(PRWEB UK) 5 January 2013
According to the report Global Connected Home Market: 2013-2018: Smart Appliances, DLNA & 3-Screen Strategy the connected home offers the potential for new revenue streams, as operators partnered with content providers and OEMs can capitalise on the unique opportunities offered by an emerging ecosystem of smart devices.
For content providers the connected home market will provide a surge in demand for commercial content. Overall, the connected home's interoperability allows content and services to be delivered to ultimately more end-points, thus increasing revenue opportunities for both content and service providers.
The 131 page report shows that many consumers are already utilising many smart devices and services for low-level smart home functionality. Building on a foundation of consumer interest ecosystem members, new market entrants must act swiftly in order to stake a claim in a market which will be worth $101 billion in 2013.