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Global - Smart Home Trends and Analysis: Smart Speakers Take Center Stage

Aug 7, 2018 |


Smart Homes are transitioning from ‘Automated Homes’ to ‘Siloed Homes’ to ‘Integrated Smart Homes’ of tomorrow. The report defines, breaks down, and provides key trends across the Smart Home value chain, including Devices, Connectivity (Cellular, Ethernet, NB-IoT, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Zigbee, Z-Wave, BLE), Router/Gateway, Platforms, and Analytics.

It evaluates various devices (smartphone, desktop, smart speaker, Tablet, Notebook), and their capability to eventually become the control devices for all applications. It compares popular voice-assistants available in the market with SWOT analysis. It also briefly covers the other possible Smart Home interaction interfaces such as gestures and motion.

Table of Contents

  • Definition and Categorization
    • Evolution of Smart Home
    • Smart Home Ecosystem Diagram
    • Comparison of Competing Smart Home Devices
  • Key Components – Value Chain
  • Smart Speakers: Device to Control Hub
    • Evolution & Market Trends
  • Types of Smart Home Interactions
    • Hardware Devices
    • Voice/Sound
    • Gestures
    • Motion
  • Smart Speakers: Key Vendors & Strategies
    • Google
    • Amazon
    • Apple
    • Baidu
    • Alibaba
  • Key Takeaways

Author: Hanish Bhatia
Number of Pages: 35
Published Date: August 2018


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