Ikea will launch a completely dedicated unit solution for smart home

by | Aug 19, 2019 | IoT News

When it comes to the Internet of Things tech by Ikea, the company will dig a little deeper than any other company. The company is also trying to enhance the investment across the smart home products and technology. The report comes from TechCrunch on the 17th of August on Saturday.

The furniture as well as household goods company is moving slowly in terms of the smart home market. On the other hand, they are also extremely less expensive merchandise. One of the essential segments of the investment is that it can efficiently work alongside the HomeKit platform by Apple. Back in the year 2012, Ikea did also test the IoT-enabled home waters in the year 2012. By the looks of it, the company is now ready to launch a business unit into the space of IoT.

The Manager of Range & Supply, Peter van der Poel recently said through a news release that they have decided to invest significantly in the smart home appliances. Moreover, this would also help in fast-forward the development. During the press release, Peol also said that this is their next-level venture after the introduction of Ikea for Children.

Bjorn Block is leading the new division and department in Ikea. The growth of Ikea also includes the there are looking forward to exploring the products as well as the solutions that will go beyond the traditional home furnishing.

By the looks of it, Ikea will also launch the smart blinds unit across the US. Recently, Ikea did also come up with the first of its smart speakers by partnering with Sonos. Mr. Block said that his division would work with several other departments which are located in between Ikea. The company’s home smart appliances would drive digital transformation. In the long run, it will both improve and transform the existing businesses and also curate new businesses.

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