Connected Home Appliance Market - Opportunities and Forecast, 2016 - 2020


Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Connected Home Appliance Market in the US 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Connected Home Appliance Market in the US: ARRIS, AT&T, Comcast, Honeywell, and Samsung.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Bosch, Control4, Dacor, Electrolux, Frigidaire, GE, Haier, iControl Networks, Ingersoll-Rand, LG, Panasonic, Sprint, Thermador, Vivint, and Whirlpool.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend inciting market growth is the use of Bluetooth and low-power Wi-Fi to operate smart home products. Low-power Wi-Fi has its significance with the combination of two products: Roost (a connected battery) and Homeboy (a rechargeable security camera). Roost converts a smoke detector into a connected smoke detector working through the low-power Wi-Fi IP, which is built as per the standard protocol. The main advantage is the easier and the fast communication that occurs due to Bluetooth technology, unlike Wi-Fi that consumes time due to cloud networking for transferring and retrieving the information.”

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According to the report, one driver leading to the growth of this market will be the rising smartphone penetration. The US is the world's largest 4G market. Currently, it has 80% smartphone adoption rate with respect to its population. Increasing smartphone data usage is driving the connected home appliances market in remote monitoring and controlling of the devices.

Further, the report states that a major challenge for this market will be the lack of awareness and understanding of connected devices. The market is facing high end-consumer conservatism in terms of smart home technology. Consumers are unaware of the latest technological advances and the possible benefits. Therefore,...