Smart Archive

27 Mar 2014

New Samsung connected LED bulbs can brighten your smart home

Make room for another connected light bulb vendor: Samsung is moving in. The company announced a new line of LED bulbs on Thursday that will launch at next week’s Light + Building 2014 trade show in Frankfurt.
21 Mar 2014

Fraunhofer selects Bi-Direx energy storage inverter for smart grid energy storage research

Eguana Technologies, a manufacturer of high performance power electronics for smart grid energy storage announced that the Smart Grid Research Group of Germany’s prestigious Fraunhofer Institute has selected Eguana’s Bi-Direx inverter as the control platform to be
19 Mar 2014

How machine learning is taking over to make enterprise search smart

Claiming it will make finding business documents as easy and as accurate as using Google, a startup called Highspot launched on Tuesday. In fact, Highspot’s technology relies heavily on Google-like machine learning and graph analysis techniques to
14 Mar 2014

Sponsored post: Creating the ultimate smart home

Connected home products with specific use cases like learning thermostats, wireless lights and smart locks are proliferating the market to make people’s lives easier and more efficient. But, it is still the Wild West in terms of
7 Mar 2014

Rollable displays and smart plasters inch closer as researchers claim transistor breakthrough

Philips and researchers from the University in Surrey have made what they claim is a serious breakthrough in creating reliable flexible electronics. This may help fix a sticking point in the development of bendy and rollable gadgets,
23 Feb 2014

Samsung unveils a pair of new Gear smart watches, both powered by Tizen

The rumors are true. Samsung is ditching Android in the next version of its Gear smart swatch, replacing it with Tizen, and instead of seeing one new Gear we’re actually getting to two. Samsung confirmed the moves
12 Feb 2014

Smart Cities

Two events I attended this month brought home the importance of cities as centers of solutions for urban sustainability and climate change. In the absence of a global agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, cities around the
22 Jan 2014

Lightway Solar announces launch of smart module line optimised by Tigo Energy

Lightway, a world-leading, vertically integrated solar company, announced that its new LWSS Smart Module line will use technology from Tigo Energy and is shipping immediately. CTBR – News
20 Jan 2014

Production Smart Bicycle Debuts at NAIAS

One of the more pleasant surprises of the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) was the introduction of the Smart bicycle. In short, it’s a pedal/electric bicycle made from high-quality components that Mercedes’ Smart brand will
13 Jan 2014

Enphase Energy and Nexia Home Intelligence collaborate on evolving smart home energy monitoring

Enphase Energy and Ingersoll-Rand Nexia Intelligence, are working together to evolve smart home energy monitoring offered by Nexia Home Intelligence, a brand of Ingersoll Rand and leader in home intelligence and automation. CTBR – News