Smart-home service revenues—which include professionally installed control and entertainment systems, interactive security, self-monitoring and control, and other services—should double between 2014 and 2019, according to August 2014 projections from Strategy Analytics. The research firm estimated that US smart-home revenues of $18 billion this year would double by 2019 to hit $39 billion.
Q2 2014 research by Nielsen found that 40% of US internet users were interested in owning a connected home. Home security (71%) and home automation (70%) were the connected-home technologies of most interest. Read the rest at eMarketer.