Trend Report: Opening the Gates to Smart Homes

The smart home (a home where sensor-equipped objects and appliances are automated, remotely controlled or “talk” to each other) has both intrigued and frightened people for well over a decade now. With viable smart home products coming to market in the last few years, kiwi’s early smartphone adoption and digital behaviour indicates that we are great candidates for smart homes. But will our Kiwi-ness also put barriers in place?