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Release date- 31012014 - With Qeo, Technicolor positions itself as a pioneer in inter-object communication.
With Qeo, Technicolor positions itself as a pioneer in inter-object communication. Acting as a universal language, this software platform is revolutionizing the connected home. Qeo enables full interoperability between ecosystems, applications and devices of all brands.
For the first time, between
The objective of the challenge was to facilitate the development of applications or services for connected homes. The Qeo Connected Home Challenge took place simultaneously in
The Challenge was divided into three stages:
Baby Synchro (
Aura - Feel at Home or Your Personal Emotions Assistant (
The social mood lighting and music app: this application that can be inserted into a variety of devices including smartphones and TV sets, enables people who are at a party to control the lights and the music simply by the way they move, dance and if they like or dislike the music.
How many of you have spent hours looking for your remote control? Thanks to QeoBlaster, search no more...by a simple body movement (generally the hand) it enables you to control your TV: you can pause or stop a video or a program for example. This application can also control other connected devices, regardless of the wireless technology you are using (zigbee, zwave...). For more information:
Overall, 17 projects were presented: seven from
And after a long and intense deliberation in each country and at the international level, the winners of the Qeo Challenge are the following:
Other noteworthy projects include:
The next generation social feed created for big and small parties. It captures essential party moments and makes them available to everyone at the party. People can even obtain portraits and group photos. The photos are captured by cameras (part of the app) positioned in various locations around the room. Attendees no longer need to use their phones to share pictures.
Qeo Sera Sera - Making Sense of Occupancy
Based on a range of cheap generic sensors capable of detecting presence, and signaling interested devices when an inhabitant enters or exits a room, this application measures the real-time occupancy of a building/house. This app opens up a wide new variety of opportunities for energy savings when spaces are not occupied: automatic switching on/off of lights and electronics, power conservation, zonal heating, smart displays following the user around the home, etc.
A wireless, smartphone-based solution to alert deaf or hearing-impaired people in case of emergency or need (fire alarm, thief alerts, baby crying, doorbell, alarm clock...)
Ctrl Your Home
A user-friendly interface to manage your entire home: you can remotely control all your devices and see your activity feed (all that you did or that happened at home).
An ecosystem including a weight monitoring system, a GPS and a calculated food dispenser application all connected to a hub that enables pet owners, as well as veterinarians, to monitor the pet's localization, wellness and health.
Capsule Just in Time
An application that includes a connected scale and that calculates in real-time, and according to your daily consumption, the date of the next order of Nespresso coffee doses. The app can also place the order for you.
Congratulations to the winners and a big thank you to all the participants!
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