Building, Home & City Technology

End-to-end coverage of smart homes, buildings, smart cities, lighting, alarms, and access control, providing a complete picture of the markets and supply chains that impact building and city evolution.


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Blake Kozak | August 06, 2020
The North American smart speaker market has continued to thrive despite the economic devastation caused by COVID-19. Perhaps because many consumers in the United States continue to be encouraged to remain at home as much as possible, spending habits have shifted from entertainment, restaurants and travel to home improvement projects and home comfort.
Preston Reine, Peter Taylor, Ivan Campos | May 12, 2020
Although the effects of COVID-19 on the industrial automation equipment market were not obvious in the first quarter of this year, it seems that the worst is yet to come. Looking specifically at motors and drives, end users across all industries have put orders on hold and reduced investments in new equipment. Some industries like food & beverage and other consumer-driven applications have remained unaffected, but the main takeaway is that the impact of COVID-19 on the motor and drive markets has been quite detrimental.


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Identify growth opportunities in the access control equipment market with the most granular analysis available. Measure the global market for access control equipment with the five-year forecast for 40 equipment types across 15 industries and 35 countries or subregions.
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Reports View All (110)

  • David Gonzalez | July 31, 2020
    This 2020 study provides a comprehensive, detailed view of the intruder alarm market in Italy. The goal of this report is to provide marketing and technical executives with an up-to-date, thorough assessment of the market and to forecast the impact of significant trends over the next five years.
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    The Media & Technology Digest provides a monthly analysis of the key trends and innovations shaping the global technology landscape. Written by our senior analysts the digest includes a detailed focus on key industry hot topics, analysis of all major industry and product announcements with in-depth examinations of significant industry trends.
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  • Baldesh Singh, Li Fen Siew | July 06, 2020
    This Smart City Profile is one of a series produced as part of the Omdia Smart Cities Intelligence Service. These dedicated studies are designed to complement the group’s already extensive research portfolio by providing in-depth analysis on market development at the individual city level.
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  • Josh Builta | August 06, 2020
    Forecast on devices deployed in smart city deployments. Devices are split by region and grouped by function, including: mobility and transport, energy and resource efficiency, physical infrastructure, safety and security, healthcare
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  • Blake Kozak | August 05, 2020
    In-depth analysis of the smart home device market. Analyzes trends across smart home with market shares (brands like Apple, Google, Amazon) for video surveillance cameras, smart speakers, lighting and thermostats among 15 other devices.
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  • Blake Kozak | August 05, 2020
    Analysis of smart home device penetration by 20 countries/sub-regions and device type. Includes 19 smart home devices (like video surveillance cameras, video doorbells, smart speakers, thermostats, lighting) in terms of broadband households.
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  • Horse Liu | October 02, 2018
    IFA is the main CE show for Europe, with a very wide range of products on show. In recent years it has introduced white goods and these now account easily for a third of the show.
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  • July 05, 2018
    Being one of the largest gathering events of the global lighting society, the Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (also known as Guang’ya Exhibition) grabs the attention of the world every year in June. The noteworthy trends and phenomenon are summarized in this show report.
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  • Frankfurt, Germany
    Paul Bremner, Bryan Montany | April 13, 2018
    Light+Building, the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building service technology, welcomed more than 2,700 exhibitors from 55 countries, across more than 260,000 square meters spread ove 25 halls.
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Analysts View All (9)

  • Icon Principal Analyst, Smart Home and Security Technology
    As the key analyst who oversees all research across the smart home and home appliance space, Blake Kozak keeps close and continuous watch of his fast-evolving sphere, which has undergone significant change in recent years.
  • Icon Research Director, Home & Building Technologies
    Mr. Justin Siller is the research director responsible for the home, building and city technologies group at IHS Markit.
  • Icon Associate Director, IoT and Smart Cities
    Liz Cruz manages the IoT and Smart Cities technology research portfolios within Omdia.
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