Smart Home - A promising market, taking off slowly

Published: December 2015
No. of Pages: 33

This report shows the scope covered by the smart home market.

It describes the major motivations on the part of consumers to purchase a smart home solution and the role of technologies in the market.

It presents the key players active in the broader ecosystem.

Lastly, it provides the main drivers and barriers for the take-off of the smart home market.

List of players examined/mentioned

  • ADT
  • Allianz
  • Apple
  • AT&T
  • Belkin
  • Bouygues Telecom
  • Comcast
  • Control4
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • GE
  • Google
  • Hager
  • HomeSeer
  • Insteon
  • Legrand
  • LG
  • Netatmo
  • Orange
  • Panasonic
  • Philips
  • Samsung
  • SFR
  • Sonos
  • Sony
  • Telefónica
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Verisure
  • Withings

Slideshow contents

Definition and scope

  • Under the Smart Home umbrella
  • Consumer benefits and expectations from the smart home
  • Technology issues


  • Type of offerings
  • A very broad ecosystem
  • Consumer electronics and home appliance providers
  • Energy and security system providers
  • Home automation providers
  • Pure players
  • Telecom operators
  • Internet giants

Market development

  • Market drivers and barriers
  • Market estimates

Smart Home - A promising market, taking off slowly

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Methodology & definitions
2.1. General methodology of IDATE's reports
2.2. Definitions
2.2.1. What is covered by the smart home umbrella?
2.2.2. The different types of smart home offerings

3. Technologies & customer benefits
3.1. Technologies
3.1.1. Key technologies for connectivity
3.1.2. Interconnection required
3.2. Consumers' benefits and expectations from the smart home

4. Key players
4.1. Initiatives from home equipment suppliers
4.1.1. Consumer electronics vendors
4.1.2. Household appliance providers
4.1.3. Home energy management system providers
4.1.4. Security and safety system providers
4.2. Pure players
4.2.1. Home automation system providers
4.2.2. New players in the home
4.3. Telecom operators
4.3.1. AT&T
4.3.2. Deutsche Telekom
4.4. Internet giants
4.4.1. Apple
4.4.2. Google
4.5. Other service providers

5. Market trends
5.1. Market drivers and barriers
5.2. Market estimates

List of Tables

Table 1: Key differences between Wifi, Z-Wave, ZigBee, Thread and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
Table 2: Current protocols used per category of smart home devices
Table 3: Smart home players positioning
Table 4: Presence of pure players in smart security
Table 5: HomeSeer range of products
Table 6: Telcos initiative in the smart home
Table 7: Integration of smart home equipment in the household by 2022

List of Figures

Figure 1: Concept of the smart home
Figure 2: Interests in purchase smart security systems
Figure 3: Importance of security in smart home adoption
Figure 4: Smart home architecture
Figure 5: IFTTT concept
Figure 6: GE utilisation of IFTTT
Figure 7: Overview of all current frameworks
Figure 8: Expected energy savings from smart home
Figure 9: Role of smart TV in content consumption
Figure 10: Line of smart home products
Figure 11: Samsung smart home platform
Figure 12: SmartThings, Samsung home automation solution
Figure 13: Samsung Smart home app
Figure 14: Samsung SmartThings kit
Figure 15: Sony smart home portfolio
Figure 16: LG HomeChat system
Figure 17: Philips Hue products
Figure 18: Light bulbs connected to Wink Hub
Figure 19: Wink Relay
Figure 20: Traditional suppliers and access to end-user market
Figure 21: Legrand application MyHome
Figure 22: Verisure scope in smart home
Figure 23: Control4 smart home interface
Figure 24: Products compatible with Control4
Figure 25: Insteon product family
Figure 26: WeMo smart home portfolio
Figure 27: Sonos speakers
Figure 28: Withings Home Camera
Figure 29: AT&T Digital Life service
Figure 30: Qivicon concept by Deutsche Telekom
Figure 31: Deutsche Telekom Qivicon business model
Figure 32: Apple Homekit
Figure 33: Brillo, the Google operating system applied to the smart home
Figure 34: Main Google smart home products
Figure 35: Price as the main barrier of smart home adoption for users
Figure 36: Broad smart home landscape
Figure 37: Standards initiatives relevant to the Smart Home
Figure 38: Smart home market evolution, by region, 2013 - 2025

Published By: iDate Research
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