Smart Home devices to exceed 13 billion by 2025

A new report from Juniper Research has found that there will be almost 13.5 billion smart home devices in active use by 2025, compared to an expected 7.4 billion at the end of 2020. Smart entertainment devices take the bulk of revenue attributable to the sector - over $230 billion in 2025. Voice assistant capabilities…

New rules could require security labels for connected devices

Smart TVs and other connected devices could be made to carry labels telling people how secure they are from cyber attacks, under plans announced by the Government. The labels would be initially introduced on a voluntary basis to help consumers identify which products are secure, before eventually becoming mandatory. Under the plans, announced by digital…

Lightwave adds two new Apple HomeKit compatible smart dimmers to ‘Smart Series’ lineup

Smart home automation company Lightwave has launched three and four-gang dimmer switches to grow its existing ‘Smart Series’ range of lighting products. As well as fitting rooms with multiple lighting circuits, customers can programme spare gangs as “magic buttons” to control additional lamps and light fittings in the same room or anywhere in the house. In fact, they…