01.07.2019

The adoption of smart home devices & technologies into residential homes continues to increase year-over-year. At Ducker, we understand the significance of technology evolution for our clients in the building products and materials industry. Smart Home Devices have entered millions of homes in Europe. Ducker has collected data from European respondents based on:

  • Decision Making Role
  • Familiarity
  • Interest in Devices
  • Device Usage
  • Drivers in Evaluation Process
  • Drivers in Purchase
  • Control of Devices
  • Intercommunication
  • Disadvantages of Devices
  • Perceived Benefits of Devices
  • Intentions to Buy

Main Takeaways:

  • 3 out of 10 consumers view such technology as unnecessary and not worth the investment, while 1 out of 10 describe themselves as early adopters of technology.
  • Overall quality of the product, ease of use, and installation are the most important factors when choosing a smart home device.
  • Purchase channels differ from a device to another:
    • Retailers are selected mostly for smart TVs, speakers, lighting, hubs and appliances.
    • Contractors are selected for thermostat and windows. Home security companies for security monitoring system and door locks
  • Future purchase intentions indicate increasing demand for smart home devices and technologies as 1 out of 2 consumers expect to buy additional smart home devices in the next two years.

 


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