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Monday, November 11, 2013

Mobile Apps Drive Smart Homes

In GigaOM:  Expectes 21.5 million in US and Europe by 2017.  The definition is still somewhat uncertain.  We continue to experiment with the idea, after starting in 2001, to see how it might influence CPG product demand.   As expected, these are driven by smartphone apps.  Also discovered, that information technology and housing technologies evolve at different rates.   In examining such systems as refrigerators, we found that consumers expected a them to last 15 years, while info tech changes in n 18 month cycle. Who can afford to rip out smart house installations?

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