The home security and home automation industries are continuing to merge. More and more home security providers are offering a home automation option, and as it turns out, it is what the consumer is looking for.
In a survey conducted by BestHomeSecurityCompanys.com, over 1,000 prospective home security customers were asked how important a home automation option is when deciding what home security provider to go with.
An overwhelming percentage of consumers stated that having a home automation option in addition to their home security service is important.
Also interesting to note is the percentage of people who do not know what home automation is. Considering the recency of the home automation industry, it is interesting to see that only 5.8% of consumers are unaware of the service. In addition, only 4.7% of customer found the home automation option to be unimportant.