The Internet of Things (IoT) and networking capabilities often breed ideas of technology that is out of human control. These visions have typically been spawned by TV programs like the Jetsons, showcasing fully automated homes and environments. These ideas may be conceivable in the near future, but the market for connected devices right now is still a largely human-controlled endeavor. Context-clues and sensors have yet to reach their full potential, and the variety of standards is holding back a lot of the potential progress in interoperability.
This means that the current market for IoT products hinges on simplicity and the product’s ability to make life cheaper and more efficient. For more information, check out this article: [http://www.theatlantic.com/sponsored/emerson-2015/the-simple-truth-about-smart-home-technology/305/?utm_source=TL#.k77fn6:V9kR]