As smart home devices proliferate, interoperability is the key to creating true smart home systems.
This report examines the importance of interoperability and provides an analysis of the communication stack, technologies, and ecosystems in the smart home industry.
It provides an updated analysis on the role of interoperability in generating success for the smart home industry and how companies can stay competitive with differentiated products while still offering robust interoperability across all devices.
The report includes a five-year U.S. forecast for protocols by product category.
Key Topics Covered
1. Report Summary 1.1 Purpose of Report 1.2 Scope of Report 1.3 Research Approach/Sources
2. Interoperability: From Islands to Archipelagos
3. Consumer Expectations for Device Interoperability 3.1 Impact of Expectations for Interoperability on Purchasing 3.2 Impact of Smart Home Platforms 3.3 Impact of Standalone Products versus Integrated with Home Control Systems 3.4 Impact of User Interface Options