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ELEKTRO 12/2017 was released on December 6th 2017. Its digital version will be available on January 5th 2018.

Topic: Measurement, measuring devices and engineering; Testing and diagnostics

Main Article
Measurements on rotating machines using SFRA method
Application possibilities of ultra-capacitors or LiFePO4 batteries in trolley network of the Brno Public Transit Company

SVĚTLO (Light) 6/2017 was released on December 11th 2017. Its digital version will be available on january 11th 2018.

Lighting installations
The lighting of university building Centrale Supélec in Saclay in France
The light for our future

Daylight
Application and judgment light guides Solatube®

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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