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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
2/12/2018 2:09:53 PM
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@batye:

Agree with you. As i mentioned in one of my earlier comments, smart home technology still needs to get mature and stable enough for people to start adapting, because this is not as simple as trying out any new product.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
2/12/2018 2:07:16 PM
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Re: Plumbing
@DB:

There is no doubt that present consumer is playing it safe these days due to valid reasons. So it is not realistics to see any jump in smart home technology sales in near term. However that is not the only reason, that technology also needs to get a bit mature and stable.

Also what you mentioned about how service providers can start being offensive by partnering with competitors sounds like a good idea.

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batye
batye
2/3/2018 2:28:49 AM
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Re: Plumbing
@ms.akkineni I think you are right  as interoperability is not here yet it gonna be few years before technology becomes easy to use and smart homes will be everywhere...

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batye
batye
2/1/2018 1:58:23 AM
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Re: Plumbing
@DonBrowne  could not agree more as at the present economy people try to hold on to they money not wanting to spend more...

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
1/30/2018 9:20:35 AM
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Re: Plumbing
Probably lots of consumers are still not ready to reach into their pockets to buy the smart home devices but as noted it's probably true that "Service providers must move from defense to offense and turn web-scale competitors into partners."

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
1/28/2018 12:20:55 PM
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Re: Plumbing
@afwriter:

That is the challenge. And the example that you quoted could be one of the most practical ones. Can we afford such an experience in any way?

All i want to say is smart home technology hasn't reached to a level where consumers can just jump in and adapt. There are lot of apprehensions still going around and those are real serious ones that we have to count.

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batye
batye
1/28/2018 2:50:52 AM
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Re: Plumbing
@Ariella yes you are right, but in my area everyone complaine to the city about problem and city washed off it hands - saying it home owners problems... not trying to look up why this happening and what upgrades must be done to improve system... 

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Commisio44354
Commisio44354
1/26/2018 1:11:12 PM
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Re: Plumbing
That's why by in large CES2018 did not understand how to adapt to true customer sentiments--did they?

 

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afwriter
afwriter
1/26/2018 10:38:28 AM
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Re: Plumbing
The possibilities are truly endless, but do we actually need all of this stuff? I can imagine a smart toilet being awesome until it breaks and costs three times the money to repair or renders you toiletless. 

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Ariella
Ariella
1/26/2018 8:10:07 AM
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Re: Plumbing
@batye and the impact is that much greater for owners and managers of apartment buildings. I once did some writing work for someone like that who was concentrating on the benefits of IoT for real estate of that kind.

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