Bangkok, Thailand – 9 Nov 2018 – igloohome, smart access solutions provider based in Singapore, received the Tech Innovation Award during the PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit on Thursday, 8 November 2018.
The summit featured several global keynote speakers, including the chief economist of the Economist Corporate Network, Mr Andrew Staples, JLL’s chief information officer Mr George Thomas, and was chaired by author and Asian hospitality expert Bill Barnett, managing director of C9 Hotelworks.
The inaugural accolade is designed to recognize the innovative work of technology companies in real estate, and was presented to igloohome’s VP of Business Development, Jittida Haputpong by PropertyGuru’s Chief Technology Officer, Manav Kamboj.
“igloohome is thrilled to receive the first-ever Tech Innovation Award for our smart access solutions, and we are very much aligned with PropertyGuru's vision to shape the future of the property industry. We hope to continue to bring cutting-edge products to consumers, developers and businesses,” said Anthony Chow, CEO and co-founder of igloohome.
igloohome has won other awards for their technology, design of hardware, and innovation, which include the CES Asia Innovation Award 2018 and 2017, the iF Design Award 2018, the Singapore Infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF) award for Best Innovative Infocomm Product 2017.
On the PropertyGuru Tech Innovation Award selection and the year’s summit, Kamboj said: “It’s our honour to gather these global thought leaders and industry innovators at the 2018 PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit. Innovation indeed drives any industry and we will leverage what we’ve learned and discussed at this conference, so that we continue to be a trusted advisor to property seekers in the Southeast Asian region, and hopefully even beyond that.”
Speaker topics during the summit included how city design must adapt for success in the 21st century, how IoT is used in smart cities, and digitalizing construction as part of tech for the future.
igloohome designs versatile, smart access solutions that help users conveniently manage their homes and properties remotely. Using the igloohome smart locks, users can grant access to their property remotely via the igloohome mobile app. igloohome's products work offline, with no Internet connection required. igloohome is a partner of Airbnb, HomeAway and Booking.com, and igloohome’s solutions are used in over 90 countries.
About PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards:
PropertyGuru’s Asia Property Awards, established in 2005, are the region’s biggest and most prestigious real estate awards series. In 2018, the Awards was opened to more than 15 key markets around the region, featuring 10 gala dinners in 9 countries, each one hosting up to 600 senior industry leaders to recognise excellence within each Asian market. Local awards culminate in the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards Grand Final, which takes place alongside the two-day PropertyGuru Asia Real Estate Summit in Bangkok on 8-9 November 2018.
About PropertyGuru Group:
PropertyGuru Group is Asia’s leading online property company and the preferred destination for over 25 million property seekers to find their dream home, every month. PropertyGuru and its group companies empower the property seekers with the widest option of more than 2 million homes, in-depth insights and solutions that enable them to make confident property decision across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.