With technology, everything is becoming smart and, the trend of smart homes is also setting in in the Netherlands, with the launch of Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Apple Homekit soon. Despite the popularity of smart home in the media, the adoption of this concept appears to have dropped.
In July 2018, renowned research firm GfK carried out their Smart Home Monitor for the fourth consecutive time recording the trends over 4 years. The study reveals the current trends in smart home adoption and the top barriers that remain a challenge. The research involved 1,001 Dutch respondents were questioned in the 18+ age group.