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ELEKTRO 1/2017 was released on January 18th 2017. Its digital version will be available on February 17th 2017.

 

Topic: Electrotechnology; Materials for electrical engineering; Equipment and accessories; Marking

 

Main Article

Data analysis of photovoltaic system during an eclipse

Risk of wiring of biometric identification systems

SVĚTLO (Light) 6/2016 was released on December 5th 2016. Its digital version will be available on January 5th 2017.

Interiors lighting
Colloquium Interiors 2016 – the fifth anniversary
Cooperation of indoor interior and lighting 

Standards, regulations and recommendations
New standards for road lighting

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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