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Smart Home Connectivity

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Actionable Benefits

  • The report enables clients to develop their smart home connectivity strategies in line with ongoing change across a range of smart home segments, applications and devices.
  • The report delivers detailed appraisal of the evolving connectivity and protocol developments of key smart home players, enabling decision makers from smart home OEMs, service providers and associated ecosystem players to develop their own competitive and/or partnership strategies.

Critical Questions Answered

  • What are the primary wireless technologies supporting smart home connectivity now and over the next five years?
  • What protocol enhancements and major player strategies will drive specific protocol adoption in smart home?
  • How will emerging wireless network options including LPWA and 5G impact the connectivity and management of smart home systems?

Research Highlights

  • Forecasts for protocol adoption across multiple smart home devices, gateways and appliances.
  • Detailed analysis of leading protocol options and the strengths and weaknesses of each for players across the smart home ecosystem.

Who Should Read This?

  • Delivers insights to those engaged in developing smart home strategies across services and individual products. Readership should san from CTO’s to smart home business development through to Product and Marketing Managers across a range of organisations including:
  • Smart home device OEMS preparing their smart home product strategies.
  • Smart home service providers developing and  to largest/specific markets/channels.
  • Protocol industry organizations.
  • IC, module and radio semiconductor companies.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.1. Introduction
1.2. Smart Home Market Forecasts Overview
1.3. Complexity Stifles Smart Home Investment and Adoption
1.4. Competitive Advantage
1.5. Gateway and Network Topology
1.6. Key Protocol Trends
1.7. Summary

2. SMART HOME DEVICES, CONNECTIVITY, PROTOCOLS, AND INTERFACES

2.1. Smart Home Devices
2.2. Smart Home Connectivity
2.3. Wide Area Wireless Protocols and Cellular Air Interfaces

3. THE SMART HOME PROTOCOL MARKET LANDSCAPE AND DIRECTION

3.1. Evolution and Competition
3.2. Bluetooth
3.3. 802.15.4
3.4. Zigbee
3.5. Thread
3.6. Z-Wave
3.7. Proprietary
3.8. Wi-Fi
3.9. Others
3.10. NB-IoT
3.11. LPWA
3.12. 5G
3.13. Application Layer Unification
3.14. Energy Harvesting
3.15. Wireless Protocol Industry Group Membership

4. PROTOCOL TRENDS AND MARKET FORECASTS BY DEVICE

4.1. Current Smart Home Protocol Support
4.2. Smart Door Locks
4.3. Smart Sensors: Garage, Contact, Smoke, Motion, and Water
4.4. Indoor Smart Plugs
4.5. Smart Key Fobs
4.6. Smart Wireless Security Cameras
4.7. Smart Thermostats
4.8. Smart Blinds
4.9. Smart Lighting
4.10. Voice Control Front-End Devices
4.11. Gateways And Routers
4.12. Smart Appliances
4.13. Smart Home WAN Connectivity Forecasts