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    Smart Home

    Laura van der Ham, Head of Research at Dasym

    Sebastiaan Crul, Researcher & Strategist at Dasym

    Energy management is already a key component of the smart home and the current crisis is encouraging more people to explore options for cutting energy consumption.

    Smart Home

    A Recipe for Smart Food Services

    von Laura van der Ham, Head of Research at Dasym,

    Sebastiaan Crul, Researcher & Strategist at Dasym

    Apps, smart kitchen appliances, meal kits (e.g., HelloFresh, Blue Apron, Home Chef), food and grocery delivery services (e.g., Just Eat, Amazon Fresh, Instacart), and other food innovations make our lives easier, but their value would be demonstrably higher if they were combined into one smart food solution, personalized to our needs.

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    Smart Home

    Tomorrow's smart home 2.0 will transform lives

    von Laura van der Ham, Head of Research at Dasym,

    Sebastiaan Crul, Researcher & Strategist at Dasym

    Today, a smart home is often synonymous with a house equipped with smart gadgets that automate functions such as heating, lights, security or entertainment. In the future, however, our homes will ‘understand’ us: combining technology and data sources to create smart living concepts.

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    The smart home has earned its place in the healthcare system

    von Laura van der Ham, Head of Research at Dasym,

    Sebastiaan Crul, Researcher & Strategist at Dasym

    The integration of the smart home into the healthcare system is essential to futureproof the healthcare system. The pandemic has shown us the value of telehealth, but by bringing even more technology-related care into our homes, it will be possible to keep costs in check and address the challenges of an ageing society suffering from chronic illnesses and diseases.

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    Remote Learning will be Indispensable in Smart Homes

    von Laura van der Ham, Head of Research at Dasym,

    Sebastiaan Crul, Researcher & Strategist at Dasym

    After two years of remote learning, both students and teachers are tired of the “zoom university” and the priority has shifted to opening up schools and universities.

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