The smart home - inevitable trend


Since the world's first intelligent building appeared in the United States in 1984, the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia and other developed countries have put forward a variety of the smart home programs. The smart home widely used in the United States, Germany, Singapore, Japan and other countries.


In May 1998, the ‘98 Asian International Exhibition on Home Appliances and Consumer Electronics’ was held in Singapore. Through simulating "Home of the Future", the Singapore-style home intelligent system was launched. The functions of the system including three-meters cc function, security alarm, visual intercom, monitoring center, household appliance control, cable TV access, telephone access, household information message, home intelligent control panel, intelligent wiring box, broadband network access and system software configuration.


According to PARKS, an American industry consultancy, the average cost of installing home automation equipment was between $7, 000 and $9, 000 in 1995. In 1995, the percentage of American households that had used advanced home automation equipment was 0.33%. The home automation market is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 8% over the next five years. PARKS survey shows, the home Internet market will reach total $5.7 billion by 2004. According to the forecast of international experts, by the end of 2000 international smart home product sales can reach 2.4 billion dollars and $14.8 billion in 2004.


Development opportunity

Smart house is the inevitable trend that household develops in the future, although market just begins, but the competition is very fierce already, there are no less than 5 enterprises to be engaged in this respect to develop technically in Ningbo.

Manufacturing enterprises need to use big data in industrial adjustment and transformation. In the future, data will become the fourth productive force to promote social progress. At the same time, the big data analysis on which smart home is based is also an important way for traditional manufacturing enterprises to transform and upgrade.



Bill Gates is the first family that uses smart home system, up to now nearly 30 years, intelligent household controlling system came to public notice gradually. In the past two years, with the popularity of wifi, wireless smart home gradually replaced the wired products. In the wireless field, China used latest Zigbee smart home, does not move behind other countries. However, it has potential but develops slowly, and people's consumption awareness and ability are not mature.


At present, many Chinese smart home products and technology appear significantly low, medium, high levels, the industry entered a rapid growth period. Facing a huge marketing demand, the industry is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 19.8%, with an output value of 124 billion RMB in 2015.



The initial development of the smart home system mainly in lamplight remote control, electric remote control and electric curtain control, now there are more functions, continuously extended to family security alarm, background music, video intercom, fingerprint control etc. we can see the smart home systems have covered almost all the traditional weak current industry, Market development prospect is big, so industry related brands to intensify efforts to compete for smart home business.