Broadband and connected devices continue to create new opportunities for various industries developing products and services for the consumer. According to Parks Associates research, 26% of U.S. broadband households own a smart home product, and purchase intentions remain high for consumers.
If you are part of the facility management or building automation and controls community, like I am, the Echo / Alexa might make you and other members of our community feel a bit stodgy, unimaginative and so last century
Like the Old Internet, the New Internet will definitely be experienced in the home. It makes sense that the place where you spend most of your time will be the place where the Internet of Things—connected objects with sensors—will be highly operational.