It’s expected that by the year 2025, there’ll be over 64 billion IoT devices, and most of them will be inside our homes. Smart TVs, smart locks, smart lights; they all offer great convenience but expose users to great threats as well.
When thinking about cyber threats, what comes to mind most often is computer viruses. Thus, many people seem to believe that cyber-security stops at anti-malware software installed on a smartphone or PC.
The India home automation market size was valued at $1,790.9 million in 2018, and is expected to reach at $13,574.1 million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 29.8% during the forecast period 2019-2026.
Smart home refers to homes with appliances such as electronic devices is controlled or operated by user via smartphone or a mobile app.Smart device include appliances such as lighting devices, air conditioning units, ovens, refrigerators, audio & video entertainment systems, and cooling & heating units.
With the rapid development of technology and the ever-changing trends surrounding home design and layout, it might seem like your home is inevitably going to become outdated and impractical. There are so many challenges and changes that might impact the way you live in your home, in ways that can be hard to predict. However, by considering accessibility, flexibility and function within a thoughtful and graceful design, you can future proof your home and ensure that it caters for changes in technology, design trends, and even the occupants of your home.
Setting up a home network to access the Internet and share your data from one device to another is becoming more and more common, but how you go about it will vary based on your needs.
Some people may just want to come home and relax with their favourite wireless device, while someone else in the house is casually surfing the web. Others may need all of their high-performance entertainment devices to have as much bandwidth as possible for multiple users, which probably means a more complex network setup.
Home automation is really cool, but it takes a hit because some of the products that are available are, well, crap. Like smart fridges. We don’t get those. Back to the point, though, people see these crap products and they bucket all home automation into this bucket of ridiculousness. This makes us sad, because we love technology and all the super cool things it can do, and all the ways it makes life a hell of a lot more convenient.