‘The Dutch have little interest in smart home”

‘The Dutch have little interest in smart home”

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While the smart home demand steadily rises, the question remains behind in the Netherlands.

That is according to figures from market researcher Telecompaper. The number of people that says within a year a smart home-device to purchase for use in the home, is still quite in the minority.

In a smart home are various “smart” household appliances connected to each other via the internet, often controlled from a smartphone.

The market research firm asked people whether they the coming year, a specific smart home device want to buy. For each submitted device has remained the share of people with ‘yes,’ said under the 20 per cent. A large majority of the Dutch population still has no smart household devices.

12 percent of the Dutch, for example, has the intention to make a ‘smart’ security cameras to buy from which images on the mobile phone. A smoke alarm the house owner a push notification sends during a fire, says 13 percent this is to want to purchase.

Here and there drops the interest even: in march was 11 percent of the people still interested in remote controlled lighting, last month was only 9 percent.

Especially twenty-somethings

It is the researchers that men are relatively more frequently, say a security camera to want to buy it, but the more women a ‘smart’ baby monitor want.

Especially twenty-somethings are interested in smart home devices. Only 4 percent of the group between 50 – 64-year-old says, for example, the purchases of remote controlled lighting to consider.

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