Tim Hewitt

Tim Hewitt

Tim Hewitt covers all aspects of the smart home ecosystem, from service providers and subscription models, to device markets and technical trends. His responsibilities include supporting the Smart Home Intelligence services, which are continuously updated to reflect changes in the highly dynamic smart home industry.

The smart home industry spans a large portion of Omdia and includes security and energy management, connectivity, and the Internet of Things. To facilitate better collaboration, Tim leads the Smart Home Analyst Council, a group of experts from across Omdia covering various aspects relating to the industry.

Before joining the company, he worked at 9Dot Research where he was responsible for a broad range of research activities including data analysis and insight, survey design, interviews and group discussions, and presenting actionable research findings. Tim holds a B.Sc. in physics and planetary science from the University of Leicester.


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Certified voice alarm systems win business in Middle East and Asia

Public Address Voice Alarm systems (PAVA) are a staple of large modern buildings. These systems reduce the evacuation time of buildings by increasing responsiveness of building occupants and providing additional evacuation guidance.

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Security Technology
Video Verification Offers New Upsell Opportunities for Monitoring Companies in 2017

Video verification is the next big opportunity for monitoring companies. Self-monitored IP cameras have become a common addition to monitoring contracts, especially in North America, and monitoring companies are looking for new ways to add new value to their “premium packages”.

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Security Technology
Latin American fire equipment market offers growing opportunities in automotive, hospitality and transportation industries

The Latin American fire equipment market is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5 percent, between 2015 and 2020. Despite tough economic conditions in much of Latin America, IHS has identified three industries that offer the largest growth opportunities for fire equipment manufacturers: manufacturing, hospitality, and transportation.

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Security Technology
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