Continues to grow the world market of smart home devices that over the past year reached 801.5 million units shipped. according to the research worldwide quarterly smart home device tracker, carried out by the idc, compared to 2019 there was an increase of 4.5% with forecasts for the next five-year period decidedly pink. Growth in 2020 is positive in all categories of devices: streaming flash drives, smart speakers, security devices, and lighting systems.
Idc previews that the shipments will exceed 1.4 billion in 2025 with an annual growth rate composed (cagr) of 12.2% for the next 5 years. Canada and Western Europe will record five-year growth rates of 17.7% and 14.7% respectively. More entertainment and privacyIn relation to products, video entertainment will represent 27.6% of all shipments in 2025 thanks to a reduction in prices and the addition of new features.
On the other hand, smart speakers will record a slowdown caused in particular by the aging of the market. Of course, there are also inhibiting factors regarding the growth and spread of smart home products. Many users, in fact, are not likely to have a product that is constantly listening to or viewing environments.