Technology change has created an inflection point for geodata. Mobile devices, social media, retail transactions, and more generate a tremendous amount of data. The volume, variety, and velocity of data is ever increasing. What do we do about it?
There is already a broad spectrum of smart home products supporting their users in many ways in their everyday life. However there are also many products that can be categorized as "gadgets" that users quickly forget after the initial enthusiasm.
Security at home and reduction of energy consumption and costs are among the most requested features for smart home systems. Being honest, available products don't really fulfill this promise, since the acquisition cost can't be amortized for many years. Additionally users need to be technical experts in using and customizing the system.