The Internet-of-Things (IoT) is witnessing large-scale realization with the growing importance of smart home devices and the increasing consumer demand for automation in order to enable convenient living as well as reduced consumption of energy. Connected living is gaining prominence owing to the various benefits associated with it, mainly its ability to provide enhanced security for the residents of the home. Advancements in technologies are further influencing adoption of smart devices which have a wide range of applications in the connected home ecosystem.
Convergence of several technologies, such as sensors, wearables, robotics, smart home hubs and smart appliances are paving the way for the control of several applications in smart homes, thereby resulting in increased adoption globally.
This research service, “Technology Convergence Driving Smart Home Automation” highlights the key enabling technologies leveraged for creating a connected home ecosystem. It also offers insights on individual technologies, key innovations, global products, and industry initiatives leading to developments in technologies enabling home automation. The scope of the research service is limited to technologies enabling home automation, such as voice activation, smart sensors, robotics, wearables, smart lighting, smart sensors, and smart home hubs.
Key questions addressed in the research service include the following:
- What are the various technologies converging toward the development of home automation solutions?
- What are the factors influencing the adoption of smart devices?
- What are the applications of the technology in future homes?
- What are the industry initiatives driving the development of smart home technologies?
- What are the future growth opportunities and what is the way forward for future homes?
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Research Methodology Explained
1.4 Smart Sensors, Voice activation, and Robots are Key Enabling Technologies in the Home Automation Segment
1.5 Technology Convergence Has Resulted in a Wide Breadth of Applications
2.2 Enhanced Safety is a Primary Advantage of Home Automation
2.3 Interoperability Issues and High Cost of Smart Devices can Hinder Adoption
3.2 Recent Developments in the Wearables Segment to Enable Home Automation
3.3 Prominently Used Wearable Applications Suitable for Home Automation
4.2 Industrial Impact of Voice Technology on Consumers and Businesses
4.3 Stakeholder Ecosystem – Voice-activated Home Automation
5.2 Smart Home Hub Strategies of Major Industry Participants
5.3 Stakeholder Ecosystem – Smart Hubs
6.2 Strategic Questions about Upgrading to Smart Lighting from a Consumer Perspective
6.3 Stakeholder Ecosystem – Smart Lighting
7.2 Synthetic Sensors will Enable Integration of Several Sensors into one Hub
7.3 Stakeholder Ecosystem – Smart Sensors and Smart Devices
8.2 Advancements in Robotic Assistants for the Home can Help Elderly People with Dementia
8.3 Stakeholder Ecosystem – Robots Enabling Home Automation
9.2 Wearable Technology that Enables Control of Connected Home Devices
9.3 Smart Home Hub Enables Voice Activated Control of Smart Devices
9.4 Smart Light Network Enables Effective Control of Lights in a Smart Home
9.5 Smart Thermostat Provides Home Climate Control
9.6 Gutter Cleaning Robot Reduces the Need to Climb Ladders from Dangerous Heights
10.2 Recent Funding Initiatives Enable Enhancement of Traditional Lighting Products with Smart Features
10.3 Research and Development in Home Automation is Enabling Improved Security and Accessibility
10.4 Funding for Smart Home Companies Aids Marketing and Product Development Efforts
11.2 Patent Publication Trends in Smart Home Devices Showcase a Steady Rise Indicating Increased Adoption
12.2 Enhanced Cybersecurity Measures and Heavy Investments Drive the Adoption of Home Automation
12.3 Mergers and Acquisitions are Driving the Development of Newer Smart Home Technologies