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Each of the companies profiled in this report approaches an established segment of the smart home market in a new way, whether that's smart thermostats (Ecobee) or security (Ring, Cognitive Systems).


  • Aura from Cognitive Systems is particularly interesting, as it uses its founders' expertise in RF spectrum to monitor disturbances in Wi-Fi signals in-home to provide anonymized home security monitoring.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the strategies of Ecobee, Ring, and Cognitive Systems to determine their impact on the market.
  • Compares the strategies of Ecobee, Ring, and Cognitive Systems with other smart home companies in this sector.

Key questions answered

  • What are the unique selling points of Ecobee, Ring, and Cognitive Systems' propositions?
  • How should other companies in the smart home market react to the offerings from Ecobee, Ring, and Cognitive Systems?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Tech Watch Smart Home: Ecobee, Ring, and Cognitive Systems

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