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Xiaomi launches new smart home products and action camera at MWC 2015


Xiaomi, one of the few Chinese smartphone companies that have managed to gain international praise for their cheap, yet high-end smartphones, is not just a company that makes phones. Xiaomi demonstrated that today at the MWC 2015 show, where it showed off new smart home products, created around Marvell’s new chipset designed specifically for IoT. The motto of Marvell is ...

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Smart hotel Hub lets you control the room with your smartphone


Hub by Premier Inn is a smart hotel that will allow you to control your room with your smartphone, to be opened in London later this year. The smart hotel will aim to attract customers who love smart homes and their smartphones as well, letting them control everything from lighting to temperature in their rooms. Rooms in the Hub smart ...

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Microsoft partners with insurance company to provide home automation


Microsoft Ventures is launching an accelerator for startups to develop home automation technologies and they’re doing it in partnership with the American Family Insurance company. They are offering a $25.000 equity for each startup, which is definitely an interesting decision by them. This seems like a way for Microsoft to make an insurance company feel important and feel like they ...

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Apple is preparing a smart home software platform


According to a report, Apple is planing to make an entrance in the connected smart house area. The company plans to make a platform that would allow their iOS devices to control their smart home devices. For instance, using an iPhone to control the lights or the security system are only some of the thing you can do with a connected ...

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