Global Connected Living Outlook 2017: Building on the IoT

This report provides a big-picture assessment of the markets serving consumers’ connected lifestyle. It evaluates trends in service categories, including broadband, television, digital content, residential security, and connected health and wellness, as well as connected home product categories, including home networks, smart home devices, and connected consumer electronics. It includes five-year forecasts for select product categories.

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1.0         Executive Summary

1.1         Purpose of Report

1.2         Research Approach/Sources

1.3         Connected Living Landscape

2.0         Global Connected Living

2.1         Timeline and Current Adoption of Connected Devices and Services

2.2         Enabling the Connected Lifestyle

2.2.1      Drivers

Broadband Access

Cloud Services

Voice Interfaces and Personal Assistants

An App-first Digital Experience

UX Improvements and Support Issues

2.2.2      Barriers to Adoption

Low Familiarity

Security and Privacy Concerns

High Upfront Costs

Lack of Concise Value Propositions

3.0         Connected Lifestyles: Product and Service Trends

3.1         Connected CE and Platforms

3.1.1      Market Developments and Trends to Watch

3.1.2      Growth Opportunities

3.1.3      Forecast

3.2         Digital Entertainment Services

3.2.1      Market Developments and Trends to Watch

3.2.2      Growth Opportunities

3.2.3      Forecast

3.3         Smart Home Devices and Services

3.3.1      Market Developments and Trends to Watch

3.3.2      Growth Opportunities

3.3.3      Forecast

3.4         Smart Home Energy Management

3.4.1      Market Developments and Trends to Watch

3.4.2      Growth Opportunities

3.4.3      Forecast

3.5         Smart Home Security Services

3.5.1      Market Developments and Trends to Watch

3.5.2      Growth Opportunities

3.5.3      Forecast

3.6         Connected Cars

3.6.1      Market Developments and Trends to Watch

3.6.2      Growth Opportunities

3.6.3      Forecast

3.7         Digital Health and Fitness

3.7.1      Market Developments and Trends to Watch

3.7.2      Growth Opportunities

3.7.3      Forecast

4.0         Implications and Recommendations

5.0         Appendix

5.1         Glossary

5.2         Index

Connected Living Landscape
Smart Home Device Ownership and Purchase Intentions
Appeal of Smart Home-Entertainment Feature Integration
Timeline of Connected Lifestyle
Device Adoption in U.S. Broadband Households
2016 Broadband Household Penetration: Global Markets with Penetration Above 75%
Fixed Broadband Cancellation for Mobile-Only Services
Consumer Familiarity with Smart Devices
Concerns about Hacking of Smart Products
Consumer Perception of Smart Device Affordability
Connected CE Devices: Adoption and Purchase Intentions
Streaming Media Player Unit Sales Forecast (2013-2020)
Cord Nevers by Age (2014-2016)
Pay-TV Households Global Forecast (2015-2021)
Smart Home Devices: Adoption and Purchase Intentions
Smart Home Controller Households Global Forecast (2016-2021)
Smart Energy Products: Adoption and Purchase Intentions
Smart Thermostat Sales Forecast by Region (2016 – 2020)
Security Systems by Installation Method
Forecast of Global Households with Security and Professional Monitoring
U.S. Forecast of Light Vehicles with Connectivity Solution (2016 – 2022)
Connected Health Devices: Path from Simple Connectivity to Open-loop Intelligence

Publish Date: 2Q 2017

Pages: 68

Authored By:
Jennifer Kent - Vice President, Research
Dina Abdelrazik - Contributing Analyst
Kristen Hanich - Director of Research
Tom Kerber - Senior Director, IoT Strategy and Custom Research
Tejas Mehta - Chief Data Scientist
Glenn Hower - Senior Analyst
Hunter Sappington - Research Analyst
Brett Sappington - Senior Research Director and Principal Analyst
Patrice Samuels - Sr. Manager, Market Research
Brad Russell - Research Director, Connected Home
Harry Wang - Senior Director of Research

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