According to Smart Home Week, 57% of Brits now own at least one smart product, and with consumers expected to spend £10.8bn on smart home devices by the end of 2019, this is only set to grow as consumers look to technology to improve security and convenience within their homes.
By 2023, the average UK home is expected to contain 50 connected devices, with the market for smart home appliances expected to surge by 49.4% over the next five years.
The first day of 2019’s Connected Britain event has drawn to a close, and even after just a few panels and speaker sessions, some clear themes have emerged.
Global communication service providers (CSPs), who are expected to provide customers with continuous, uninterrupted service, are struggling to deal with an increasing number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
Declining prices, access to 5G and increased awareness of the benefits of home automation will see the smart home market triple in value over the next five years.
Despite international efforts to innovate in the internet of things (IoT) space, when it comes to the industrial IoT, China is set to take a dramatic lead, according to a report published by GlobalData.
At every stage of technological advancement, critics and commentators have endeavoured to predict its likely impact on society.
Today is IoT Day, where the tech industry takes stock of the state of the Internet of Things (IoT).
A key mining internet of things (IoT) partnership between technology giant IBM and leading equipment manufacturer Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is seeing IBM Watson IoT tackling mining safety.
The keyboard will become obsolete as voice technology takes over, with consumers increasingly turning to Alexa, Siri and Cortana to interact with their devices and appliances.
Plummeting cost-to-compute is making machine learning, (ML), artificial intelligence (AI) and internet of things (IoT) applications more accessible than ever.
Spending on the Internet of Things is expected to reach $745bn in 2019.
Telecoms giant Vodafone and semiconductor company Arm have entered a strategic agreement designed to reduce complexity and costs faced by organisations when implementing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.
The EU has recalled a smartwatch over concerns that a security flaw could let a malicious user locate children wearing the watch, highlighting the danger of manufacturers rushing internet-connected devices to market without paying due diligence to IoT security.
The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a world of internet-connected devices, from aircraft to fridges, and including cars and medical apparatus.
From bread making robots to a machine that folds your clothes for you, CES 2019 was not short of unusual smart home gadgets.
With the number of connected devices set to top 20 billion by 2023, their potential for transforming business is great.
Reports that the video feeds from Amazon-owned security camera Ring can be viewed by the company’s employees with just an email address have sparked deep privacy concerns.
IBM has announced a highly advanced weather forecasting system that can provide hourly weather updates to the entire planet for areas as small as 3 square kilometres.
Nokia has discovered a surge in the number of malware botnets within networks over the last two years.
The UK government has launched a voluntary Code of Practice for internet-connected devices.
The security of the Internet of Things (IoT) is a source of growing concern.
Known for inexpensive flat-pack home furnishings, IKEA’s forays into the tech world have, until recently, been limited.
Some 127m smart home units are expected to be sold in the United States in 2018, with the global smart home market expected to be worth $53.5bn by 2022 according to Zion Market Research.
Out-of-fashion smartphone brand BlackBerry is seeking to reinvent itself as a provider of security solutions in a hyper-connected world with the launch of BlackBerry Spark.
LiFi, the wireless internet technology that sees data transmitted through light, has been deployed in a school for the first time.
Intelligent buildings will be a prominent part of the future of architecture, according to acclaimed architect Chris Wilkinson, founder of leading practice WilkinsonEyre.
The UK’s first smart home insurance provider Neos is launching nationwide today in an attempt to change how insurance works.