Embedding home automation technologies into routers and settop boxes — and creating a rich back-end — could go a long way in helping service providers support their IoT customers.
We started EH Publishing in 1994, and for the first dozen years the buzz was all about residential gateways for home automation—or Internet of Things (IoT) if that term had existed back then. There were entire conferences on residential gateways. Residential gateway alliances were formed with committees and subcommittees. Had there been Twitter in those olden days, #ResidentialGateways would be trending. Read More