Connected-home device shipments are predicted to grow at a compound annual rate of 67% over the next five years, according to Business Insider. We asked eNews readers if they use “smart home” products, such as smart appliances or energy equipment like smart thermostats. Most readers (60%) responded no, and 20% each answered maybe or yes.


“Depends upon how expensive they are above the simpler, not-smart alternative.”

“Every thing I own or purchase does not have to be connected to the Internet.”