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What IoT means for you

Over the last few years the Internet of Things (IoT) space has grown from a small niche to a global industry valued at USD $212.1 billion (in 2018, expected to grow to $1.3 trillion by 2026), with many households now having at least one smart device in the house....

WiFi security in the home

Figure 1: WiFi Alliance logo As WiFi networks grew in popularity at the end of the nineties, one of the first types of WiFi security was Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP). This security protocol was highly ineffective and quickly compromised by eavesdroppers. Using WEP...

Maximising the WiFi in the premises

The installation of a quality cabling solution undoubtably offers the fastest and most reliable internet connection in a home. However, WiFi is still an important component needed to provide a wireless signal to laptops, tablets, smart phones and other portable...

Opportunities in the Smart Home

There’s an extensive range of smart products on the market today, and this number only continues to grow. Whether they are controlled by voice, a smartphone app or by sensors, these products generally require strong, consistent WiFi coverage and a stable home network...

Residential AV and the shift to IP

Audiovisual (AV) setups in the home certainly have come a long way over the years. In the ‘old days’, your average home entertainment system was simply a free-to-air antenna connected to a TV using coax cabling. If you were looking for a higher end experience, you may...

The evolution of WiFi technologies

It has been a little over two decades since WiFi come into being and it is hard to imagine a world without it. WiFi has had a widespread impact on many areas of society since the first standard for WiFi (IEEE801.11) was introduced in 1997, delivering a speed of just...