A major revolution in urban technology and digitization of services is underway with the emergence of Smart cities. The convergence of technology and competition is bringing intelligence and driving the integration of buildings into the smart city ecosystem and longer term trends such as the Internet of Buildings. Smart buildings hold the key to building futuristic smart cities. Digitally connected intelligent buildings and data analytics will drive innovation from building and energy efficiency to full smart city integration.
Frost & Sullivan’s Homes & Buildings Program Area focuses on the transformational trends shaping the future of the smart buildings market and smart cities market by providing global industry analysis, custom consulting, growth consulting (strategy consulting), market research, market forecasts, and insights into emerging technologies that include:
- Building Automation
- Energy Management
- Energy Harvesting
- Fire & Safety
10 Jan 2019  |  Global
Brand Agnostic Software Solutions will Adopt a Data-driven Approach in Creating Intelligent Lighting Environments
Lighting controls have transitioned from being simple devices that are used to control (turn on and turn off or dim) lighting appliances to being critical components of smart buildings. The advent of sensors and innovations in LED lighting has hastened developments within the lighting controls market. Apart from conventional benefits such as energy...
28 Mar 2019  |  Europe
Strong Growth and Broad Opportunities in Europe’s Highest Potential FM Market
The overall addressable FM market in Germany is the biggest in Europe, although the actual market revenue is underdeveloped due to a high reliance on in-house services in many industrial sectors. As FM awareness increases and outsourcing becomes more widely accepted, the situation is changing, and the growth in Germany will be among the highest in ...
29 Apr 2019  |  Global
Artificial Intelligence (AI), Voice Command Control, and IoT-enabled Lighting to Drive the Industry Forward
The homes and buildings (H&B) industry continues to evolve, driven by transformational technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, and the cloud. These technologies are significantly impacting smart homes, LED lighting, building automation, and building energy management markets. Ev...
16 May 2019  |  Global
Excessive noise levels produced as a result of rapid urbanization coupled with expanding transport warrant the need for noise abatement technologies
The rapid increase in the intensity and the number of sources involved in augmenting noise pollution combined with the increase in urbanization results in more people exposed to noise pollution globally. Noise pollution will therefore have a direct impact on human health and behavior. Increasing noise pollution will also have negative economic impa...
31 May 2019  |  Asia Pacific
BAS to Endure with New Business Models and Smart Cities Development in Southeast Asia
The Southeast Asian building automation system (BAS) market is in its growth stage and presents a mixed bag of opportunities, which is marked by a high degree of regional variance with respect to market development and thus demand. This diversity necessitates customized solutions depending on the requirement of both the region and end user. The rap...
28 Jun 2019  |  Europe
Reviving Construction Industry and Improving Building Codes and Regulations will Drive the Market
This research on the European fire detection (sensors and alarms that detect and warn against fire) and fire suppression (water-based, gas-based and foam fire suppression systems) market offers an overview of the fire safety market in Europe for the period from 2015 to 2025. In this research, revenue represents manufacturers’ sales of fire and sa...
03 Jun 2019  |  Asia Pacific
LED Revolution, Smart Technology, and New Business Models Propelling a Paradigm Shift
From traditional incandescent lamps to compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) to light-emitting diodes (LED) and laser diodes (LD), the lighting market has come a long way in the last 10 years. With growing LED adoption and increasing smart solutions, leveraging Internet of Things (IoT) and Light Fidelity (LiFi), the lighting market is going through a pha...
29 Aug 2019  |  Global
A Measurement System to Spark Companies 2 Action (C2A)—Innovation That Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
The global elevator market is generally deemed low risk and is steadily growing. The market is closely tied to the performance of the global real estate development market, as an elevator is a common and important component in a building. The market is expected to grow about 4% annually from 2018 to 2025, attributed to three factors: the demand for...
28 Jun 2019  |  Europe
Market Transformation Driven by Convergence of FM with Workplace Change Management to Offer Business Productivity
The facility management (FM) market in the United Kingdom is going through a transformation driven by technology innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, and creative new service offerings. The UK FM market is one of the most developed and mature in the world with a highly competitive international supply base. FM services are ...
28 Aug 2019  |  Global
Global Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) and Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) Market, Forecast to 2025
Energy Efficiency Legislation, Customer Awareness, and Commitment to Sustainability are Crucial for Accelerated Market Growth
The Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) and Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) market is dynamic and poised for accelerated growth for the next 7 years. BEMS is primarily driven by the trend of high peak demand charges, customers’ commitment towards sustainability, energy efficiency legislation, state incentives for buildings to install ...