Recent statistics have shown that Brits have shared nearly 20 million spare keys with neighbours, friends, family and trade professionals, and subsequently lost track of them!*
It’s clear that smart products are increasingly gaining popularity, but the majority of products on the market are targeted towards younger, tech-savvy consumers who are looking to purchase the most up to date technology. So, at this year’s CES, it was a surprise to see a new wave of smart tech products on offer – the introduction of ‘elderly tech’.
The doors have opened to this year’s CES (Consumer Electronic Show) – the world’s biggest technology show held in Las Vegas.
With Amazon’s recent announcement to create ‘cashier-free’ supermarkets in the near future, there has been a race for other companies to create an experience to rival the global online retailer.
Mercedes-Benz has released its concept for a smart headlight system called ‘Digital Light’, which automatically adjusts car lights depending on the traffic conditions and environment.
Open the door to your world with the new Yale Conexis™ L1 Smart Door Lock.
The Conexis™ L1 puts you fully in control of your door, allowing you to configure, control and unlock your door all from your smartphone via our secure Bluetooth low energy App.
Premium publisher of current affairs Raconteur has released its latest ‘smart technology and living report’ in conjunction with The Times.
How would you feel about a new piece of activewear that could actually charge your phone whilst you move?
The promotional video can be found on the Yale and B&Q website, as well as in selected B&Q stores across the country, showing the key user cases for Smart Living.
As of last week, the Yale Smart Living new point of sale is now available in selected B&Q stores across the country, including a new promotional video.
The full Smart Living range, includes the Yale’s Keyless Connected Smart Lock, Smart Home Alarm range, Home View Cameras and Smart CCTV systems.
The next stage of the smart technology movement is imminent in the form of the ‘smart car key’.
Automotive giant Toyota has announced a pilot launch in 2017 for a ‘Smart Key Box’ for its car models in the U.S.
They say all good things come in threes, and this rings true for Yale who has appeared on ITV for the third time this year!
As part of the ‘Get the Home of the Future, Today’ segment, Yale’s Home View camera was featured on ITV’s This Morning programme today (2nd November).
Today we are surrounded by smart technology and it has gradually become a major part of our everyday lives, but now we are beginning to see the technology industry evolving the very cities that we live in.
Yale will be exhibiting its range of smart home security products, including the new Conexis L1™ Smart Lock at Grand Designs Live, which runs from the 19th – 23th October at the NEC in Birmingham.
With the launch of the Amazon Echo in the UK last week, the smart home revolution seems to be coming to the forefront, with Google going head-to-head with the electronic giant hinting at a release for their Google Home device.
ISB Smart Solutions has recently developed a new app in the hope of making waste collection much more efficient through the use of smart technology.
Security specialist Yale will be exhibiting its range of smart locks, including its brand new Conexis L1™ Smart Lock, at this year’s Smart Summit London.
Israeli augmented reality company, Cimagine Media, has partnered with Shop Direct to bring homeowners an app that lets you see thousands of products in situ in your home.
According to recent research from Edelman Intelligence, travellers are more willing to make a reservation for short-term rentals if the property has smart home features and facilities.
We’re thrilled to have featured on ITV’s This Morning programme today (3rd August), which saw our Smart Living range of connected security products discussed as part of a summer home security segment.
Increasingly more and more companies are investing in smart home technology and developing devices that homeowners can control remotely for a more convenient and simpler lifestyle. But as the industry is still finding its feet, companies are experimenting with the way users integrate and control their devices.
MSC Cruises has partnered with Samsung to develop technology for the next generation of smart cruise ships, making the travelling experience increasingly intuitive for guests.
Tabitha Morton, Head of Integration for Yale Smart Living, talks to IFSEC Global on the ASSA ABLOY stand about the state of the smart home in 2016. Discussing the company’s journey from mechanical to digital security, Tabitha showcases some of the smart security devices on offer and outlines findings in Yale’s home automation market research.
Technology giant, Apple, has announced the launch of its new ‘Home’ app at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California.
The new app, titled ‘Home’, will roll out onto iOS 10 update on both phones and Apple watches this autumn, and will be a central place for controlling all smart home devices that are HomeKit certified (Apple’s wireless protocol for connecting devices).
Leading home security brand, Yale, part of ASSA ABLOY, is pioneering the emerging smart home market, with its Smart Living range of connected security devices.
Tabitha Morton, Head of Integration at Yale explains:
As the ‘Internet of Things’ and Smart Home automation begins to develop traction in the consumer market, electronic access to properties using smart locks is becoming an increasingly popular proposition for the residential industry.
Security specialist, Yale, is exhibiting its Smart Living range of connected products with its integration partner Samsung, at this year’s Ideal Home Show.
At IFSEC 2016 Yale’s connected locks, smart alarms and smart CCTV will be on show. In addition, Head of Integration for the organisation, Tabitha Morton, will take to the stage to present on future trends in smart buildings and home automation.
Watch the video below to find out more and catch Tabitha’s IFSEC presentation on 23rd June, 13:00 – 13:30 in the Smart Theatre.
A few weeks ago, the editor of Wareable, Paul Lamkin, embarked on the ambitious task of building a fully-fledged smart home from scratch – you can view the full article here. As part of his mission, he is writing a step-by-step diary reviewing his progress, unexpected complications, achievements, and advice for anyone thinking of doing the same.
ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, will be exhibiting its product breadth that comes from years of expertise in the industry. The groups leading brands, including Yale, will be on stand E1100 in Hall S7 at Excel, London, from 21-23 June.
Leading home retailer, John Lewis, has opened its first smart home experience on the fifth floor of its flagship Oxford Street store in London.
This weekend (31st March – 3rd April), Yale is exhibiting its range of smart security products at the Gadget Show Live.
Come and visit us on stand L128 in the LAB to see our Smart Living range, exclusive show deals and the chance to enter our exciting competition.
The Keyless smart lock is continuing to rank highly amongst gadget and technology experts, recently being listed in Wareables top ten smart locks of 2016.
A recent report, commissioned by TechNavio, has recognised Yale as one of the frontrunners in the global smart lock market. Other prominent companies listed include, August, UniKey, Mul-T-Lock, Haven, and Kwikset.
Security specialist Yale will be exhibiting its Smart Living range of connected products with its integration partner Samsung, at this year’s Gadget Show Live.
Credit card firm, MasterCard, is the latest multinational financial service to introduce biometric logins as an alternative to passwords when verifying IDs for online payments.
They say good things come in threes and this is certainly the case for Yale which won ‘Best Security Product of the Year’ for the third time in a row at last night’s DIY Week Awards.
Collectively, Skype users make more than three billion video and voice calls everyday*. So it is no wonder that Microsoft and Skype have developed a translation feature to allow people of different nationalities to freely converse with just the app between them.
Leading gadget and technology magazine, T3, have ranked the Keyfree Smart lock as the best smart lock product in the UK home automation market.
London will be partnering with a number of cities across Europe in a €25million smart technology trial that will explore how innovative technologies can improve the lives of urban residents.