Smart home system is used to control lighting, entertainment systems, and appliances remotely. The system includes heavily fragmented solutions with worldwide accepted industry standards. Access control and alarm systems are also part of this system. The smart home system connects through controlled devices to a central hub or gateway. This system uses internet-connected devices to enable remote monitoring and management of appliances and systems.
United Technologies Corporation provides smart home systems through its UTC Climate, Controls, and Security business segment. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a global provider of building technologies including fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration systems and services. The company also offers electronic security products such as intruder alarms, access control systems, and video surveillance systems for homes and businesses. UTC Climate, Controls, and Security serves to building owners and developers, architects, security and fire consultants, governments, financial institutions, and homeowners requiring a high level of security and fire protection for their businesses and homes.
Some of the subsidiaries of the company in the best smart home system market are UTC Climate, Controls & Security (US), Carrier Global Corporation (US), Kidde (US), and Interlogix (US).
Carrier Global Corporation is a part of UTC Climate, Controls and Security, and a unit of United Technologies Corporation. It is the world’s leading high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions company. Carrier offers sustainable solutions, integrating energy-efficient products, building controls, and energy services for residential, commercial, retail, and transportation applications. Interlogix is a security and safety solutions provider for residential and commercial applications.
United Technologies Smart Home Solutions
United Technology produces a wide range of fire safety products such as specialty hazard detection and fixed suppression products, portable fire extinguishers, fire detection, and other firefighting equipment for industrial and residential use.
Carrier Côr™ Home Automation System (a unit of United Technologies Corp)
Côr home automation system allows homeowners to secure, control, and remotely the most critical systems from their mobile app. The system can connect and automate over 64 sensors, 250 Z-Wave enabled devices and 16 cameras in a home. With Côr home automation system, the users can unlock their home, program their lights to turn on at dusk, or set their thermostat to adjust before they come home.
Interlogix Smart Home System
Interlogix smart home system allows to remotely manage and automate home systems such as lights, thermostats, and locks from smartphone or tablet. Interlogix solutions have the flexibility to adjust with home systems to match the lifestyle with a smart touchscreen and mobile app. Interlogix UltraSync, Simon, and Concord systems allow users to check home via live streaming video and even adjust the thermostat or light.
Kidde manufactures advanced solutions for fire detection and safety, suppression equipment. The company offers RemoteLync Smart Home Monitor for Alarms and RemoteLync WiFi cameras and wireless cameras.
Carrier has an extensive global footprint in residential and commercial HVAC equipment and refrigerated equipment markets. The company offers solutions for fire detection, suppression, and security system businesses in more than 180 countries. The company has been investing strategically and strengthening its market position, as well as growing its core businesses, extending product range and geographical coverage, and expanding service and digital offerings.
Recent Developments in United Technologies
In February 2020, Carrier selected Amazon Web Services Inc (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider. AWS helped the company innovate and deliver more products and services around the world.
In April 2020, Carrier Global Corporation successfully completed a spin-off from United Technologies. The company markets under the symbol CARR. It provides energy-efficient solutions to address the challenges of digital offerings. it is available at an affordable UNITED TECHNOLOGIES Smart Home Systems pricing point.
In June 2018, Carrier introduced the next-generation touchscreen displays for i-Vu building automation systems to help operators better manage their HVAC equipment. TruVu Equipment Touch (ET) displays provide an intuitive user interface to manage HVAC equipment in buildings. TruVu ET displays are designed for indoor equipment and panel mounting applications.