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Insurtech Innovations: Amtrust Offers Warranties, Tech Support for Fing-Discovered Devices

AmTrust’s innovative TapSafe IoT initiative has Fing scan networks for connected devices, and then offers smart-home warranties and tech-support on-the-fly based on risk-assessment profiles.

Julie Jacobson · June 18, 2018

10 Best IoT Insights and Smart-Home Quotes from Connections 2018

On Shrek, Costco, sous vide, insurance, DIY, older people, and other engaging subjects shared among the who’s who of IoT at Parks Associates’ Connections Conference 2018.

Julie Jacobson · June 1, 2018

Whisker Labs’ AI-Driven Ting Could be Huge Breakthrough in Fire Prevention

Exploiting Whisker Labs’ machine-learning heritage, the Ting IoT device plugs into any wall outlet, detecting electromagnet anomalies across the entire electrical network, and warning homeowners of potential arcs and faults that could lead to dangerous fires.

Julie Jacobson · May 30, 2018

An Integrator’s 5 Home-Tech Takeaways from Connections Conference 2018

Parks Associates’ Connections 2018 was a high-level IoT event for smart-home muckety mucks serving the mass market, but at least one home-tech integrator found plenty to take away from the three-day forum.

CE Pro Editors · May 29, 2018

First ZigBee 3.0 Thermostat Debuts from Lux … and it’s Pretty Cool

Lux Products’ new KONOz, the first ZigBee 3.0-certified thermostat, allows adjustable and multiple geofence perimeters.

Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018

Insurance Meets Smart Home at Connections 2018: IoT Sensors, Data, Warranties, More

The impact of IoT and smart-home technology on the insurance industry – for risk assessment, loss mitigation, and customer engagement – will be a key theme at Parks Associates’ Connections Conference 2018.

Julie Jacobson ·

Insurance, the Smart Home, and the Business of Keeping Customers Engaged

How insurance (insurtech) and other industries are keeping customers engaged through smart-home technologies, remote IoT services, product warranties and client communications.

Julie Jacobson · July 20, 2017

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