Posts tagged smart devices
Parks Associates: 12 Percent of Broadband Households Say Voice Control is the Top Feature When Buying a New Smart TV

A rise in the use of voice controls and the increased interest in voice commands to control in-home entertainment devices increasingly will drive volumes among US broadband households, according to new research from Parks Associates. The research firm reports that over half of US broadband households find voice control of connected entertainment devices to be appealing. Voice functionality has also become an important buying consideration, with 12% of US broadband households stating it is a top feature when buying a new smart TV.“

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Smart Devices Are a Critical Entry Point to the IoT Ecosystem, IHS Markit Says

As smart functionality makes its way into homes and businesses, two devices are gaining a foothold into broader ecosystems to maximize growth and revenue opportunities: smart speakers and smart meters. According to IHS Markit, by the end of 2021, there will be an installed base of 328 million smart speakers and more than 1.13 billion smart electricity, water and gas meters.

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