According to a study conducted by a publication dedicated to the chain of distribution of electrical material in Spain, and that it has received opinions from several of the most important companies of the sector of the home connected in Spain, this area could be to the 6,000 million euros in Europe in the next four years.
In addition, the report also concludes that the compatibility of tablets and smartphones with domotic systems It will be an important element in the consolidation of the intelligent House.
The economic forecasts make us “provide for an optimal evolution of this segment” they say in the report, at the time that add the statements of representatives of manufacturers of reference in the field of intelligent homes that They provide their vision about where he is going home automation in the short term.
Home automation and energy saving
One of the brands surveyed is Simon, whose leaders believe that home automation is ‘a sector booming on which the company relies fully.’. From this company they believe that technology has come to affect all areas of our daily life, in a way that the Internet of things is already something real in all kinds of buildings, whether hotels, homes, or even schools. On the other hand, those responsible for Simon put the accent on energy saving claiming that the home automation “may represent a savings of between 30% and 45%, while their installation costs are very low in general.”
For his part, Hager is another of the consulted firms and which also highlights the question of costs in relation to the installation of home automation systems in Spanish households: “facilities owners and end users are increasingly aware with energy expenditure, as well as the management of consumption to have greater energy efficiency.” Thus, from Hager say that when it is designed and installed a of these facilities prima to be respectful with the environment and to make efficient use of energy, something that “automatically translates into a significant economic savings.”
Another brand that looks positively forward is ABB, who believes that home automation is “a sector of enormous potential” to its introduction in Spain is still very low. The causes for optimism are on several factors which the firm says is detected: recovery of the real estate market, demands for improvements in the security of the home and work spaces, increasing the number of people elderly or disabled and increase in families seeking to remotely control your appliances as well as items such as lights or windows of their homes.
The role of tablet and Smartphone
Representatives of Schneider Electric also have a positive vision of the future in the short term and believe that in Spain will follow the growing line planned for the European continent. In his clear commitment to new technologies and their application in households, since this signing they expect “that the concept of Internet of Things come full households, and with it the extension of the same in the field of intelligent housing to give it a definitive impulse in the medium term.”
Finally, consulted about the pros and cons that currently exist in the automation sector, from Schneider Electric are running the key that you have already made strides and that they consider could be essential for the extension of such solutions: “the sector has achieved the compatibility of smartphones and other devices with which we usually connect to Internet with systems that provide intelligence to domestic facilities, so that the interface with the customer has become a familiar element and the domain the user.”