THE BATTLE

FOR YOUR

HOME

In Partnership With

Alexa, turn on my lights. Turn on the heat. Turn on music. Measure out 3 cups of water. Add to shopping cart. Call Grandma on Portal. Homes are getting smarter and more efficient, accelerated by 5G and a plethora of connected devices. In December 2019, Amazon, Google, Apple and the Zigbee Alliance unveiled a new working group to promote the adoption of a new royalty-free connectivity standard to make smart home products more compatible. This will undoubtedly lead to more players entering the space with the ability to work with existing hubs and players. With more smart appliances, dynamic lighting, warming toilet seats, voice-activated faucets and automatic window coverings, there will be a battle for your attention in your own home.


The total smart and connected homes market is estimated to reach $263 billion by 2025.


Something to watch: Prashanth Halappa, Senior Product Manager at Amazon, touted a new Alexa feature that will “use inventory sensors in your smart home skill to provide consumption updates and Alexa does the rest. Alexa will let customers know when supplies used by your device are running low or parts need replacement.” No more ordering printer cartridges, toothbrush heads, detergent.

The Future of Work, with Russ Perry of Design Pickle

For the majority of the U.S. workforce, the past three months have been a complete paradigm shift in what’s considered “business as usual.” Millions of us are, for the first time in our careers, working entirely remotely, and brands across the country are scrambling to establish a “new normal.” But what if your entire workforce was remote to begin with? Marketing Futures spoke with Russ Perry, the founder of Design Pickle, a member of Inc.’s 500 fastest growing companies in 2019, about what it’s like to manage a staff of more than 400, of which only a small handful live and work in the company’s headquarter city of Scottsdale, Arizona. Russ discussed what the first few weeks of the COVID-19 crisis were like for Design Pickle, and shared advice for leaders looking to maintain creativity and camaraderie from afar.

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Get Up Stand Up: Brand Response to Black Lives Matter

Brands share a unique voice that consumers pay close attention to, and marketers can choose to amplify or mute that voice. Brand responses to the COVID-19 crisis have run the gamut from sensitive to tone-deaf, and consumer perception of those brands can change as a result of their responses. As the United States struggles with racial and policing issues, what can brands do to show they are fully allied to current causes, and not just toeing the line, or worse, throwing fuel on the fire?

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THE BATTLE FOR

YOUR HOME

In Partnership With

Alexa, turn on my lights. Turn on the heat. Turn on music. Measure out 3 cups of water. Add to shopping cart. Call Grandma on Portal. Homes are getting smarter and more efficient, accelerated by 5G and a plethora of connected devices. In December 2019, Amazon, Google, Apple and the Zigbee Alliance unveiled a new working group to promote the adoption of a new royalty-free connectivity standard to make smart home products more compatible. This will undoubtedly lead to more players entering the space with the ability to work with existing hubs and players. With more smart appliances, dynamic lighting, warming toilet seats, voice-activated faucets and automatic window coverings, there will be a battle for your attention in your own home.


The total smart and connected homes market is estimated to reach $263 billion by 2025.


Something to watch: Prashanth Halappa, Senior Product Manager at Amazon, touted a new Alexa feature that will “use inventory sensors in your smart home skill to provide consumption updates and Alexa does the rest. Alexa will let customers know when supplies used by your device are running low or parts need replacement.” No more ordering printer cartridges, toothbrush heads, detergent.

 

PANTRYON
YOUR GROCERY LIST, AUTOMATICALLY

 

PantryOn is an app-centric household appliance system designed for real-time management of household goods like food and cleaning supplies. Fully automated shopping lists are generated, and the system requires no human involvement in the purchase process. PantryOn saves you time, energy and the money of wasted items. Plus, you’ll never run out of toilet paper.

 

 

 

 

 

TIGOUT
THE KEURIG OF PASTRIES

 

Imagine a machine sitting in your kitchen and a capsule, that together in just a few minutes give you bakery-quality pastries in perfect portions. Their recipes combine quality ingredients with great textures and flavors including muffins, brownies, chocolate fudge cakes, apple crumbles and meringues. You can even control it remotely via the connected mobile app.

 

DREEM
HOME SLEEP CARE

 

One headband, a world of solutions to help you sleep. Dreem’s custom approach to sleep uses personalized data to monitor, assess and create a tailored plan of exercises, coaching and support to help users get the best sleep of their lives.

About VentureFuel

VentureFuel helps futurize established companies by tapping into emerging technologies and breakthrough startups. Their innovation programs solve specific business challenges, uncovering first-to-market opportunities and delivering tangible results. From Corporate Accelerators to Innovation-as-a-Service to Strategic Projects, VentureFuel leverages our global network of top investors, scouts, founders and academics to deliver what’s next, now.

 

PANTRYON
YOUR GROCERY LIST, AUTOMATICALLY

 

PantryOn is an app-centric household appliance system designed for real-time management of household goods like food and cleaning supplies. Fully automated shopping lists are generated, and the system requires no human involvement in the purchase process. PantryOn saves you time, energy and the money of wasted items. Plus, you’ll never run out of toilet paper.

 

TIGOUT
THE KEURIG OF PASTRIES

 

Imagine a machine sitting in your kitchen and a capsule, that together in just a few minutes give you bakery-quality pastries in perfect portions. Their recipes combine quality ingredients with great textures and flavors including muffins, brownies, chocolate fudge cakes, apple crumbles and meringues. You can even control it remotely via the connected mobile app.

 

DREEM
HOME SLEEP CARE

 

One headband, a world of solutions to help you sleep. Dreem’s custom approach to sleep uses personalized data to monitor, assess and create a tailored plan of exercises, coaching and support to help users get the best sleep of their lives.

About VentureFuel

VentureFuel helps futurize established companies by tapping into emerging technologies and breakthrough startups. Their innovation programs solve specific business challenges, uncovering first-to-market opportunities and delivering tangible results. From Corporate Accelerators to Innovation-as-a-Service to Strategic Projects, VentureFuel leverages our global network of top investors, scouts, founders and academics to deliver what’s next, now.

About ANA Marketing Futures

Knowing that marketers are increasingly challenged in their efforts to keep up with the latest trends and technologies, the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) tasked itself with creating a program designed to help marketers anticipate—and prepare for—the future of marketing.

 

ANA Marketing Futures is what emerged. With a focus on innovative topics and emerging trends, ANA Marketing Futures provides resources that will influence and inform via member cases, research studies, and insight from industry innovators. Check back often to learn about emerging trends and become inspired to take steps toward the growth of your business.

 

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