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SMART HOMES: THE ISRAELI START-UPS SUPPORTING THE SMART HOME REVOLUTION

This recent article written by Reut Schecter in Geektime Israel talks about a few Israeli start-ups that have come up with solutions contributing to making a ‘smart home’.PointGrab provides computer vision technology for the home. Gesture and face recognition technology are just two of the intuitive technologies used by PointGrab in its products.

Using big data, Generaytor, a social platform helps homeowners to use solar energy. Transitioning to clean, green energy becomes a fun rather than tedious experience. Sensiboalso helps with saving energy by helping monitor a home’s climate system thus helping save up to 40% energy use.

Cimagine contributes to the smart home revolution by helping home owners choose the most suitable furniture for their homes. Using cutting edge augmented reality technology home owners can accurately visualize how a product will look in their homes. This means bringing a store into your home.

 The app allows sharing on social media platforms thus making it easier to ask the opinions of others on that particular piece of furniture. This contributes to helping home owners make better decorating and purchasing decisions.

Read the full article (in Hebrew) here.