Smart Homes Market report 2016: Clear Potential, But Too Many Cooks? – Research and Markets – Business Wire (press release)

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (
has announced the addition of the “Smart
Homes: Clear Potential, But Too Many Cooks?”
report to their

It would be great to be able use your smartphone to turn the oven on
when you’re out of the house – because you forgot to do that when you
left an hour ago. Or how about speaking into your smartwatch to check
you turned the heating off while you’re on the way to the airport.

These are basic use cases for the smart home, but they are not easy
today partly because the sprawling structure of the smart homes market
has led to the various interest groups coalescing into silos which are
working to steer the fledgling market in their direction. But another
reason why simple use cases have been so hard to execute is that the
first purpose-designed operating systems for the smart home only arrived
on in 2015, and market participants are still trying to understand how
to react.

Up to now, it has seemed that mostly everyone has wanted to own the
smart homes market, but in the clamour for control the casualty has been
the user experience and a market which is growing more slowly than could
have been the case.

The smart homes sector might evolve rather like the gaming industry or
mobile industry, where a small number of ‘vertical silos’ have formed
but which are basically incompatible. This would mean that appliance and
home electricals vendors would either need to decide which platform to
support, or to add multi-mode’ functionality to their products.

This reports looks at the smart home market as it stands today and
presents a rich narrative for how it will evolve in the future. The
various industry and vendor standards initiatives are reviewed and
forecasts are presented for how the market will grow into 2022.

Importantly, the report also contains extensive use cases and practical
illustrations of how the smart home will operate in the future.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Market Structure and Segmentation

3. How the Smart Homes Market has Changed in the Last Year

4. Smart Home Industry Alliances

5. Smart Home Company Profiles

6. Market Analysis

7. Market Forecasts

8. Appendix

Companies Mentioned

– ABB (Switzerland)

– ADT (US)

– (UK)

– Amazon (US)

– Apple (US)

– Assa Abloy (Sweden)

– AT&T (US)

– August (US)

– Belkin (US)

– British Gas (UK)

– Canary (US)

– Comcast (US)

– Control4 (US)

– Crestron (US)

– Google (US)

– Honeywell (US)

– iControl Networks (US)

– Insteon (US)

– LG (Korea, Rep.)

– Lowe’s (US)

– Microsoft (US)

– Nest (US)

– Netatmo (France)

– Panasonic (Japan)

– Parrot (France)

– Philips (Netherlands)

– Samsung (Korea, Rep.)

– Siemens (Germany)

– Skybell (US)

– Sonos (US)

– Texas Instruments (US)

– Vivint (US)

– Wink (US)

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