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ELEKTRO 2/2019 was released on February 13th 2019. Its digital version will be available on March 11th 2019.

Topic: Electrical appliances – switching, protective, signalling and special

Main Article
Advanced power converter topology
Smart Cities (part 7)

SVĚTLO (Light) 1/2019 was released on February 4th 2019. Its digital version will be available on March 5th 2019.

Fairs and exhibitions
Invitation at LIGHT IN ARCHITECTURE exhibition
Prolight + Sound 2019: keep up with time
The light at For Arch 2018 fair

Public lighting
Lights of towns and communities 2018 – the meeting at the round table

Apps and devices transforming to make way for digital homes

20.05.2016 | Impactlab | www.impactlab.net

It is not uncommon for a household to have 15 or more devices connected to the internet. Usually devices consist of tablets computers and smart tvs, but when do air conditioners and washing machines get added to the list.

A new report by technology research firm Telsyte shows in five years’ time the number of devices connected to the internet in the average Australian home will triple to 29. When you reach home in the year 2020, you won’t have to bother with the keys. Your smart watch will trigger a facial recognition scan that, if you pass, will unlock the door.

Evolution of digital homes

While connected appliances such as washing machines that can be started via a mobile app are already on the market, our future “smart” homes will be filled with bins, kettles and lights that can talk to each other, offering greater efficiency and control.

The report shows that at peak times in the average household, these devices will be running 12 internet applications at the same time, up from eight.

Read more at Impactlab

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