U.S. Domestic Internet-of-Things (IoT) Applications Adoption Rate

U.S. Domestic Internet-of-Things (IoT) Applications Adoption Rate

Proof Point

U.S. adoption rates for IoT applications ranged from 8% to 20% in 2016, while another 21% to 31% of population expressing interest in future adoption

U.S. Domestic Internet-of-Things (IoT) Applications Adoption Rate

2016 (percentage of population)

Note: Data based on research conducted by U.K. Office of Communications (Ofcom) of 1,016 U.S. random adults over age 18 from online consumer panel, with 95% confidence level and 3% margin of error.

Proof Point Findings

  • Domestic Internet-of-Things (IoT) Applications – Network of connected devices found in homes with enhanced features, better control systems, and ability to access cloud-based information and resources
  • U.S. Domestic IoT Adoption – Connected car (20%), smart appliances (17%), and smart entertainment system (17%) most common domestic applications in 2016
  • Ownership Interests – More than 20% of population expressed high interest to own each IoT-enabled device in their homes, with smart home security systems (31%), connected car (24%), and smart control systems (22%) as most desired applications
  • Key Adoption Drivers – Include increasing computational power, expanding availability of wireless networks, growing demand for efficient resource management, and proliferation of enhanced IoT applications





Date Last Updated

May 15, 2017

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