smart home

  • 2014 – The Year of the Edge

    Spansion’s Top Five Highlights of 2013 and Trends for 2014 Every year we sit back and reflect on the year behind us and what’s ahead of us.  This is especially true in the technology industry.  Things happen so quickly in our world that looking back or ahead just 12 months yields a huge horizon.  So

  • Back to the Future with Spansion Long-Term Memory Support

    I was feeling nostalgic last weekend and watched the entire Back to the Future series. In this science fiction comedy film trilogy, a teenage boy, Marty McFly, travels in time to the past and future, with the help of a time machine made out of a DeLorean car, to fix his current problems. It’s interesting

  • 35 Smart Home Ideas from Spansion Facebook Fans

    Not so long ago, the term “smart home” was something that was associated with The Jetsons – a concept reserved for our children, complete with hover crafts and robotic housekeepers. A lot can change in a few years, and today, the smart home is no longer a fantasy. In recent years, intelligence, connectivity and advanced

  • Smart Home Photo Contest: Deadline Extended to August 7th

    I’m excited to announce that Spansion has decided to extend the deadline of the Smart Home Photo Contest by two weeks, giving prospective participants until August 7th to submit. If you’re new to the contest, the idea is simple. We’re looking for your suggestions on what the future smart home could and should include. The

  • Smart Home Photo Contest: Week 3

    This week we heard a lot about Revolv, a Colorado-based startup that specializes in home automation. In a video released on the company’s website, a Revolv developer shows viewers how the app works, using the Google Glass API. Currently, the app allows you to control various home functions and devices like your thermostat, locks, lights,

  • Smart Home Photo Contest: Week 2

    Another week has gone by since Spansion announced the Smart Home Photo Contest.  It looks like everyone is taking the creativity portion of the contest very seriously, which means we’ve received some more great entries. Can you picture the day that your dishwasher will know how full it is and will be able to load

  • Spansion Launches Smart Home Photo Contest on Facebook

    Technology is more pervasive in our everyday lives than at any time in history—from our cars to our workplaces to our homes.  The “Internet of Things” has been slated to reinvent our homes with refrigerators that tell us when our milk is expired and smart thermostats and meters that adapt to our personal preferences and

  • Security Surveillance Market Is More Consumer Friendly

    The security surveillance market shows the potential to grow exponentially with growth driven by three main factors that will continue to push technology and availability to new levels. The commercial construction boom in emerging countries, especially in China, is a significant factor.

  • Mainstream Adoption of Embedded Devices: The Smart Home

    Your home is being invaded – but don’t fret, it’s for the better. Smart devices are making their way into the home at a rapid pace – in fact, IMS Research projects nearly 400 million smart devices will be shipped in the next five years alone.