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DEFINITION: Home automation is the use of one or more computers to control basic home functions and features automatically and sometimes remotely. An automated home is sometimes called a smart home .Home automation can include the scheduling and automatic operation of water sprinkling, heating and air conditioning, window coverings, security systems, lighting, and food preparation appliances. Home automation may  … 
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Smart Appliances White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Expanding Video Collaboration and UC&C in Your Enterprise: A How-To Guide
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper evaluates seven group video system vendors leading the way in unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), based on six customer-focused criteria. Access this guide designed for IT leaders who are looking to start or expand the use of video collaboration within their organizations.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Polycom, Inc.

End-User Survey: The Benefits and Challenges of Video Collaboration
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes a survey that focused on the benefits that organizations realize via the use of video conferencing, and provides a top-level view of the data, along with additional findings and observations from the study. Continue reading to access the key benefits.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Polycom, Inc.

10 New Rules for Mobile Strategy and Success
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover ten essential tips for creating an innovative, impactful mobile strategy.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015


Measuring Mobile: How to Quantify the Success of Your Mobile Initiative
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find formulas for deriving the ROI of your mobile programs both in terms of customer engagement and operational efficiency.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015


Mobile Load Testing Challenges
sponsored by Neotys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper elaborates on the challenges of mobile load testing and gives suggestions for overcoming those challenges.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Mobile Security by Design: Reducing risk with an integrated approach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find tips and tricks for mobile security and mobile management planning.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Ultimate Enterprise Mobility Policy Guidebook
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide can help you create effective and implement successful mobility strategies for your enterprise. Read it now for in-depth advice on how you can create a mobility policy that will increase productivity, efficiency, and cooperation in your workplace.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Maas360 by IBM

Selecting Your Enterprise Mobility Management Solution
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report will tell you how each mobile management product performed on a variety of criteria and help you choose the one that's best for your organization.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Maas360 by IBM

Research Report Scores 19 Mobile Content Management Products
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report reveals test results of nineteen different mobile content management products.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Maas360 by IBM

Research Report Reveals Mobile Device Management Solutions
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report presentsthe results of several tests conducted on MDM and EMM products and reveals who the leaders in the field are.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Maas360 by IBM

How to securely deliver applications and files to mobile and BYOD devices
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: Employees are changing the way they do business because of the increasing mobility of the workforce, causing them to utilize tablets. This white paper outlines how unified workspaces are all about simplicity, affordability and productivity. See how a leading vendor utilizes unified workspaces to enhance productivity for end users and IT.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014


Three imperatives for advancing product and systems development
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Delivering increasingly complex and smarter products in less time and at a lower cost requires new strategies and development techniques. Consult this insightful resource to learn how a "systems thinking" approach facilitates consideration of the functional dependencies and interconnections necessary to produce high quality, "smarter" products.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


Accelerating innovation: New approaches to software development for smarter products
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, get an in-depth look at the software development challenges for product delivery organizations, and discover a new approach to development that can help overcome these difficulties.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013


Top 10 Features of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper, you'll find out about an enterprise mobility management solution that many CIOs have turned to in order to help streamline their mobile needs.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013


Computer Weekly special report: Get on board now to keep up with the mobile revolution
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines the mobile revolution and how it is impacting businesses today, along with what your organization can do to embrace the trend in the most effective and efficient way.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013


Enabling Safe and Secure BYOD in the Enterprise
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses a fully integrated solution for managing supported desktops, laptops servers, and mobile devices, making secure BYOD an achievable reality for your organization.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

Dell Software

Cisco Executive Perspective - Change, the Only Certainty
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Today's CIOs need to be prepared for anything that comes their way. A flexible IT architecture is the first step.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013


Jump-start your move to Windows 8
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses helpful services you can utilize to help ensure that all areas of your environment are ready to make the jump to Windows 8.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

Securely Manage Enterprise Data and Apps with SAP® Afaria® for iOS 5
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a mobile device management solution that provides the freedom that mobile workers have come to expect from their own devices while ensuring that IT has secure control to keep corporate data safe and compliant.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013


Power Through Platform Realizing the Mobile Advantage
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses how your business can implement effective enterprise mobility at minimum cost and how you can easily get the most from your IT environment and your users.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013


MOBILE OPTIMIZATION: How Testing on Smartphones and Tablets Lifts Conversion
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a new set of best practices for optimizing and monetizing mobile development, focusing on CRM, layout, and usability. Read on for more information and best practices on testing and optimization, segmentation and targeting, case studies of successful mobile migrations, and more.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2013


Smart Devices, Smart Security
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper explores the top 5 tips for protecting your organization against new looming security threats from smartphones and tablets. These 5 tips can make or break mobile data security efforts. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2012 | Published: 09 Jul 2012

Voltage Security, Inc.

The Power of Mobile Peripherals
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how mobile peripherals help extend the value of BlackBerry solutions such as automate data collection, improve accuracy, and lower costs, among other benefits.
Posted: 18 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

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SMART APPLIANCES DEFINITION (continued): …  also allow vital home functions to be controlled remotely from anywhere in the world using a computer connected to the Internet. Besides the functions already mentioned, remote control can be extended to telephones and answering machines, fax machines, amateur radios and other communications equipment, and home robot s such as automatic vacuum cleaners.The fundamental components of a well-designed home automation system include a computer (or computers) with the appropriate programming, the various devices and systems to be controlled, interconnecting cables or wireless links, a high-speed Internet … 
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