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Voice Control is driving the usage of Smart Home in India

Voice Control is driving the usage of Smart Home in India

According to insights that came up in a study conducted by Techarc for Amazon 
India, almost 92% users say that voice-control has made it convenient for them to set up a smart homeThe study collected inputs from over 1200 smart home users, residing across metro and non-metro cities. More than 90% of users have purchased their first smart home device in the last two years.   

Besides smart speakers, smart TV (81%), smart lights (56%) and smart ACs (55%) are the top 3 home appliances that are mostly operated using voice, according to the study.
Faisal Kawoosa, Founder and Chief Analyst, Techarc, said, “Among factors like increase in penetration of fixed broadband and need for automation in homes due to Covid-19 pandemic, the convenience of interacting with home appliances through voice has emerged as an essential factor driving smart home adoption”.

“There are thousands of smart home devices compatible with Alexa across categories like bulbs, plugs, locks, cameras, ceiling fans, TVs, air conditioners, air purifiers, etc. ranging from INR 500 to INR 1,50,000,"said Parag Gupta, Director and Country Manager for Amazon Devices, India.