Blake Kozak

Blake Kozak

Blake Kozak is a Principal Analyst for the Security Technology Group at IHS. Blake is responsible for all research across the smart home which includes business models, platforms, devices, consumer video and competitive analysis. Since joining IHS in 2008, he has authored numerous syndicated reports and intelligence services on intruder alarms, electronic physical access control, Access Control as a Service (ACaaS), perimeter security and residential security. Blake is also a regular speaker at industry events.

Before joining IHS, Blake helped oversee Ohio University’s access control system and interned with a US Congressional leader in order to conduct research on healthcare and other initiatives. Blake earned his BA – Phi Beta Kappa – in Public Policy from Ohio University.


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Collaboration accelerates bright future for smart home

The smart home market has seen significant growth since 2010. Specifically, less than 0.5% of homes in the American region had connected home devices such as thermostats, lighting, security and entertainment in 2010; by the end of 2017, nearly 12% of households in the region will have connected home devices, an average of six devices per home.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Smart Home Penetration by Country

This interactive Excel workbook shows the penetration rate of smart home devices for 20 countries and sub-regions. ...

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Smart Home Service Provider Comparison Report – 2017

This market brief assess the offering of 18 smart home service providers (SP).

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