A smart home is a home that is equipped with devices that are connected via the internet and help the homeowner managed and monitor appliances, and, other systems from a mobile device.
Below are some interesting statistics regarding the popularity and growth of smart homes:
Statistics on Smart Homes
These are some interesting statistics that reveal just how quickly smart homes are becoming mainstream in the United States:
- The smart home market in the US is expected to approach 40 billion by 2020. (https://www.statista.com/topics/2430/smart-homes/)
- 57% of Americans say that having smart products in their home saves them about 30 minutes of time per day. (http://www.rochesterrealestateblog.com/smart-home-technology-impacted-real-estate/)
- Over half of the smart home buyers purchase a smart home for the ability to monitor their home via a smartphone. (http://realtormag.realtor.org/for-brokers/network/article/2016/02/prep-agents-6-smart-home-facts)
The Role of Home Automation in A Smart Home
Having a smart home doesn’t automatically make it a secure home. Security systems and applications need to be integrated into the smart home so that they can automatically be used within the framework of a smart home system.
That is where the experts at Safeguard Security Solutions step in. We can configure control of security cameras, video monitoring, video analytics, exit and entry protocols, lighting, and more for the smart home owner.
Automate Your Smart Home with Security Today
Learn more about home automation as a part of your overall smart home plan when you contact the security experts at Safeguard Security Solutions. Start by contacting our office at (800) 631-3550 or request a consultation from one of our security experts.