Can the IoT Reduce Your Clutter?

I have never thought that a smart home can reduce, but the more I thought about it the it make sense. So here is one big reason for me that a smart home will make my live better.

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Over the past 30 years, the square footage of American homes has increased by over 50 percent.

There’s a lot to unpack in that statistic, from urban migration to income to personal tastes, but when we consider the sheer amount of stuff we cram into our homes it’s hardly surprising.

In fact, we have greatly increased our household possessions, and according to a four-year study of middle-class households published in 2012, the effect of chaos and clutter is linked to expanded home size, as well as increases in stress levels, and reduced outdoor activity.

While the tyranny of stuff may be stifling the middle-class, the pendulum may be about to swing in the other direction, thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). But if the problem is things; how can an internet of things solve the problem? The answer lies in “servitization”.

Servitization can be defined a couple of…

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