Aside from wearables, no other sector of gadgets seemed more present at the 2015 International CES than connected home electronics.
While some pushed back against this trend with high-end consumer appliances that lacked connectivity, VentureBeat saw companies ranging from startups to venerable electronics brands move into this space. And it makes sense. CEA reports that while only 10 percent of consumers own a wireless multiroom audio product, 44 percent want to own one. Also according to the CEA, structured wiring, security, and home theater technologies dominate the top electronics categories for the home.
We surveyed dozens of connected home technologies throughout the week at CES 2015, talking to their leadership and spokespeople, and getting hands-on time whenever we could. Here are our top 5 favorites.
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