Amazon’s new Echo Show proves that the smart home phenomenon is finally moving into the mainstream

Bob O'Donnell for RECODE:  Timing, they say, is everything. Particularly if you’ve got something to add to an already hot topic that’s reaching peak-fever levels this week.

I’m talking, of course, about smart speakers, such as Amazon’s expanding Echo line of products, Google’s Home, the unusual C by GE Sol smart lamp and the new Microsoft-driven Invoke coming from Harmon Kardon, which is now a division of Samsung.

Having just fielded, a little more than a week ago, a brand new Technalysis Research study to 1,000 US consumers who own at least some smart home devices, I have some fresh data to inject into the conversation.

To set the stage, it’s interesting to note that about one-quarter of U.S. households now have at least one piece of smart home gear in their possession, according to the study. From smart light bulbs and connected door locks to home security cameras and beyond, it appears that the smart home phenomenon is finally moving into the mainstream.  Full Article:

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