Smart home device installations seen a “big uptick” in 2016, with refrigerators, washers, and smoke detectors seeing year-on-year growth of over 250 percent.
That’s according to a new study published by PlumChoice, an Internet of Things (IoT) technical service provider and Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of companies deploying Z-Wave technologies, called 2016: Year of the Smart Device.
See Also: Amazon makes it even cheaper for Alexa developers to use AWS
A consumer survey published in the report said 52 percent of respondents plan to buy a smart home device in the next two years

Categories
Internet of Things