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Outlook for the Smart Home in Western Europe
The wide deployment of broadband communication in the home provides a conduit for many new applications.

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Outlook for the Smart Home in Western Europe

This white paper examines new smart home initiatives in security, energy, controls, and telecom channels and analyzes the solutions and strategies necessary for success in this growing market.

About the Sponsor

Verisure Securitas Direct is Europe’s leading supplier of safety and security services for the connected smart home. The company’s 1.7 million customers in 14 European and Latin American countries are served by 6,500 employees and a partner network.

The company has broadened its customer offerings within safety and security to also include smart home services, which are made possible with in-house innovation and a partnership strategy.

The company has developed the Verisure IQ – a modern ECO-system allowing full integration of smart home functionality supplied by partners connected to the system – and where all functions are fully accessible by the Verisure app.

The partnership community is growing and now contains companies such as ASSA ABLOY, Panasonic, Somfy, and Anticimex. The strength of the partnership model is that each company maintains full ownership of the customer but fully integrates relevant functionality. Read more on