Home automation as we know it has been around for two decades, but in 2013, it may finally come into its own, with analysts predicting a compound annual growth rate of as much as 45 percent. But what's driving the projected growth in home automation? And what could stop that growth in its tracks?
AT&T's (NYSE: T) recent launch of its Digital Life home control and monitoring service illustrates the telco's need to generate new wireline and wireless revenue streams. As noted by
Frontier (NYSE: FTR) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), which both serve the Rochester, N.Y. region, have separately made moves to offer home security services to their respective subscribers.
iControl, one of the emerging broadband home management players, has established a foothold in the European market through a partnership with Swisscom. Set to be launched in the Swiss market in 2012,
While most of the service provider attention around Smart Grids has centered on wireless and wireline telcos, the cable industry is just as keen on cashing in on the opportunity. Among the nearly 80
Companies that develop home energy management technologies and devices are beginning to see telephone companies as a major, largely-untapped market sector for their wares, according to a report from
Increasing advanced home networking infrastructures are giving rise to a multitude of new applications, including home energy management and home security. iControl is the latest company looking to