• Future house: home automation

    Imagine the alarm clock ringing on a typical Monday morning, except this time the curtains draw themselves back, the bathroom lights switch on automatically and you smell fresh coffee brewing. The concept goes as far back as the 1934 World's Fair in Chicago where the home of the future was unveiled, since then the automated home has morphed into the smart home; it can do more than turn on our heating and our lights, it can actually think for us.

  • Huawei teams with I-City to make homes more intelligent

    Huawei has formed a strategic alliance with I-City that, it says, aims to accelerate the development of the next generation of IoT intelligent homes where appliances, HVAC, lights and other home safety and security devices can be monitored, tracked and managed.