U.S. Smart Home Adoption Doubles

According to ABI Research, home automation systems installed in the United States this year almost doubled over 2011 shipments, with 1.5 million systems installed. In 2017, more than 8 million systems will ship, the research house predicts, showing a CAGR rate of 45.2% between 2011 and 2017.

In the United States over the past 12 months, Verizon (NYSE:VZ) has rolled out its service offering, cable companies including Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) have expanded their footprints, and security vendors including ADT and Vivint continued to see strong demand for their solutions.
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