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    Smart Home

    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.

    Smart Home

    Tomorrow's smart home 2.0 will transform lives

    door 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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    Smart Home

    The smart home has earned its place in the healthcare system

    door 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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    Smart Home

    Remote Learning will be Indispensable in Smart Homes

    door 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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    Why the Smart Home will Enable the Metaverse

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

    Alexander van Wijnen, Strategist at Dasym

    While the general consensus believes gaming and social networking will be the first metaverse applications, people working from home might become the driving force behind this virtual world concept that will give them a feeling of presence.

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