By the year 2022, the sale of smart home devices in the U.S. is expected to top 520 million units. Considering that a few years ago, before the age of Alexa, most Americans had little to no connectivity in their homes, that’s a pretty meteoric growth rate.
So what will the smart home look like five years down the line? Last week in San Francisco, some 600 industry thought leaders gathered for the 23rd annual CONNECTIONS, billed as the premier connected home conference, to imagine the possibilities.
Here are five big ideas that came out of the brainstorm.