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Survey: 90% US consumers own connected home device

May 15, 2018

Metova, a provider of mobile, connected car, connected home and IoT Solutions, has announced the results of a survey revealing the sentiment of consumers in the US on connected home technologies and privacy. Of note, over 90 per cent of respondents indicated owning a connected home device such as an appliance, TV, Amazon Alexa or Google Home.

“Consumers have already made the leap to connected devices in their homes, yet businesses are often too overloaded to leverage these new paths to make the transformation into the home,” said Josh Smith, CEO at Metova. “At Metova, we work alongside our partners to understand their vision. If you’re a company out there and are not sure how to navigate into the connected home, your customers are waiting for you and we can help you get there.”

Other key findings include:

  • Over 90 per cent surveyed have made a purchase of a connected home device
  • Nearly 70 per cent already have a voice-controlled system such as an Amazon Alexa or Google Home
  • 58 per cent per cent of people who own a connected home device are concerned about how it may impact their privacy
  • 74 per cent of respondents think connected home devices are the wave of the future
  • Over 30 per cent who do not have a connected home device plan to make a purchase within the year

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