Matter promises to fulfill the smart home vision

By Finn Boetius May 4, 2022

As the much-paraphrased quote goes: “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” Twentieth-century predictions for today’s smart home are a case in point. As recently as 1999, 'experts' predicted that by 2005 we would have articulated two-armed house cleaning robots that could tidy up the place as well as wield a vacuum cleaner. Fast forward to 2022, and the suggestion is as far-fetched as ever.

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Topics: smart home, Matter

Smarter cooking with connected appliances

By Vince Hagen April 13, 2022

The kitchen has long been the heart of the home and the lifeblood of the food and hospitality sector. Now, as wireless technology gives rise to the smart kitchen, amateur and professional chefs are eschewing traditional cooking methods for time-saving and quality-enhancing contemporary operations.

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Topics: smart home, Bluetooth Low Energy, Matter

Wireless protocols working together for the smart home

By Krzysztof Loska September 22, 2021

Evidently, a single wireless protocol will not reign over a widely adopted smart home sector. By combining the powers of leading protocols, innovative OEMs and technology companies can develop wireless products and services that "just work."

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Topics: smart home, thread, Matter

Apple releases HomeKit with Thread networking protocol

By Krzysztof Loska March 3, 2021

The newest Apple's HomeKit Accessory Protocol specification opens strategic and marketing opportunities for Nordic customers. Nordic SW and HW support the extended HomeKit with both Thread and Bluetooth LE options.

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Topics: homekit, smart home

Key collaboration fast-tracks smart home vision

By Pär Håkansson January 27, 2021

Promoted by the 150 companies forming the Zigbee Alliance, Project CHIP could play a pivotal role in invigorating the relatively young smart home sector.

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Topics: smart home, Project CHIP

Why We’re Excited For Connected Home Over IP

By Pär Håkansson January 29, 2020

 

The well-kept secret is out of the bag: Connected Home over IP (CHIP) promises interoperability for smart home devices. We take a look at what this means for Nordic customers and other embedded developers.

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Topics: smart home

Senic: Natural Control For IoT Devices

By Esten Jacobsen September 11, 2019

In a technological landscape where interconnected things are designed to be controlled with smartphone or tablet apps, Senic have created a natural way to interface with IoT devices in your home.

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Topics: smart home

Apple Goes All-In On HomeKit Privacy

By John Leonard July 31, 2019

With some recent surprise announcements, Apple is positioning itself as the smart home platform for privacy-conscious consumers. Here’s what you need to know as an IoT developer.

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Topics: homekit, home automation, smart home

Smart Home Connectivity Options

By Eirik Midttun May 9, 2018

As new smart home products continue hit the market, wireless protocols are competing to become the option of choice among IoT engineers and application developers. But which one should you choose for your project?

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Topics: wireless technologies, smart home

The Spy Inside the Smart Home

By Get Connected Blog April 4, 2018

Is the smart home ready for mass consumption? One researcher wasn’t so sure when setting out to find out what data is going where in her connected apartment.

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Topics: smart home

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