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This analysis complements Ovum's Smart Home Vendor Tracker: 2H17. The tracker provides a dynamic assessment of the most relevant vendors within the smart home market at a global level.


  • In 2H17, the smart home battle intensified as prices fell visibly and consumers became more convinced by the benefits of smart living. New smart home solutions with enhanced product functionality have created more consumer awareness, pushing sales up in existing and new markets around the world.
  • AI assistants have made progress as key enablers of the smart home experience, providing an alternative user interface to mobile apps.

Features and Benefits

  • Discusses how the AI-enabled smart speaker market is growing at a fast pace.
  • Analyzes how Amazon has emerged as clear leader in the smart home industry.

Key questions answered

  • Why have Amazon and Google gone to great lengths to boost the functionality of their AI assistants?
  • Which companies are in Ovum's top five smart home vendors?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Smart Home Vendor Tracker: 2H17 Highlights

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