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Why Cellular vs Wi-Fi

HomeClub Specialty Products, why Cellular vs. Wi-Fi Senteri’s proprietary HomeClub wireless sensor system utilizes a cellular Hub vs Wi-Fi. This design specification was required by our first insurance carrier partner that insisted on a cellular system with a backup battery primarily to ensure that the HomeClub Hub continues to work when power is lost to the property. It is during power-outage situations that it is often most important to keep tabs on the property and understand to the extent possible what is or has happened. The HomeClub Hub itself, since it is plugged into a power outlet, is able to monitor power status of the property and report when power is lost and when it is restored to the property. This is valuable knowledge for residents and property managers. The HomeClub Hub also monitors temperature so conveniently reports on indoor and outdoor temperature along with power status of the property thus providing baseline value to the consumer. Some other benefits of cellular vs. Wi-Fi include:

By | July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Smart Home Survey Jan 2016

The year 2020 has long been a benchmark for when the smart home will finally be mainstream, but according to the results of the Smart Home Marketplace Survey from Coldwell Banker Real Estate, that time may come sooner than we originally thought. The survey polled more than 4,000 U.S. adults in advance of CES 2016, revealing that homeowners are willing to pay extra to “smart stage” their home as well as what Americans think when they hear “smart home.”

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By | January 19th, 2016|Categories: WhitePaper|0 Comments

2015 State of The Smart Home Report

In the spring of 2015 Icontrol Networks surveyed 1,600 consumers (1,000 from the United States and 600 from Canada) for our second annual State of the Smart Home report. Our inaugural report last year offered an honest look at drivers and barriers to smart home adoption. The 2015 report shows changes to these adoption indicators and examines consumers’ attitudes towards the smart home, their levels of intent to purchase connected devices, and their desires and concerns about owning ‘connected’ technology.

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By | May 9th, 2015|Categories: WhitePaper|0 Comments

IoT Market Size March 2015

This report is aimed at IoT professionals who are looking for a detailed understanding of the Internet of Things market, segments, and forecasts Executive summary 1. General market forecast (devices): For every person living on earth, there will be at least 2, maybe even 6 connected “things” by 2020 2. General market forecast (revenue): Revenue opportunities for companies are larger than combined revenues of Apple, Google, and Facebook today. 3. General market forecast (economic impact): IoT value to surpass the economic output of Germany within the next 10 years 4. Segment-specific forecasts: Manufacturing and healthcare the biggest opportunities 5. Segment-specific surveys: Oil&Gas and home automation stand out

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By | March 9th, 2015|Categories: WhitePaper|0 Comments