Widespread IoT adoption requires good user experience

Widespread IoT adoption requires good user experience

When it comes to the Internet of Things (IoT), the key to widespread adoption isn’t a mass of features, but on how much attention is paid to user experience.

Where corporate and industrial buyers may focus on a device’s spec sheet and feature set, consumers care more about how a product is designed and how easily that product integrates into their everyday lives.

Gartner Research released a report estimating that a typical family home could contain more than 500 smart devices as early as 2022. This bolsters another report by Xfinity and August that estimates 1 in 4 homes in the United States will contain smart home technology by 2017.

It’s clear that IoT technology is exploding right now with a surge of new research and development being done by leading manufacturers,crowdfunding projects, and unprecedented interest in autonomous vehicles.

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