Do We Want Yet Another App For Home Automation?

With less hassle in getting everyday tasks done, improved efficiency, and the lure of reduced energy costs, home automation has much to recommend it. Yet with the growing popularity of smart homes and the resulting expansion of the Internet of Things or IoT that supports it, there has also come a proliferation of systems for …

From Smart To Helpful – The Next Generation Connected Home

“No one asked for smartness, for the smart home.” That’s the head of Google’s smart home products explaining the company’s decision to focus on delivering a helpful home that provides actual benefits rather than a smart home that showcases technology. This is key; the next generation connected home must provide convenience and actual benefit. Smart home, …