Today’s smart appliances are leveraging innovative sensor technologies to evaluate appliance task status, anticipate needs, and automate the next step with little or no human interaction. Sensors for temperature, moisture, voice control, energy consumption, malfunctions, filter status, and accessing cooking or washing instructions are just a few of the ways smart appliances can make consumers’ lives easier. Read More
On Demand This discussion focuses on how disruptive technology is changing the history of air handling, examines how to operate at peak efficiency, and assesses the impact of energy efficiency and future regulations.
The path to creating successful connected products is littered with road kill. Many industry-leading manufacturers struggle with getting their discrete products connected and creating meaningful solutions. Without deep insight into all the potential pitfalls of launching connected products for the IoT, manufacturers are likely to make critical mistakes. Join us for this webinar and learn how to avoid common mistakes that can be extremely costly in money, time, and frustration, take a smoother path to your connected product, and prevent a “Fire, Aim, Ready” approach and position your connected products in the marketplace for success Read More
Now On Demand Appliances are unique in that interoperability may drive more value that stand-alone capabilities. By considering the appliance as part of an overall process in which the product is used, more comprehensive or whole product solutions can be developed.
Now On Demand This session assesses support service models that address current challenges and align customer experiences with expectations. Panelists also discuss new opportunities for service providers to holistically manage the consumer experience.
Now On Demand! Using voice as a device and application interface enables customers to interact with smart home devices in a more intuitive way and indicates the beginning of the post-app era of consumer engagement. But what are the limits, if any, to a product that provides hands-free interface to the smart home, voice-controlled search, and now voice-controlled banking?
Now On Demand-Panelists discuss consumer engagement and expectations in the smart home and business models in BYOD and did-it-for-me (DIFM) solutions that extend the roles of manufacturers and service providers.
Now On Demand The arrival of the Internet of Things provides new and potentially disruptive market opportunities for manufacturers. Today’s smart home is one that is characterized by a number of different connected products that aim to bring simplicity to our lives through the control and automation of home systems like lighting and HVAC. Despite the obvious convenience that these products deliver, traditional product manufacturers are struggling to define additional value propositions and, more importantly, the new business models that will monetize these new offerings.