A truly smart home is a home that doesn’t only connect devices to their users, but also understands the people that live in it and their needs. Neura allows you to enhance your smart home offering by understanding situations and moments in your users lives and adapting to them. Neura allows you to:
Automatically lock the doors and arm the alarm system when everyone has left the house
Prepare the home based on the user’s situation when arriving (turn on the AC when the user is returning home from a run)
Detect that everyone fell asleep and turn off the TV, dim the lights, and lower the A/Cs power for the night to save energy
Protection of family and belongs is one of the highest priorities for consumers. Better meet consumers’ needs by enabling automatic home protection solutions that includes learned customizations such as “night mode” capabilities and reminders that match the consumers’ family.
Wasting energy impacts the environment and wastes money. Help your customers manage both by automatically regulating thermostats, lighting, and water to match their lifestyles. Neura enables your products to even respond with real-time situations such when everyone in a home has fallen asleep TVs can turn off and A/C can adjust.
When Smart Home products anticipate a user’s needs and preferences, they become invaluable to a user’s life and comfort. Whether making coffee and open blinds when I user wakes up or preparing the home for a user’s arrival, knowing the user’s throughout their day improves the experience with products at home.
The smart home market has great potential; however, adoption has been slow. Currently, only 10% of homes in the U.S., U.K., and Australia owns a connected home device. Despite the current numbers, analysts predict the market is set to skyrocket. By 2020, it is predicted that there will be 20.8 billion IoT devices with a market value of $1.7 trillion.
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To date, only about 10 percent of households in the U.S., U.K., and Australia owns a connected home product, according to a 2016 Gartner survey, but interest is high and many IoT companies are placing large bets that smart home devices will take off.
One area that is poised for increased usage are products that address home energy use. This is a to-date an underutilized area that could result in big cost savings to consumers. A 2017 report by PwC, a global consulting firm, reveals, on the one hand, that 53% of people who do not currently own a smart home device see energy/cost savings as a top reason for potentially purchasing one.
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Voice-activated assistants like Amazon Echo have become celebrities of the smart home movement. Indeed, they offer some neat services. But, if we measure the value of these gadgets on how well they mirror a human assistant, we can see the shortfalls of the former. Yes, the voice assistant, like its human counterpart, can respond appropriately in some cases to a user’s verbal requests. But, unlike a human assistant, it does not and cannot proactively meet the user’s unspoken needs.
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Neura makes great products even better by enabling them to personalize to each family members needs throughout the day.