North America was the largest market accounting for 35.7% of the share in 2016, owing to the adoption of the technology and availability of affordable solutions is expected to augment market growth. Europe is expected to witness sluggish growth over the forecast period on account of market saturation. Factors such as awareness towards security & safety of property, particularly in countries such as Germany, UK and France, is expected to drive the market over the forecast period. Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and the Middle East are expected to lead the global home automation market in the next few years.
Wireless systems were extensively used and are expected to witness a growth at an 11.7% CAGR on account of shift of consumers to a hands-free method of operation. Computing network is anticipated to achieve substantial growth in future owing to the availability of wearable computing devices and high-speed internet connectivity.
Safety & security was the largest contributor and is expected to witness the fastest growth on account of advancement of technology such as biometric enabled lock system, camera feeds, and alarm systems which prevent theft and burglary. Mainstream automation systems are expected to witness significant growth in upcoming years on account of its ability to integrate all smart electronic appliances to form one intelligent system which can be accessible by the user.
Custom automation systems are anticipated to grow on account of its ability to provide features which suit the personal requirement of the customer. Moreover, these systems are available over a broad price range, thus, providing a consumer with the option of picking and choosing functions that suit their homes.
Hexa Research has segmented the global home automation market based on technology, application, type and region:
Segmentation by networking technology, 2014 – 2024 (USD Million)
- Wired systems
- Power-line systems
- Computing networks
- Wireless systems
Segmentation by application, 2014 – 2024 (USD Million)
- Safety & security
- Energy management
Segmentation by type, 2014 – 2024 (USD Million)
- Custom Automation
- Mainstream Automation System
- Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
- Managed Home Automation
Segmentation by region, 2014 – 2024 (USD Million)
- North America
- Asia Pacific
- Central & South America
Key players analyzed
- Siemens AG
- Crestron Electronics, Inc.
- Schneider Electric
- Johnson Controls, Inc.
- Control4 Corporation
- Ingersoll-Rand PLC
- Leviton Manufacturing Company, Inc.