Smart Homes. Finding meaning amongst a gadget frenzy

10:45 - Wednesday 6th October 2021


Smart homes fall broadly into 3 categories. Bespoke, custom designed installations accessible only to the wealthy, those designed from the ground up by enthusiastic hobbyists with the required know how and those curated from a fragmented supply chain of disparate consumer electronics.

Each approach is beset by challenges. Each typically focuses on simply controlling certain aspects of the home.

This talk explores the landscape of smart homes of the present day and asks the question “what is the real point of smart homes”. It will explore the opportunity to deliver compelling user experiences and provide real meaning through the well considered implementation of technology.

Through technology, homes of the future will look after their residents rather than the other way around.

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Daniel Eades



Dan is a founder of MyGlobalHome. He is a multi award winning technologist with a proven track record delivering industry leading products and services into the global construction industry.

After graduating from the university of Surrey in 2001, Dan has founded a series of successful ventures operating in the smart homes and buildings market. His career has taken him around the world and seen him involved in projects at the most prestigious addresses.

MyGlobalHome has presented an opportunity for Dan to distill his understanding of smart homes and construction supply chains to bring a new business model into the market streamlining processes and driving market adoption of truly smart homes.

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