Smart home is a futuristic dream that came true: this technology is rapidly moving from theory to practice. How can mobile operators take advantage of this opportunity?
Smart Home is a home equipped with a special platform enabling owners to remotely control and program automated home electronic devices. Smart Home offers a variety of new applications as home automation, e-Health services, security and monitoring services.
SPB TV Rosing platform supports both Bluetooth Low Energy and ZigBee protocols and enables ultimate interconnection of the whole smart ecosystem: entertainment system, lightning, home appliances, security system, healthcare monitoring.
Mobile operators are well-positioned to capture value from Smart Home services. And here are two reasons why:
1. Operators’ broadband Internet gateways is the way to contrubute a customer the option of connecting various devices in home. Interoperable solutions based on open models can allow heterogeneous Smart Home solutions to interconnect.
2.Operators have at their disposal a significant asset: existent customer relationship multiplied by sales force, shop networks, support capacity and network management capabilities.
While mobile Internet and entertainment services have opened user’s door, Smart Home technologies is a way to literally step into user’s house. Grasping the Smart Home opportunity is essential for mobile operators as it takes business to a new level.