“Alexa… Do I own a smart home?”

When I asked my echo dot, ‘what is a smart home?’ Alexa replied, “Smart home devices are connected to your WiFi and can be controlled with apps or automated. I can control some devices like light bulbs and switches.” Not…

Sensyqo environmental IoT: smart and healthy home

Air pollution is a significant environmental factor affecting human health and wellbeing globally. Pollutants contribute to lung disease as well as other chronic health conditions associated with toxins in the air.   While ambient (outdoor) air quality is regulated by…

Single-chip solution launched for large memory capacity and ultracompact package

Renesas Electronics has introduced the RX671 group of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), adding a new high performance, high functionality single-chip solution with touch sensing and voice recognition capabilities for contactless operation to the popular RX Family. Part of Renesas’ mainstream RX600…

Meet the technology that is building the smart cities of the future

Today’s smart cities are transforming the way we live, work and play. But far from being just a 21st-century gimmick, there are significant – even life-changing – advantages to the implementation of smart technology in cities around the world.  Matthew…

Smart robot vacuum cleaner features mopping capabilities and laser mapping

Smart home appliance manufacturer, Proscenic, has announced the availability of its new M8 3-in-1 smart robot vacuum cleaner that can both vacuum and mop floors simultaneously. Featuring precision laser mapping technology and large suction power, the M8 provides a cleaning…

Global smart meters market to reach $27.8bn by 2026

A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts has released its report titled ‘Smart Metres – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics’. The report presents fresh perspectives on opportunities and challenges in a significantly transformed post COVID-19 marketplace. A smart metre…

Celebrities invest in smart technology and home automation

While popular TV shows like Black Mirror and Ex Machina have shown just how smart our homes may be in the future, for the rich and famous, this is more of a reality, with many already living in high-tech homes. …

Tuya Smart and MTS Group collaborate to build a new smart home

Tuya Smart, a global IoT development platform, and MTS Group, an internationally active brand owner, has announced a new partnership to deepen cooperation in the field of smart home and to jointly create a healthy and comfortable living environment for…

How efficient filters are helping householders breathe clean air

COVID-19 has made people think about air purity. How is efficient filtration helping households to breathe fresh air? Air purification Manufacturers of air purifiers have reported considerable growth in sales in the wake of the pandemic. This has been driven…