A disconnect between smart home and home robotics offerings has been a factor limiting home robotics adoption. Pricing, availability, and consumer awareness have been factors too, but a new study from ABI Research finds that robot vendors increasingly see value in supporting the integration of their devices into smart home functionality. While challenges remain, this smart home integration will result in nearly 79 million homes around the world having a robot in the house by 2024.Read More
New research from Parks Associates’ Smart Home Tracker: Market Sizing and Trends estimates nearly 14 million new smart home controllers will be sold in the US in 2024. The tracker provides industry insights and analysis on the latest trends in the smart home space, including the need for new privacy protection and authentication measures.Read More
Sales of connected consumer devices — including networked cameras, security systems, and connected health devices — will exceed 520 million units by 2022, according to Parks Associates. The report, sponsored by Calix, presents the opportunities emerging from this wealth of residential devices and details strategies for service providers to operate in the smart home market in ways that leverage their strengths while avoiding the pitfalls of past efforts.
Demand for smart home devices and systems continued to soar over the past six months creating the bedrock for a coming wave of new smart home services and revenue streams, according to a new report from ABI Research.Read More
So-called "UnTelco" opportunities for communications service providers (CSPs) in the smart home will reach $11.2 billion by 2022, though it will not be an easy journey, according to ABI Research.Read More
Cameras with full software and service feature sets at sub $200 price points will fuel growth of the smart home surveillance camera market according to recently published research by Strategy Analytics.Read More
Annual 2016 U.S. dollar sales of home automation products experienced growth of 57 percent versus 2015, according to The NPD Group. Security and monitoring products continued to lead the category, making-up over 60 percent of dollar share.Read More