Author: Karim Saikali

Stay in shape with fitbit and

The potential of wearable devices The market of wearable devices is one of the most active of the IoT markets. According to IDC, it has already generated a year over year growth of 30% in 2015 and it is forecast to result in a five-year compound annual growth rate of 45.1% in 2019. What is interesting about wearable devices is that they enhance the user’s awareness about himself and his physical condition. From a development perspective, this is a great opportunity as leveraging data that is sent by wearable devices can lead to many possible applications: from creating a...

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Smart home with Nest and

A smart home The difference between a Connected Home and a Smart home resides in the “smart” part. A smart home does not only contain connected and remote controlled devices. It is a home where devices can: Learn from their environment to adapt their “behavior”, Delegate decision making to sophisticated back-end logic that can leverage historical data, provide processing capacity and execute workflows, resulting in improved user experience. With its series of smart devices (smart thermostat, smoke detector and recently, home camera), Nest is targeting the first of the aforementioned points., provides you with the second part and,...

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Voice control your apps

Vocal user interfaces There are many cases where an end user needs to send vocal instructions to a device because he cannot use his hands: when driving, when holding something or because the environment he is working in prevents him to use them (e.g. surgery room to avoid contamination). At, we believe that the near future should see more and more importance given to vocal interfaces, as a complement to the current tactile ones, so we decided to provide you with everything you need to “voice-control enable” your IoT apps built with!’s connector to knows how...

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