Metova, a world-leading provider of mobile, connected car, connected home and IoT Solutions, announced the results of a survey revealing the sentiment of over 1000 consumers on IoT and connected home technologies. Notably, less than 20% of people surveyed feel like they have a good understanding of what the Internet of Things is, however, nearly 70% of consumers already own at least one IoT device. In addition, 84% of people would like the ability to monitor their utility usage in real-time with connected devices, and would choose a utility provider over a competitor based on that ability if given a choice.
As technology continues to seep into seemingly every aspect of everyday life ÛÒ and with familiarity so often breeding contempt ÛÒ it should come as no surprise that it rubs some Americans the wrong way. More than 7 in 10 Americans think technology has become too distracting and is creating a lazy society.