The rules of engagement between smart home companies and digital assistant ecosystems are changing as smart home market growth continues, highlighting areas of opportunity – and caution – for device manufacturers, service providers, and digital assistant platforms alike according to a report just released by Strategy Analytics.
Homes without security systems are three times more likely to be broken into. It’s a shocking statistic for sure, but homeowners and renters are not helpless in the face of crime.
Analysts predict an imminent boom in demand for smart homes, yet the mainstream media still scoffs at pitiful consumer take-up. The truth may lie somewhere in between, but it seems there are too many services that users either don’t value or struggle to install.
The Internet of Things, or IoT, is becoming a significant part of our everyday lives. Connecting electronic devices, vehicles, clothes and even buildings to a digital network, the Internet of Things could dramatically change the way we live. By 2020, there may be as many as 26 billion devices connected to the IoT.
Smart appliances have been available for many years without making much impact on the US$74 billion worldwide Laundry and Refrigeration market, but research from Futuresource Consulting indicates that this may be about to change.
A new report from Juniper Research forecasted that smart home automation and monitoring devices will grow to over 770 million globally by 2021, representing an eleven-fold rise from just 68 million estimated in 2016.
New data from Juniper Research shows that revenues from smart home hardware and services will reach $83 billion this year, rising to $195 billion by 2021. This will be generated through entertainment, automation, healthcare and connected devices.
Vayyar Imaging, the 3D-imaging sensor company whose technology makes it possible to see through objects, liquids, and materials, has announced the availability of its award-winning 3D sensor technology for the Smart Home market.
Orange Business Services has announced the worldwide launch of Datavenue, its new Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics modular offer.