Non-metros go the ‘smart’ way: Survey

Chennai: Not just those living in metro cities, but those in non-metros too are adopting to smart living style, according to a latest survey.

Non-metro city respondents felt that smart speakers and voice-control make setting up a smart home easy and affordable without the hassles of re-wiring. All you need is Wi-Fi. You can start with just one smart bulb and based on your needs use other smart appliances like a plug, tube light, fan, air-purifier, AC, vacuum cleaner and more.

Almost 48 per cent parents said that voice -controlled smart speakers are a great way to let kids experience the latest technology as well as use it as a tool for learning.

The study revealed that 58 per cent of the respondents in non-metros listen to music and unwind every day.

According to Parag Gupta, head of Amazon Devices, India, “Last year, Amazon Echo doubled its growth in non-metros across India. We will continue to invent on behalf of customers to make Alexa and Echo an important part of their lives.”


NT Bureau