Smart Buildings

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:

Home Automation

  • Building Automation
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Lighting
  • Fire & Safety
  1. 30 Nov 2016  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Emerging Participants and New Entrants in Energy Management Markets (2016)

    Data-driven Analytics and End-to-End IoT Solutions to Drive Growth Opportunities in the Smart Ecosystem

    Building Energy Management (BEM) has emerged as a fast growing sector with increasing emphasis on improving energy efficiency and sustainability across industries. Both emerging participants and start-ups have introduced innovative energy management solutions that include IoT platforms, energy dashboards, and cloud services to lead innovation effor...

    $1,500.00
  2. 04 Oct 2016  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Winning Solutions and Applications in the Connected Homes Market

    Dynamic Growth Opportunities for Security and Connected Health

    This research service takes a detailed look at two of the most dynamic segments of the connected home and connected living ecosystem, namely—connected health and connected security. Security and home monitoring is already one of the core elements of the connected home; and connected health is poised to drive the next wave of growth beyond 2020. ...

    $1,500.00
  3. 15 Sep 2016  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Growth Opportunities for Indoor Energy Harvesting

    Sensors and Actuators Powered by Energy Scavenging to Disrupt Building Technologies

    This study analyses the drivers and restraints of the global market for indoor energy harvesting solutions that make electronic and electric devices in homes and buildings self-sufficient. Frost & Sullivan has identified a variety of product solutions that could be equipped with energy harvesting by 2030. Energy harvesting powered devices are compl...

    $3,000.00
  4. 10 Aug 2016  |  North America  |  Customer Research

    Connected Home Market and Implications of Cyber Risks

    Understanding Threats and Opportunities within Smart Technology Ecosystems of North American Homes

    The ecosystem of the connected homes market has expanded quite rapidly over the last five years, encompassing a host of technology vendors and service providers from home automation to information and communications technology (ICT), integrated service providers, utilities, and more. This study, based on a survey of 1,263 respondents in the United ...

    $6,000.00
  5. 10 Aug 2016  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Connected Homes—Supplier Strategies and Business Models

    Customer Engagement and Business Model Innovation are Keys to Success

    The connected homes market has taken off in recent years and is poised to enter a period of very high growth. However, not everyone will win and there are still outstanding questions about customer engagement, business model, route to market, winning applications, and the future competitive landscape. This Market Insight presents an outlook for the...

    $1,500.00
  6. 03 Mar 2016  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Direct Current (DC) Distribution in Homes and Buildings—Impact and Opportunities, Forecast to 2020

    Catalysed by Technology and Transformative Building Ecosystems, Renewable Energy Technologies and Energy Storage Systems Help DC Gain Traction

    With the rising penetration of energy-consuming 'above the waist' (native DC) loads in commercial and residential applications and the increasing focus on the adoption of energy-efficient systems to fulfill ambitious national goals, the debate over the relative merits of AC- versus DC- based systems has intensified. This study takes the discussion...

    $3,000.00
  7. 02 Mar 2016  |  Global  |  Market Research

    World Voice Alarm Systems Market, Forecast to 2019

    Growth Opportunities to be Driven by Safety Standards in Developed Countries and Dynamic Construction in Developing Countries

    The global voice alarm systems (VAS) market is experiencing dynamic growth as voice-based systems become widely accepted in the market for fire and safety. As regulations and guidelines advance, VAS will begin to be required in more applications, penetrating the lower tiers of the market and opening up mass market opportunities to drive growth. Thi...

    $4,950.00