The Evolution of the smart home
Smart homes connect all the devices in a home ranging from appliances to energy consumers and security systems, allowing for better control. These smart home services, cited as a future industry, have created a market in which telecommunications, construction and appliance companies are competing. The domestic smart home market, nearly 10 billion dollars in scale last year, is expected to grow to over 18 billion dollars by 2019. Based on IoT technology, smart homes are evolving even more quickly through artificial intelligence and cutting-edge vocal recognition. However, the convenience of smart homes underscores hurdles such as security issues and communications standards. We look at the lifestyle changes smart homes will bring, as well as the state of the art and the tasks that must still be resolved.