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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Fulfilling The Promise of Smart Homes that Consumers Imagine and Expect

The promise of smart homes continues to bring new consumers, platforms and manufacturers to the category, but sustainable growth will depend upon interoperability. Creating ecosystems and devices that work well together, perhaps by standardizing on two or three protocols, is only half the solution

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Smart Home Voice Assistant Report - 2017

The expansion of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled services from companies including Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Samsung is expected to drive growth of the AI-powered digital assistants market ... .

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices
Digital Assistants & Artificial Intelligence (AI) Report - 2017

Digital assistant and artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled services are gathering momentum across the technology, media and telecom industries. These services are creating new forms of user interface (UI) and require device makers, media companies, consumer platforms, service providers and smart home vendors to adapt and develop new strategies.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
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