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SOURCE Research and Markets
DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/csmfqx/smart_homes) has announced the addition of the "Smart Homes Market - by Products, Services and Geography - Analysis & Global Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.
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Smart homes is a collective term for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) used in residences, where the various components communicate via a network which can be used to monitor, warn, and carry out functions according to a chosen criteria. These systems work together to enhance the comfort, convenience, security, and entertainment amenities/services of the residents through the upgrade of technology within the home.
The report covers the global market segmented on the basis of products, services, and geography. The products segment comprises security & access controls, lighting controls, HVAC systems, energy management systems, entertainment systems, home health systems, smart appliances, and more. The services segment consists of installation & maintenance, and renovation & customization. Installation & maintenance involves setting up a system for a smart home and maintaining it in order to make the system more reliable and secure to operate. Renovation and customization includes remodelling the home with automated smart home systems according to the individual's requirement. The geographical analysis covers Americas, Europe, APAC and Rest of the World (ROW).
The major drivers for the global market are energy and cost savings, regulatory initiatives by the government, increasing ageing population, and improved comfort and convenience. The introduction of smart meters to conserve energy and the assistance of power line communication are the growth opportunities for the smart homes market. There are a lot of opportunities for the existing players as well as for the new entrants to bring innovations in the existing products, thereby maintaining high performance and reliability in the smart homes market.
Some of the key players in this market include Siemens AG (Germany), Schneider Electric S.A. (France), ABB Ltd. (Switzerland), Ingersoll-Rand PLC (Ireland), Tyco International Ltd. (Switzerland), Emerson Electric Co. (U.S.), Legrand S.A. (France), Crestron Electronics, Inc. (U.S.) , Lutron Electronics, Inc. (U.S.), and Control4 Corporation (US), to name a few.
Key Topics Covered:
2 Executive Summary
3 Cover-Page Interview
4 Market Overview
5 Market Analysis
6 Global Smart Homes Market, By Products
7 Global Smart Homes Market, By Services
8 Global Smart Homes, By Protocols And Technologies
9 Global Smart Homes Market, By Geography
10 Competitive Landscape
11 Company Profiles
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