The smart home represents one of the biggest potential growth areas in the consumer technology market, and global players such as Amazon, Apple, and Google, as well as security, utility, and telecommunication service providers, continue to jostle for position. However, proving the everyday value of smart home technology remains a significant
challenge to mass-market adoption for all players.
Michael Philpott is Senior Practice Leader of Ovum’s Consumer Services research practice and a Principal Analyst specializing in broadband access, broadband content and connected/smart home strategy.
In his latest article, he explores how the smart home is developing in the consumer technology market.