Survey shows growing interest in smart home tech

More than a third of young Americans are interested in homes with smart technology features that provide security, energy efficiency and entertainment, a survey from realtor.com has found. The survey published last week shows that a quarter of Americans are more interested in smart home technology after spending much more of their time at home

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What will Happen to Smart Home Technology This Year?

What will happen to smart home technology this year was the question posed by Forbes to its Technology Council. 2017 saw more people embracing the concept of smart home technology, and it’s been predicted that this market

How to Protect Your Smart Home Tech During the Holiday Season

Smart home tech is likely to be extremely popular this holiday season, but it could also prove fruitful for hackers taking advantage of people who are less than tech-savvy.

Consumers Delaying Their Purchase of Smart Home Devices

According to an article in the Business Insider, people are becoming more cautious about smart home devices, apart from the Internet of Things devices. The reason is because of concerns about security.

41% of US Households Intend Purchasing Smart Home Device

Recent research just released by Parks Associates shows that 41% of US broadband households have plans to purchase a smart home device within the next 12 months. This includes 27% who have high purchase intentions.

5 Quality Smart Home Gadgets for Techies on a Budget

News outlets and industry experts have predicted the “Year of the Smart Home” for the past several years, but this year has been the most promising by far.

Biggest Users of Smart Home Technology Are Older

According to an article in Techdigest.TV a recent poll has revealed that more than a third of adults in the UK aged over 55 have smart technology devices within their home compared to less than a fifth of those aged between 18 and 34.

Forensic Implications of Smart Home Software

While much has been made of the usefulness of smart home software an article in CBC.ca highlights how smart home software is being used forensically.

Smart home Tech Still Needs to Overcome Hurdles for Mass Market Adoption

Smart home tech is becoming increasingly mainstream with the introduction of devices such as Google Home and Alexa. Despite this, hurdles still remain before there can be true mass-market adoption.

Smart Home Gadgets to Cut Energy Use May Do the Opposite

Many people are interested in purchasing smart home gadgets to help cut the cost of their energy bills. Devices that can be operated from a smart phone to control heating and cooling and lights and smart plugs are now widely available.

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