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Smart appliance shipments to grow tenfold by 2021: Juniper

telecom | 11/01/2016 8:37 pm EDT

In five years, the worldwide number of connected home appliance shipments will reach 202 million, compared to 17 million this year, according to Juniper Research Ltd. The study found that “with the additional cost of including basic connectivity now less than $10, hardware manufacturers would increasingly introduce the functionality into many mass market as well as high-end items including fridges, ovens and washing machines,” the U.K.-based company said in a Tuesday press release.   It ranked Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., General Electric...