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Price and privacy remain barriers to smart home - study

Tuesday 25 October 2016 | 10:37 CET | News
While only a minority of Germans are skeptical about smart home technology, concerns around price and privacy among this group are difficult to overcome, new research has found. The study by energy service provider EWE and research institute Gesellschaft für Konsumforschung found 65.2 percent of Germans would be interested in living in a home powered by digital technology. This group reported lower costs and greater standards of comfort as the main attractions. However, 22.1 percent of respondents were not interested in smart home technology.

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Companies: EWE Tel
Countries: Germany
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