Give or take 5 years ago, consumers rarely saw what the Internet of Things would mean to their private lives. Today, they increasingly do: not just because they are are interested in technology but mainly because a range of new applications and connected devices has hit the market.
Gadgets have become part of our daily lives. Smartphones, tablets and smart wearables such as watches and health trackers have become ubiquitous - but there are increasing numbers of smart home products as well, such as thermostats, TVs, kitchen accessories and many more – smart consumer products are everywhere.