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ELEKTRO 7/2017 was released on June 26th 2017. Its digital version will be available on July 28th 2017.

Topic: Cables, conductors and cable technique; Connectors; Software; Marking and labelling

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Electrical insulation and thermal conductivity

SVĚTLO (Light) 4/2017 was released on August 8th 2017. Its digital version will be available on September 8th 2017.

Optical radiation effects and use
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OSRAM TecDay Czech Republic 2017
Workroom illumination of Dominican provincial in Prague
innogy – reconstruction of company administrative centre

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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