Home automation is reaching an inflection point. Service providers, including telcos, cable operators, and home security companies, as well as retailers and device OEMs alike are bringing to this market a range of new hardware, services, and offers. Adding opportunity and complexity is the intersection of home automation services with wearables, new sensor technologies, big data and analytics, and health management services. Both consumer brand heavyweights and start-ups are jumping into the market forcing long standing specialists to adapt to compete. Smart home suppliers that hope to survive the new competitive environment must stay hyper-aware of the latest consumer product and service trends, and align their products and strategies with emerging connectivity options, product mixes, service delivery and platform approaches, and eco-system partner development.
This service tracks these ongoing developments to provide deep-dive supplier assessments across home automation nodes and hardware, platforms, and services. Market Data is provided for shipments, installations and revenues for smart home sensors, gateways, modules, and consumer appliances. This service is particularly relevant to those who are looking to embrace the opportunity of new service markets and extended customer relationships borne from advances in wireless applications and networking technologies.