Consumer opinion: benefits and risks of connected devices in the UK 2014

For which of the following connected devices, if any, do you think the benefits outweigh the potential privacy risks?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 29, 2014
Consumer opinion: benefits and risks of connected devices in the UK 2014 This statistic shows the benefits of connected devices according consumers in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. Of respondents, 34 percent reported that the benefits of Smart TVs outweigh the potential privacy risks.
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For which of the following connected devices, if any, do you think the benefits outweigh the potential privacy risks?

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Share of respondents
Mention Any (NET)64%
Smart TV (e.g., Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV)34%
Connected car (e.g., car with Internet connection, GPS system or electronic toll collection device)33%
Smart meter (e.g., an Internet-connected thermostat or utility meter)29%
Wireless fitness tracker (e.g., Fitbit, FuelBand)20%
Employee access card with sensor19%
Smart refrigerator17%
Smart watch15%
Smart glasses (e.g., headpiece that delivers digital information hands-free, such as Google Glass)11%
None of the above36%
Other0%
Share of respondents
Mention Any (NET)64%
Smart TV (e.g., Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV)34%
Connected car (e.g., car with Internet connection, GPS system or electronic toll collection device)33%
Smart meter (e.g., an Internet-connected thermostat or utility meter)29%
Wireless fitness tracker (e.g., Fitbit, FuelBand)20%
Employee access card with sensor19%
Smart refrigerator17%
Smart watch15%
Smart glasses (e.g., headpiece that delivers digital information hands-free, such as Google Glass)11%
None of the above36%
Other0%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 29, 2014
This statistic shows the benefits of connected devices according consumers in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. Of respondents, 34 percent reported that the benefits of Smart TVs outweigh the potential privacy risks.
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