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smart home

Usually refers to home automation systems that can be controlled by a centralized panel or device or by dialing in to the control panel from outside the home.

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The digital home is broadband's next frontier, and broadband service providers can no longer just drop broadband service off at the side of the house," said Bernie Arnason, conference chair of the Digital Home Summit.
Ucentric has built a home entertainment platform that greatly enhances the consumer's digital home entertainment experience, and at a cost that operators and manufacturers can easily adopt," said Gabi Hilevitz, CopperGate CEO.
This report focuses on the digital home that is, a home in which multiple devices is connected through a network (either wired or wireless) to enable various services.
Since the late 1990s, Japan has been developing the digital home concept.
Research Areas: digital home, digital home BOX, information appliances, digital home standard, trend and forecast, investment opportunities
Current status of the Japanese digital home market, including the development of the Japanese digital home policies, such as the e-Japan Strategy and the u-Japan Policy; existing digital home standard alliances in Japan, including the ECHONET, the DLNA, the iReady, the CLEF, and the UOPF; Toshiba, Matsushita, and Hitachis digital home solutions as well as comparison of these solutions; leading Japanese vendors challenges in developing the digital home market.
The adoption patterns and perceptions of early adopters in the digital home market, to a large extent, indicate the customers' preferences and spending willingness, and thus the future potential of the market.
According to Strategy Analytics, an independent research and consulting firm, consumers worldwide will increase spending on digital home devices by 32 percent in 2006.
LAS VEGAS -- InGrid, the leader in digital home protection services, announced that its Digital Home Protection system has been selected by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) as an Honoree for the prestigious CES Innovations 2007 Design and Engineering Awards.
InGrid's aim is to create an entirely new category of digital home protection products and services that are focused on the consumer experience," said Louis Stilp, InGrid's CEO and founder.
4HomeMedia's groundbreaking software, ControlPoint[TM], offers CE firms the ability to make their new products the hub of the digital home and the nucleus of a new broadband Internet services paradigm.
Bridges Past and Present Technologies Making the Digital Home a Reality