Tag: device

Privacy is a Concern for 50% of Consumers Considering Internet of Things Devices

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.

Life is Easier with Voice-Activated Smart Devices, say 78% of Consumers

Qual­comm Tech­nolo­gies Inter­na­tion­al, Ltd., a sub­sidiary of Qual­comm Incor­po­rat­ed, today at its IoT Indus­try Ana­lyst Work­shop released the 2018 State of Play report, based on a sur­vey of 6,000 con­sumers in Chi­na, the Unit­ed King­dom and the Unit­ed States. The report looks to ana­lyze pur­chas­ing dri­vers, and to bet­ter under­stand how con­sumers feel about and inter­act with audio tech­nol­o­gy.

eReaders can Bridge the Technology-Caused Gap Between Parents and Children

Nation­al polling released today by the Amer­i­can Speech-Language-Hearing Asso­ci­a­tion (ASHA) and Read Aloud 15 MINUTES shows that sig­nif­i­cant per­cent­ages of par­ents report their children's pop­u­lar tech­nol­o­gy use is rou­tine­ly tak­ing time away from read­ing and con­vers­ing, activ­i­ties basic to fos­ter­ing brain and com­mu­ni­ca­tion devel­op­ment.