InsurTech Futures: Hood Group launches connected home insurance pilot

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Hood Group has begun testing a new connected home pilot programme designed to evaluate escape of water sensor technology and inform the development of new home insurance propositions.

The broker said it is working in partnership with smart home provider, Lightwave, and will be running the pilot over the next two months.

Hood Group head of marketing and innovation, Gavin Dobson, explained: "The insurance industry needs to find better ways of insuring people's homes and delivering a better

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