In less than 10 years a typical family house will contain somewhere around 200 smart objects, from the refrigerator to the washing machine, all devices with a certain level of “intelligence” and “communication skills”.
The solution for the control of all of the device’s is not a specific application for each device but rather one solution that controls everything and which anticipates your action and your preferences based on your previous behavior – a Connected Home
From here arises the need for home automation, a need that did not exist until now and that is why it was difficult for the industry to develop. Although the home automation solutions have emerged more than 20 years, there is still a small percentage of the population using them.
But with the significant growth of electronics and the gadgets we buy, intelligent home control is a must, as confirmed by the studies below:
“How the next evolution of the Internet is changing everything” the Cisco report which highlights the fact that by 2020 there will be about 7 internet connected devices per capita.
And according to Strategy Analytics, 30% of Western Europe homes will hold by 2019 a certain degree of inteligence. What the people who look for an automation solution consider as essential? Firstly the safty of their homes and the energy efficiecy.
The Smart Home report results performed on a sample of 1,600 people in the US and Canada confirms this:
- for 90% of respondents security and personal safety and that of the family is the main reason for which they would purchase such a system.
- 70% are led by lower energy costs through smart monitoring and control.
- and for 48% the motivation comes from the usefulness given bz automation itself
As one of the first developers of smart homes in Romania, we are delighted by the fact that we managed to raise attention and to make people want to benefit from a smart home solution.