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Technology Convergence Enabling Homes of the Future

  • Report

  • 64 Pages
  • June 2018
  • Region: Global
  • Frost & Sullivan
  • ID: 4591094

Voice Activation, Smart Sensors, Robotics, Wearables, Wireless Charging, Smart Sensors and Wireless Communication Driving Opportunities in Smart Homes

Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining momentum in multiple industries. The concept is influencing the home arena leading to automation and connected living. Advancements in technologies enabling the development of smart and connected devices are leading to the development of a wide range of solutions for home security and home connectivity applications. Increased home safety, remote-control capability of devices, improved convenience, and reduction of energy bills are encouraging advancements in the home automation industry.

A number of technologies are paving the way for connected living. Technologies such as voice activation, smart sensors, robotics, wearables, wireless charging, smart sensors, and wireless communication are playing a vital role in home automation. The technology and innovation research report, “Technology Convergence Enabling Homes of the Future” highlights the key enabling technologies leading to connected homes. It also offers insights on individual technologies and global products, developments in technologies enabling home automation and industrial initiatives.

The scope of the research report is limited to technologies enabling home automation such as voice activation, smart sensors, robotics, wearables, wireless charging, smart sensors, and wireless communication.

Key questions addressed in the research service include the following:

1. What are the key technologies driving home automation?
2. What are the benefits and applications of the technology in future homes?
3. What are the focus areas of technology developers and the key industry initiatives in the home automation space?
4. What are the future growth opportunities and what is roadmap for future homes?

Table of Contents

1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 Research Scope
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Research Methodology Explained
1.4 Smart Sensors, Voice Activation, and Robots are Among the Key Technologies Enabling Home Automation
1.5 Temperature Control and Home Lighting are Some of the Key Applications
2.0 Home Automation - A Brief Snapshot
2.1 Home Automation Aids in Improving the Quality of Human Life
2.2 Drivers and Challenges Influencing Home Automation Market
2.3 Reduced Utility Bills will Drive the Home Automation Market
2.4 Home Automation Helps Save Energy, Water, and Other Resources
2.5 Use of Data is a Primary Concern Hindering Adoption of Home Automation
2.6 Security of Smart Devices from Hackers will Influence Their Adoption

3.0 Technology Convergence Enabling Homes of the Future
3.1 Voice Activated Smart Home Hub Enables Easy Connected Home Automation
3.2 Smart Sensors and Wireless Communication are Key Enabling Technologies
3.3 Voice Activated Technology is Serving as a Key Technology Enabling home automation
3.4 Voice Controlled Applications Play a Vital Role as a Home Automation Tool
3.5 Smart Devices Enabled Using Integration of Smart Sensors and Wireless Communication Offer Increased Connectivity
3.6 Intelligent Appliances Connect to Form a Smart Home Hub
3.7 Smart Sensors that Enable Creation of an Intelligent Home
3.8 Motion Sensor is One of the Key Sensor Technologies Suitable for Home Security
3.9 Key Industry Participants Developing Motion Sensors for Home Automation
3.10 Sensor Fusion Plays a Quintessential Role in Home Automation
3.11 Smart Lighting will Serve as a Source of Illumination and Connectivity in Automated Home Environment
3.12 Wireless Charging will be Suitable to Keep the Connected and Intelligent Applications Functional at all Times
3.13 Key Wireless Charging Technology Developments Enabling Home Automation
3.14 Wireless Communication Protocols Suitable for Smart Home Applications
3.15 Innovators with Thread and Zigbee Certified Products
3.16 Innovators Working on Z-Wave Certified Products Enabling Home Automation
3.17 Innovators of KNX Certified Products
3.18 Robotics Opens New Opportunities in Home Automation
3.19 Key Robotics Initiatives Paving the Way for the Future of Home Automation
3.20 Increased Adoption of Wearables to Impact Home Automation
3.21 Prominently Used Wearable Applications Suitable for Home Automation
4.0 Innovation Ecosystem in the Home Automation Industry
4.1 Amazon’s Echo Plus Serves as a Voice Activated Hub for Smart-Home Devices
4.2 Wi-Fi Controlled Lighting Using LIFX Color 1000
4.3 ADT Pulse and Nest Learning Thermostat Provide Home Management and Climate Control
4.4 Motion Sensing Technology Enhancing Home Security
4.5 Artificial Intelligence Powering Robotics to Optimize Production
4.6 Alexa-integrated Vacuum Cleaning Robot for Homes
4.7 Pool Cleaning Automated with Wi-Fi Enabled Robot
4.8 Remote Controlled Lawn Mower for Large Lawns
4.9 Automated Cooking with Robotic Kitchen Arms
4.10 Smoke Sensing and Weather Reporting Using Sensors
4.11 Other Innovators Enabling Home Automation
4.12 Recent Home Automation Innovations
4.13 Graphene-based Sensors Help Monitor Air Pollution in Homes
4.14 Research is Under Way to Develop Intelligent Cleaning Concepts and Thermostats to Effectively Reduce Electricity Bills
4.15 Partnerships and Innovations Transforming Connected Homes into Intelligent Homes
4.16 Industry Developments Driving the Future of Home Automation

5.0 Growth Opportunities for Home Automation and Conclusion
5.1 Growth Opportunities for Home Automation: Current Scenario
5.2 Growth Opportunities for Home Automation: Security is a Concern
5.3 Growth Opportunities for Home Automation: Future Scope

6.0 Industry Contacts

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Amazon