A device that plugs into the internet, connects to an app or other device and allows a home to remotely control its temperature, lights and more could soon be a household tool.
But the technology is still a little way from mass deployment, and a lot of questions remain.
Here are the questions and answers: How will I use the IoT device?
How can I control the temperature of my house?
Will it work on a sunny day?
What kinds of smart home devices are being developed?
How do I control my thermostat?
How does the device work and what are its advantages and disadvantages?
Are there privacy concerns?
How much does the IoT gadget cost?
Will my house be connected to the internet?
What are the main risks?
Is there a way to protect privacy and control the device?
Does the device have to be connected wirelessly?
Is it compatible with the devices already on the market?
What if I lose my IoT device or get sick from a power outage?
Will there be a way for me to buy and repair the device and keep it working without going through the hassle of a traditional repair?
What about home automation and automation from other devices?
Will this type of smart device replace the use of traditional home appliances?
Is the IoT the future of home automation?
Does it mean the end of traditional kitchen appliances?
And what if I am a consumer who wants to control my home with an app?
How will this product be sold?
How should I store the IoT gadgets?
What kind of home monitoring devices will be available?
Is IoT connected appliances secure?
What will happen to my home once it becomes a smart home?
What happens if I get sick?
Are smart home appliances safe?
Are they safe for children?
How far can I take this product?
How is it possible to control the devices?
What does it mean to use IoT in a smart house?
Is this device compatible with older home automation devices?
Can I buy an existing IoT device and connect it to the IoT product?
Is an IoT appliance a smart device?
Will IoT appliances be available in the United States?
Will they be available at my local store?
How long will it take to buy one?
Is that a problem?
Are IoT products safe?
How could this product affect the IoT market?
How would this product impact the IoT?
What would happen if this product were sold in the future?
How big of a problem is this problem?
Will I be able to buy the IoT smart device and be able control it remotely?
Will the IoT appliance be available for purchase in the next year?
How many smart home products will be developed?
Will we be able in the near future to control this IoT device remotely?
How important is this technology to consumers?
What do consumers need to know about this product to make this purchase?
How are smart home accessories being developed, and how will they be sold to consumers if this device becomes a consumer product?
What is the market for smart home appliance?
Will consumers want to buy smart home gadgets in the coming years?
Will smart home technology be a big part of the future and should consumers consider IoT as a part of that?
Is Smart Home IoT a technology that is in demand or are there other products in the market that might make this technology even more appealing?
What should we do if we need to buy a smart energy control device?
What might happen to this product if it became a consumer device?
Can this product replace traditional home heating and air conditioning systems?
How might the IoT home control device work?
Will these devices be sold in larger markets?
What impact will the IoT devices technology have on climate change?
How useful is the IoT in controlling my house and how would that be beneficial?
Are the smart home solutions affordable?
Will a smart thermostatic appliance cost more than the traditional heating and cooling system?
Are thermostats and other energy control devices going to replace the current heating and ventilation systems?
Are more smart home automation products coming soon?
How reliable is the current IoT product technology?
What can I expect from smart home smart home systems?
What devices will the next generation of smart homes be connected with?
How secure are these products?
Will other smart home technologies be available to consumers and what impact will that have on smart home consumers?
Are home automation gadgets being used for bad purposes?
How effective are smart automation devices and are there any security issues?
Will consumer-owned IoT smart devices be able have a long lifespan?
Will connected smart home lighting be available on a national or international scale?
What technologies could be used in a home automation system?
How about home control systems?
Is smart home security a threat?
Is home security an issue?
Are connected smart homes safe?
What could a home security system look like?
How safe are connected smart devices?
How well will connected smart lighting work?
What other types of smart lighting might be available as connected smart products?
Are these devices safe for kids?
Will kids have to install their own smart lighting?
How quickly can connected smart lights be