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Michelle G
Michelle G
2/1/2017 7:27:11 PM
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Re: Future penetration
I'm curious about companie's upgrade plans. Do they have a roadmap to provide firmware updates far into the future?

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
1/31/2017 11:47:24 PM
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Re: Future penetration
@Michelee:

Yes, I see your point. The built in features may soon turn out to be obsolete by the time there is maturity of a trend to be ready to be adapted. Then upgrade is surely going to be a challenge.

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ms.akkineni
ms.akkineni
1/31/2017 11:45:09 PM
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Re: Future penetration
This seems to be pretty valid statement. I hear that even newly built high end homes in India now offer IOT features packaged into the price model.

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Michelle G
Michelle G
12/31/2016 8:55:45 PM
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Re: Future penetration
@maryam Integrating the home for IoT will be tricky once upgrades are required (maybe). Consider the built-in home entertainment trend. Those homes were wired for entertainment and ended up being difficult to upgrade later. TVs were trimmed down and wireless became readily available.

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maryam@impact
maryam@impact
12/30/2016 7:47:17 PM
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Re: Future penetration
I think it will depend on the home price point, I think higher end hpmrs will see it within 5 years budget homes maybe never of a very long time.

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afwriter
afwriter
12/30/2016 6:18:10 PM
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Re: Future penetration
I can't agree more with these words.  I think that IoT will become a part of everyday lifw when IoT features start to come standard in new houses (I like to imagine that something like Echo or Google Home will start being built into the house itself). Just like electronic windows and cruise control come standard in every car today and we don't even think about it. 

I would predict that it will be about 20 years from now, what do you think?

 

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maryam@impact
maryam@impact
12/30/2016 1:08:57 PM
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Future penetration
I agree we still need to evolve in the home area but we will get there eventually. Right now the issues with IOT have not been fully addressed and the reliability of Wi Fi is still an issue. When the home becomes more integrated and and reliable the smart home will come into its own but only for a portion of the population. I still think it will be a long time until its reached huge penetration levels.

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