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The NextMarket Report — survey

'When shopping for my own smart home system, I found a disjointed mess'

Mike Wolf survey

I'm conducting a smart home industry survey of smart folks who know about the industry. When I do these types of surveys, often the most informative and enlightening responses come from open ended questions. This survey appears to be no different. The following comment was offered for an open ended question about the current state of smart home and I found the response about smart home retail pretty spot on. I'll present the response without further comment:  "I am pretty literate as a non-IT professional regarding current technology. For Home Automation I listen intently to The SmartHome Show and HomeOn in...

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Smart Home Weekly: The Smart Home Industry Survey

Mike Wolf Amazon Centralite Dash Iris Jilia Lowes survey

We're in the summer doldrums as far as smart home news goes, but a few interesting things did happen this week.  First, we learned (as expected) that a new Apple TV is on its way, to be revealed at an Apple event in September. Second, the Amazon Dash buttons were made available to all Prime members, launching what may be an era of connected commerce that, as I write here, brings the point of sale to the point of consumption for the first time for consumables and the smart home. Also, I share some thoughts on what Lowe's should do...

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Are you knowledgable about the smart home industry? We want to hear your opinions.

Mike Wolf survey

We want to hear from people who know about the ins and outs of the smart home and IoT marketplace. We are conducting a survey and will share a summary of the results with those who take the survey. We'll also be giving out some smart home gear to a few lucky folks who take the survey. Click here to take the survey.  Thanks for your time! -Michael Wolf Chief Analyst, NextMarket Insights  

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