Austria is a country with a very powerful Internet infrastructure (see E-commerce report for more information). This has led to a rapid growth in technologies that depend on the internet and related services. In this report, we will provide an overview of the smart home industry in Austria.
Smart home devices are technologies and appliances that can be controlled and monitored over the internet or via a smartphone. When these devices communicate with each other over the internet, we call it the Internet of Things. These smart devices include a wide range of products such as smart temperature controllers, heating and cooling appliances, smart TVs, refrigerators, smart washing machines, vacuum cleaners, smart speakers etc.