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Ovum's Smart Home Devices Forecast: 2016–21 presents historical and forecast data for smart home devices. It includes penetration, installed base, and unit sales for consumer smart home technologies across five different categories of devices for 21 major markets across all regions.


  • The region of Oceania, Eastern Asia, and Southeastern Asia is the biggest smart home market by some margin, largely driven by advanced countries such as South Korea and Japan, as well as the less advanced but large markets of countries such as China.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses expected growth patterns for various classes of connected home devices, including appliance, interactive audio devices, and smart home security devices.
  • Compare expected growth across multiple countries and regions, as well as regional differences in types of devices.

Key questions answered

  • How many households will have connected or smart devices by 2021?
  • What types of devices will grow fastest between 2016 and 2021?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Smart Home Devices Forecast: 2016–21

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