broadband services, with which, UAE and Du’s strategic initiatives are facilitated.
According to the new market research report "Ambient Lighting Market by Offering (Hardware, and Software & Services), Type (Surface-Mounted Lights, Strip Lights, Track Lights, Recessed Lights, and Suspended Lights), End User, and Region - Global Forecast to 2023", is expected to be valued at USD 96.09 Billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 10.71% between 2017 and 2023.The growth of the ambient lighting market can be attributed to the rising awareness about energy-efficient lighting solutions and stringent government regulations pertaining to the implementation of energy-efficient lighting sources.Residential sector to hold the largest share of the ambient lighting market between 2017 and 2023The residential sector is expected to hold the largest share of the ambient lighting market between 2017 and 2023.These units help in controlling multiple lights from single point of source.The control systems are usually integrated with trending technologies such as IoT; this makes their operations more effective.APAC to hold the largest share of the ambient lighting market by 2023Asia Pacific is expected to hold the largest share of the ambient lighting market by 2023.
A group of researchers at the Higher Technical School of Architecture at the University of Seville have developed a predictive method for quantifying, by means of simulations of new dynamic metrics, the potential energy and economic saving that using smart lighting control systems brings.These smart systems are tremendously effective for saving energy, and are also very easy to install.Apart from in very particular situations, such as in rooms with little natural light or in very small rooms, the cost of installation of smart systems pays for itself in less than three years."To support this idea, we can look at the example, thinking of a conventional premises or office of 80 square metres - in the context of the climate conditions in Spain and that country's energy costs -of a smart system, made up of a lighting voltage regulator controlled by a photosensitive cell pays for itself in less than a year and can generate a saving in electricity costs of more than €4000 over 10 years.Also, this example supposes that the office uses very efficient LED lighting.If the office had halogen or fluorescent lighting, the saving in electricity costs would be even higher, between three and ten times so", explains the University of Seville teacher Ignacio J. Acosta.
Smart lighting and sleep improvement gadgets were two of the hottest categories at CES 2019 in Las Vegas earlier this month.Casper, the Wave mattress innovator, introduced the Casper Glow, a smart light designed to help you establish healthy sleep patterns.According to Casper, which bases its reputation on healthy sleep products, the Casper Glow’s warm lighting impacts mood and our ability to relax.The Casper Glow has a warm, dimmable 2,700K LED lamp that supports your sleep-wake cycles on both ends.You can set the Glow to fade gradually when you go to sleep.The default fade timespan is 45 minutes but you can change the duration with the free Casper app, available for iOS and Android mobile devices.
The term “smart lighting” is bandied about frequently to attract people who want to control the lights in their homes by means other than flipping manual switches.Most smart lights connect to home Wi-Fi networks, either directly or via hubs, after which owners can control and manage the lights with mobile apps or, increasingly, with voice commands issued to Amazon Echo or Google Home devices.Lighting control startup Orro today introduced the Orro Switch, which the company promises is “the world’s most advanced responsive and adaptive home lighting system.”According to the manufacturer, the Orro Switch has an onboard microprocessor and an array of sensors.The exact details aren’t yet available, but the basic idea is the switch detects movement and presence and learns how you use light in your home.Just because you are sitting still in a room, binge-watching, for example, Orro won’t assume you have left and turn off the lights just because it doesn’t detect movement.
Global General Lighting Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023 Provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments.Global General Lighting Market 2018-2023The lighting industry includes general lighting, automotive lighting, and backlighting.This report categorizes the market based on manufacturers, regions, type and application.Request a Sample of this Report @ http://www.orbisresearch.com/contacts/request-sample/2398581                                                                                               One trend in the market is growing number of households and urbanization.The rapid urbanization worldwide, particularly in emerging economies, is leading to the increasing demand for lighting devices from a growing number of households.This is mainly because of the declining ASP of chips and components used in the manufacturing process of LED devices.The decline in the manufacturing cost of LEDs is leading to a decrease in the initial installation cost of LED lamps and fixtures.One challenge in the market is high average cost per LED fixture.In addition, consumers who install smart lighting fixtures require a huge amount of money for the Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure.The worldwide market for General Lighting is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly xx% over the next five years, will reach xx million US$ in 2023, from xx million US$ in 2017, according to a new GIR (Global Info Research) study.Browse the Full Report @ https://www.orbisresearch.com/reports/index/global-general-lighting-market-2018-by-manufacturers-regions-type-and-application-forecast-to-2023     This report covers Analysis of Global General Lighting Market Segment by ManufacturersAcuity BrandsCreeEatonGeneral ElectricKoninklijke PhilipsOsramPanasonicGlobal General Lighting Market Segment by regional analysis covers North America (USA, Canada and Mexico) Europe (Germany, France, UK, Russia and Italy) Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia) South America (Brazil, Argentina, Columbia etc.
Not only can they save cooking time, they can also replace a half-dozen other kitchen appliances, including the slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice maker, air fryer, and more.For busy families and Sunday meal peppers alike, pre-programmed recipes and digital cooking options make it possible to cook, bake, steam, roast, sauté, and stew with just the touch of a button.Read on for a collection of Instant Pot alternatives for those of us with limited time, budget, or cooking experience.In the 1970s, Crock-Pot became synonymous with slow cookers for enabling even the most amateur cooks to prepare delicious meals with minimal prep time.The Crock-Pot Express Crock Multi-Cooker offers four cooking methods, with the addition of pressure cooking, sautéing or browning, and steaming capabilities to its tried-tested-and-true slow cooker functionality — all in one little package.The multi-cooker includes a digital timer that will allow you to pre-set cooking times, perfect for busy families on the go.
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In 2018, the global IoT at Workplace market size was million US$ and it is expected to reach million US$ by the end of 2025, with a CAGR of during 2019–2025.This report focuses on the global IoT at Workplace status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players.The study objectives are to present the IoT at Workplace development in United States, Europe and China.Get Sample Copy of this Report@ https://www.orbisresearch.com/contacts/request-sample/2473789The key players covered in this study:· ABB Ltd· Honeywell International· Johnson Controls· Cisco Systems· Schneider Electric· Siemens AG· Koninklijke Philips N.V· Lutron Electronics· Telkom SA· Crestron ElectronicsMarket segment by Type, the product can be split into:· Smart Lighting· Security & Access Control· Energy Management Systems (EMS)· HVAC Control Systems· Audio-Video Conferencing Systems· OtherMarket segment by Application, split into:· Commercial Application· Industrial Application· OtherThe study objectives of this report are: To analyze global IoT at Workplace status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players.To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their development plan and strategies.To define, describe and forecast the market by product type, market and key regions.Make an Inquiry before Buying this Report@ https://www.orbisresearch.com/contacts/enquiry-before-buying/2473789Key Points from TOC:Chapter One: Report OverviewChapter Two: Global Growth TrendsChapter Three: Market Share by Key PlayersChapter Four: Breakdown Data by Type and ApplicationChapter Five: United StatesChapter Six: EuropeChapter Seven: ChinaChapter Eight: JapanChapter Nine: Southeast AsiaChapter Ten: IndiaChapter Eleven: Central & South AmericaChapter Twelve: International Players Profiles12.1 ABB Ltd12.1.1 ABB Ltd Company Details12.1.2 Company Description and Business Overview12.1.3 IoT at Workplace Introduction12.1.4 ABB Ltd Revenue in IoT at Workplace Business (2014–2019)12.1.5 ABB Ltd Recent Development12.2 Honeywell International12.2.1 Honeywell International Company Details12.2.2 Company Description and Business Overview12.2.3 IoT at Workplace Introduction12.2.4 Honeywell International Revenue in IoT at Workplace Business (2014–2019)12.2.5 Honeywell International Recent Development12.3 Johnson Controls12.3.1 Johnson Controls Company Details12.3.2 Company Description and Business Overview12.3.3 IoT at Workplace Introduction12.3.4 Johnson Controls Revenue in IoT at Workplace Business (2014–2019)12.3.5 Johnson Controls Recent DevelopmentContinued…Chapter Thirteen: Market Forecast 2019–2025Chapter Fourteen: Analyst’s Viewpoints/ConclusionsChapter Fifteen: AppendixGet More Information about this Report@ https://www.orbisresearch.com/reports/index/global-iot-at-workplace-market-size-status-and-forecast-2019-2025(Note: If you have any special requirements, please let us know and we will offer you the report as you want.)About Us:Orbis Research (orbisresearch.com) is a single point aid for all your market research requirements.
The ability to manage smart lighting remotely also adds to your home security.Whether you’re just starting to set up a smart home or want to add more smart lights to work with your existing configuration, with these deals you can save as much as $20.After you connect TP-Link’s KB130 A19 Smart Light Bulb to your home Wi-Fi, you can manage it remotely with the free Kasa mobile app or control it with voice commands with your Google Home or Amazon Echo devices.You can control the bulb’s color, brightness, and appearance from soft to daylight to set the mood with a single light or as part of a full lighting scene.Normally priced at $45, the TP-Link’s 60-watt color LED bulb is cut deeply to $30 for this sale.Smart white LED bulbs distributed throughout your home give you control of every room.
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While Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant carry on their race for connected-home supremacy, device manufacturers continue to launch smart products for every area in the house and yard.As we saw at CES 2019, most new digital home devices support both Alexa and Google Assistant.Near universal connectivity is the theme of Legrand’s new Smart Lighting Radiant collection of smart switches, dimmers, outlets, and plugs.Despite the name, there are no lights in Legrand’s Smart Lighting product list.Legrand focuses on electrical and network infrastructure and the Radiant collection products connect and manage a wide range of lights and small household appliances.The Legrand connectivity menu isn’t exhaustive.
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Home furniture giant Ikea has steadily been getting into the smart home market, introducing products like smart lighting, Bluetooth speakers, and the latest being smart window blinds.The company also announced just over a year ago that it was teaming up with speaker company Sonos to develop ways to combine music and audio devices with furniture, and they’ve finally revealed that their collaborative products will be launching in August.Dubbed the Symfonisk line of smart speakers, the devices will be fully compatible with Sonos’ existing products, as well as Ikea’s Home Smart line of products, which includes power outlets, lights, and window shades.A promotional video released with the announcement mentions that goal of the collaboration was to combine Sonos’ “sound expertise” with Ikea’s “home furnishing knowledge.”Unfortunately there’s no details on what the final Symfonisk products are or will even look like.Ikea says more information will be coming later this year, but their promo video makes direct mention of speakers being hidden within furniture.
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A smart home should have smart lighting.The Revogi smart USB light strip can reflect a mood, add some swagger to a room, or even visualize music in an array of color.The colors and effects of the Revogi light strip are instantly adjustable through the app or voice command.The light strip can produce 16 million different colors, and you can bend or even cut to your preferred shape.It’s ideal for adding some ambient back-lighting to your entertainment center or to strike the right atmosphere for visitors.You can even get a strobe effect going if your get-together snowballs into a rave.
Whether it’s controlling your household lights, operating a smart lock, or rolling a digital die (try it yourself with “Hey Google, roll a die.”), the Google Home has you covered.Note: These products should all work with the Google Home Mini, Max, and Hub too, if you have one of those versions of the smart speaker.This comes in three versions, the regular model and its 4K counterpart (Chromecast Ultra) for TV, and the Chromecast Audio for speakers.If you own a Google Home and are looking for a low-cost way to improve another part of your home setup, these are a must.This will allow you to search for movies, TV shows, and actors; browse and cast content from Chromecast-enabled apps like YouTube; play, pause, and change the volume of music you’re streaming; and more, all with the power of your voice.It comes with a couple of compromises, but they’re small caveats to save the $80 between it and its bigger brother.
Who, specifically, is this gadget a good fit for?Consider Philips Hue, long thought of as an expensive option in smart lighting.That's certainly true if you want every light in your home to change colors, but if you're just looking for a modest setup with a few, non-color-changing bulbs, the buy-in is much more manageable.As of writing this, a four-bulb Philips Hue White starter kit with the mandatory Hue Bridge costs $90 on Amazon.Other smart lighting products from Sengled, Sylvania, TP-Link Kasa and the Anker-owned Eufy brand of smart home gadgets are all well-reviewed, well-connected and well-priced.GE's stepping on the smart lighting gas this year with a greatly expanded lineup of budget-friendly C by GE smart lights and switches, all of which will work directly with Google Assistant.
The Google Home Mini prices and Amazon Echo Dot deals went to war late last year to earn a place under as many Christmas trees as possible.When one goes on sale, the other isn't far behind, which is fantastic news for buyers.Today's deal sees both of these excellent smart speakers offer bundles that will save you £40 when buying a pair.So instead of paying £49.99 for just the one, you can get two for just £59.The Home Mini deal expires today, so we imagine the Amazon one isn't far behind it too.Two Google Home Minis for £59 at Currys
While wandering around the show floor at CES 2019 I noticed something new in smart home security -- cameras that replace your door's peephole, or hang over the top of your door (if you don't have a peephole).Ring's Door View Cam and the Brinno Duo Smart Peephole DoorCam replace your door's peephole; the Remo+ DoorCam 2 hangs over the top of your door.The idea, of course, is that you don't have to deal with electrical wiring or damaging your doorframe with a power tool.Anyone can buy these devices, but it makes the most sense for folks living in apartments and any other rental properties with cranky landlords who have rules about installing devices.It will hit stores "later this year," according to Ring, and they're designed to work with other Ring products.On the inside of the door you can still look through the peephole, but you can also get alerts on your phone whenever someone ring's the bell or if activity is detected within range of the camera's motion sensor.
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Google said it expects its Assistant to be installed on a billion devices soon, and Amazon recently announced that more than 100 million devices with Alexa have been sold.So Amazon’s number isn’t a billion (it isn’t on millions of Android phones, after all), but support for Alexa continues to be built into more and more products, thanks in part to the Alexa Gadgets Toolkit launch last year, which gives developers APIs and technical documentation to make gadgets that can pair up with an Alexa device.Ahead, some of the more intriguing Alexa-enabled products spotted at CES 2019.LG’s futuristic rollable TV is coming to market, with a refined base station and a 100-watt Dolby Atmos speaker.Support for Alexa voice controls are also being added along with AirPlay 2.LG says it will be priced at a premium level.
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