The smart home sector has long been touted as potentially massive, but with home improvement programmes forming the mainstay of early evening television, it appears to be gathering momentum.
Earlier this month Electrical Times reported that Schneider was entering the market under the Residential Systems and Solutions division of its Square D brand (see www.electricaltimes.co.uk/news)
Others have been covering the market for a number of years.
Connected Home organisers say the conference will provide informed discussion on the latest intelligent home issues – and promise productive business networking.
It will be held at the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury from 21-22 April.
International trade organisation CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association) – which represents a multi-discipline network of 3,500 intelligent home companies worldwide – is sponsoring the event. Association chairman Stephen Gough says the event will: “undoubtedly further recent rapid growth in the sector”.
Electrical Times will be reporting on the event in the Intelligent Buildings feature of the May issue.
For further information, see www.the-connected-home.co.uk.