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Sonos Announces Date for Fiscal Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call

Sonos Announces Date for Fiscal Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Sonos, Inc. (“Sonos”) (Nasdaq: SONO) today announced that after market close on Monday, September 10, 2018, the company will report financial results for the fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2018 in a letter to shareholders, which will be made available on the investor relations section of [...]

Samsung C&T Introduces “Smart Home”

Samsung C&T Introduces “Smart Home”

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) — At an apartment complex in Seoul, a woman comes home from the supermarket. As she enters the corridor, an air shower system activates, and fine dust is removed with ease. Feeling refreshed, she enters the living room. With a wave of her right hand, the curtains are drawn automatically. [...]

LG Joins with Italian Furniture Firm for IoT Experience

LG Joins with Italian Furniture Firm for IoT Experience

SEOUL, Apr. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Friday it has joined forces with Italy-based furniture firm Natuzzi Group to jointly develop a smart home package boasting Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology. Under the arrangement, LG and Natuzzi will showcase smart home solutions at the Milano Design Week slated for later this month, including jointly [...]

Sigma Designs Makes Secure Interoperability Easy with Z-Wave SmartStart

Sigma Designs Makes Secure Interoperability Easy with Z-Wave SmartStart

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for smart TV and Internet of Things (IoT) for smart home, today announces the availability of Z-Wave SmartStart, comprising the new Z-Wave protocol and Z-Wave gateway software layers, which together greatly improve installation and enable uniform out-of-the-box [...]

Sigma Designs Launches Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge

Sigma Designs Launches Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge

FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for Connected Smart TV platforms and Smart home IoT, and Make:, leader of the Maker movement and producer of the popular Maker Faire events, today announces a smart home Z-Wave app design contest for Makers and Developers. [...]

KDDI Chooses Sigma Design’s Z-Wave Technology for Japan’s First Smart Home Service

KDDI Chooses Sigma Design’s Z-Wave Technology for Japan’s First Smart Home Service

FREMONT, Calif., Jun. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Sigma Designs® (NASDAQ:SIGM), a leading provider of intelligent system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for connected smart TV platforms and smart home IoT, is pleased to announced that Japan’s largest telco corporation, KDDI, uses Z-Wave as the wireless mesh technology powering their smart home solution, au HOME, designed specifically for network [...]

S. Korea Launches Alliance to Nurture “Smart Home” Industry

S. Korea Launches Alliance to Nurture “Smart Home” Industry

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea launched an alliance of leading information and communication technology and construction firms on Wednesday to nurture the “smart home” industry that connects artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) to home appliances.  “We can make the world’s leading smart home industry with the combination of our [...]

More Studio Apartments Becoming “Smart” in Korea

More Studio Apartments Becoming “Smart” in Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea is seeing a rising number of studio apartments built with “smart” features based on IoT, with the growing popularity of smart homes.  According to construction industry watchers, these IoT-equipped efficiency apartments, also referred to as officetels in Korea, are particularly popular among members of the younger generation in their [...]

Gyeonggi to Build Energy-Efficient Smart Apartment Complex

GOYANG, South Korea, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Gyeonggi’s Provincial Government announced Thursday that it will be establishing a smart apartment complex that will help residents boost energy sufficiency.  The endeavor will incorporate energy efficiency and information and communications technologies, with some 1,000 households at the Hoban Vertium Apartment Complex in Goyang benefiting from the [...]

Kitchen Appliances Gaining Popularity in Korea

Kitchen Appliances Gaining Popularity in Korea

SEOUL, July 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Many companies within the home appliances industry are expanding their product lines to include more kitchen appliances, as family activities and lifestyle patterns have evolved to take place more in the kitchen rather than in the living room. According to an industry official, the kitchen has transformed to become [...]